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Fall 2023
BUAD492 / INTR 390: Esports Ecosystem

In this course, learners will explore the historical context of the world of esports and esports as
an industry. Drawing on multiple disciplines, learners will apply concepts and ideas that
influence esports gamers and practitioners.

W&M prepares students to enter the $1.1 billion esports industry by offering interdisciplinary courses to coach them for a career in one of today’s fastest growing markets. 

Programs being explored:
  • Esports Fundamentals;
  • Health and wellness of student gamers and varsity gamers;
  • Narrative/storytelling in game design;
  • Music theory for in-game content;
  • Shoutcasting, broadcasting, or commentating tournaments;
  • Data science;
  • Event planning and development;
  • Marketing;
  • Game strategies;
  • Sports management;
  • Internships; and
  • Research.

Game on!