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Bachelor of Science

Simulation & Visualization

About This Program

Degree Overview

Whether it’s computerized models of complex data or 3D virtual environments designed to train personnel against potentially volatile situations, engineers working in the simulation and visualization industry provide vital solutions necessary for growth across a variety of disciplines. Full Sail’s Simulation & Visualization bachelor of science degree program equips you with the programming and critical-thinking skills needed to study and design virtual systems. You’ll develop your tech savvy through hands-on experience, in order to keep pace with an ever evolving industry.

Named one of the Top 50 Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Colleges in the U.S. — Animation Career Review, 2023

Upcoming Start Dates
  • July 1
  • August 5
  • September 3
  • September 30

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Program at a Glance




Bachelor of Science Degree


Interested in earning a degree related to Simulation & Visualization? Here are some degree programs offered by Full Sail University related to this bachelor's program:


A math assessment is required to enroll in this program. For more information and how to prepare, please visit our FAQs. Explore other flexible enrollment options for campus programs.

  • When someone tells me something isn’t possible, I take it as a personal challenge.
  • I’m interested in how software interacts with hardware.
  • I pride myself on thinking outside the box.
  • I like to solve problems.
  • I’m fascinated by emerging and immersive technologies.
  • I consider myself a lifelong learner.

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Applied Human-Computer Interaction - This course explores human-computer interaction (HCI) from an interdisciplinary perspective, utilizing concepts from computer science, design, and psychology. Topics covered will include input/output devices, mobile-device constraints, universal design, interaction styles, cognitive load, and information processing.

Microcontrollers ‐ This course is a practical electronics course for any engineer developing peripherals for simulation. The course presents an understanding of basic electronics and covers theory, history, soldering, and components for USB sensing and control from a PC.

Virtual and Augmented Reality ‐ This course will introduce students to the concepts and technology at the forefront of development in virtual reality and augmented reality. Students will study the incorporation of current consumer-grade equipment and peripherals as well as the development of new devices.

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Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components
  • MSI GE Raider Laptop
  • MSI 3-yr Warranty
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • HP Reverb VR headset
  • MSI Air Gaming Backpack
Other Software Taught in this Program
  • Maple Academic
  • Mat-Lab
  • MS Visual Studio Pro (Download) (WIN)
  • Solidworks

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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