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DepartmentSchool of Cinema and Media Arts
Biola AffiliationsFaculty


  • MFA, Interactive Media, University of Southern California
  • B.A. Computer Science, University of California, San Diego


"Game design is one of the most powerful new storytelling mediums because it is so immersive and interactive." Michael is a narrative game designer currently prototyping his independent game, Telmahre, which explores using virtual spaces as a metaphor for a character’s mental state. In his first year at Biola, he has developed the new Game Design program for CMA. Michael has also taught game design, digital technology, digital art or computer science at several colleges. MFA USC, BA UCSD.


  • Adjunct professor at John Paul the Great Catholic University 
  • Adjunct Professor of Digital Technology, San Diego Mesa College 
  • Ministry leader at Parkside Church 


  • "God of Commerce" 


  • Fundamentals of Game Design 
  • Game Design I and II
  • Narrative Design for Games 
  • Level Design 
  • Introduction to Programming 
  • Game Scripting I and II
  • Production Studio I 
  • Digital Video, 
  • Flash Game Development
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Introduction to Multimedia.
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