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Video Game Design Program Requirements

The video game design minor consists of two required courses and 12 additional elective credits, for a total of 18 credits.

Minor in Video Game Design

A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.

Requirements

Required Courses - 6 credits

  • DIGC 271 – Video Game Design I (3)
  • DIGC 371 – Video Game Design II (3)

Electives - 12 credits

Choose 12 credits from the following:

  • COMM 449 – Media Entrepreneurship (3)
  • CSCI 161 – Foundations of Computer Science I (3)
  • CSCI 162 – Foundations of Computer Science II (3)
  • CSCI 231 – Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
  • CSCI 365 – Computer Graphics (3)
  • CSCI 395 – Artificial Intelligence (3)
  • DIGC 171 – Video Game History (3)
  • DIGC 275 – Writing for Games (3)
  • DIGC 265 – P1 Special Topics in Digital Cultures (3)
  • DIGC 471 – Mobile Game Development (3)
  • DIGC 490 – Senior Project (3)
  • ENGL 218C – P1 Theater and Design (3)
  • ENGL 382 – Digital Literacies (3)
  • MATH 111 – SQ Finite Math for Social Sciences (3)

Note: Only two courses applied to a student’s major may also be used to satisfy a requirement in the video game design minor.

Total: 18 credits


Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.