Computer Game Technology

The computer game technology minor, which is open to all students, gives you a foundation in programming and design. It is a joint program with interactive media, which means you’re exposed to game design, production, animation and storytelling. You complete the minor with a senior gaming capstone project.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses - 17 hrs.

  • CS 101: Introduction to Programming or equivalent - 4 hrs.
  • CS 102: Data Structures or equivalent - 3 hrs.
  • CS 140: Advanced Programming Concepts and Languages or equivalent - 1 hr.
  • CIS 451: Computer Game Design - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 452: Computer Game Modification - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 459: Computer Game Capstone Project - 3 hrs.

Elective courses (choose two) - 6 hrs.

  • CIS 453: Concepting and Storytelling - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 455: Computer Graphics - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 456: Game Engine Programming - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 457: Digital Animation - 3 hrs.
  • CIS 458: Sound Design - 3 hrs.