Undergraduate Minors

Undergraduate Minors

Undergraduate students may choose to supplement their major by choosing to add a minor to their degree program. Minors both inside and outside of CDM are available.

Minor/Major restriction: Some combinations of minors or minors and majors are prohibited as noted in the University Catalog and below.

Undergraduate Minors 2016-2017

  • In-Class
  • In-Class and Online
  • Online Only
  • Not Currently Offered
  • Animation Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    ANI 101OR ANI 201 (NOT BOTH)
    ANI 206
    20 credit hours from the following list of courses (at least 3 must be ANI):
    Any ANI course
    DC 201
    DC 210
    DC 220
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Animation (BA) or Animation (BS/BFA) are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Computer Science Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    MAT 140
    CSC 241
    CSC 242
    CSC 300
    CSC 301
    CSC 373
    CSC 374
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Computer Science (BS), Game Programming (BS), Information Technology (BS), or Math and Computer Science (BS) or minoring in Information Technology are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Data Analysis and Data Mining Minor
    IT 240OR CSC 355
    IT 223
    CSC 324
    CSC 367
    CSC 334
    2 courses chosen from the following list:
    CSC 241
    CSC 242OR CSC 243
    CSC 270
    CSC 380
    CSC 381
    CSC 382
    IS 360
    ISM 222
    MAT 150
    MAT 151
  • Designing for Physical Technology Minor
    ISM 210
    EXP 210
    GAM 240
    EXP 250
    EXP 390
    EXP 391
    2 courses from the following list
    EXP 340
    EXP 350
    EXP 360
    EXP 370
  • Digital Cinema Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    DC 201
    DC 205
    DC 220
    DC 210
    3 courses from the following list
    DC 215
    DC 225
    DC 275
    DC 310
    DC 320
    DC 321
    DC 323
    DC 349
    DC 389
    VFX 200
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BA) or any concentration in Film and Television (BFA) or minoring in Television Production are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Documentary Production Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    DC 110OR DC 210
    DC 369
    DC 371
    DC 374
    Choose 3 from the following list:
    DC 101OR DC 201
    DC 215
    DC 220
    DC 270
    DC 272
    DC 275
    DC 313
    DC 370
    DC 374
    DC 375
    TV 372
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BFA) - Documentary concentration are restricted from earning this minor.
  • E-Commerce Technology Minor
    IT 130
    CSC 241
    CSC 242
    IT 231
    ECT 330
    ISM 210
    1 courses from the following list
    ECT 355
    ECT 360
    IT 232
  • Game Design Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    ANI 101
    OR ANI 201
    ANI 230
    GAM 224
    OR GAM 226
    GAM 244
    GAM 245
    1 course from the following list:
    ANI 231
    GAM 341
    GAM 362
    GAM 365
    GAM 392
    GAM 397
    DC 341
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Game Programming (BS) or Game Design (BS) or minoring in Game Programming are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Graphic Design Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    GD 105
    GD 200
    GD 300
    GD 230
    3 courses from the following list and/or any GD course (at least 1 must be GD)
    ANI 101
    ANI 201
    ANI 230
    ANI 260
    ANI 360
    DC 125
    DC 220
    DC 225
    DC 321
    DC 376
    ISM 220
    ISM 222
    ISM 320
    ISM 270
    IT 130
    2 of the following courses may substitute for 1 course
    GD 350
    GD 150
    GD 151
    GD 152
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Graphic Design (BFA) are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Illustration Minor
    ART 106
    ILL 200
    ILL 210Also offered as GD 210
    OR ILL 220also offered as ANI 225
    ART 218
    OR ART 206
    Choose 3 courses from the list below, 1 must be a 300-level course:
    ART 105
    OR GD 105
    OR ANI 105
    ART 110
    ART 229
    ART 231
    ART 210
    ART 245
    ART 206
    ART 218
    ART 228
    ART 306
    ART 318
    ART 360
    ILL 206
    ILL 210Also offered as GD 210
    ILL 211Also offered as GD 211
    ILL 220Also offered as ANI 225
    ANI 220
    ANI 345
    GD 150ANDGD 151 (2 credit hour courses; students must complete both to equal one elective)
  • Interactive and Social Media Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    ISM 101
    ISM 210
    ISM 220
    IT 130
    OR GD 110
    ISM 270
    OR ISM 320
    Elective from the list of required and elective courses from the Interactive and Social Media Major.
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Interactive and Social Media (BS) are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Information Systems Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    IT 240
    IS 201
    IS 215
    IS 372
    IS 373
    IT 263
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Information Systems (BS) are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Information Technology Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    IT 130
    IT 240
    IT 231
    IT 211
    ISM 210
    Choose one course from the following list:
    IT 212
    IT 232
    IT 238
    CSC 299
    IT 320
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Computer Science (BS), Information Systems (BS), Information Technology (BS), or Math and Computer Science (BS) or minoring in Computer Science are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Network Technology Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    IT 263
    TDC 311
    TDC 362
    TDC 363
    TDC 365
    TDC 372
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Network Technology (BS) are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Sound Design Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    DC 215
    DC 312
    DC 313
    DC 315
    3 courses from the following list
    ANI 315
    GAM 250
    DC 317
    DC 318
    DC 319
    DC 113
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BFA) - Sound Design Concentration are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Television Production Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    DC 201
    DC 210
    TV 110
    TV 271
    3 courses from the following list:
    TV 289
    TV 301
    TV 302
    TV 320
    TV 330
    TV 385
    DC 220
    DC 272
    DC 306
    DC 307
    DC 371
    TV 372
    VFX 200
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BA) or Film and Television (BFA) or minoring in Digital Cinema are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Visual Effects Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    ANI 230
    ANI 379
    DC 220
    DC 325
    VFX 200
    VFX 374
    VFX 378
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BFA) - Visual Effects concentration are restricted from earning this minor.
  • Writing for Film and Television Minor (Minor/Major restriction)
    DC 101
    OR DC 201
    DC 221
    OR DC 222
    OR DC 229
    4 courses from the following list:
    DC 301
    DC 302
    DC 303
    DC 305
    DC 308
    DC 309
    DC 328
    DC 343
    DC 344
    DC 272
    DC 306
    DC 307
    TV 301
    Minor/Major restriction: Students majoring in Film and Television (BFA) - Screenwriting concentration are restricted from earning this minor.

Basic guidelines for completing a minor

To complete a minor a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • A grade of at least C- must be earned in each minor course
  • Earn at least a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all courses applied to the minor;
  • Not select the pass/fail option for courses in the minor;
  • Meet the following residency requirement: no more than 50% of the requirements of a minor may be fulfilled by transfer credits, AP credit, IB credit or CLEP credit;
  • Finally, students cannot earn a minor in their major program.
Please refer to the DePaul University Undergraduate Student Handbook for additional information regarding earning a minor.

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