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.

Undergraduate Minors 2017-2018

  • In-Class
  • In-Class and Online
  • Online Only
  • Not Currently Offered
  • Animation Minor
    ANI 101OR ANI 201 (NOT BOTH)
    ANI 206
    20 credit hours from the following list of courses (at least 3 courses must be ANI):
    Any ANI course
    DC 201
    DC 210
    DC 220
  • Community Service in Information Technology Minor
    CSS 201
    CSS 300
    IT 278
    IT 394
    IT 395
    Choose 1 course from the list of approved Community Service Studies electives at the following link:
    http://steans.depaul.edu/docs/06232015/CSS%20updated%20June%20201506232015111243100.pdf
  • Computer Science Minor
    MAT 140
    CSC 241
    CSC 242
    CSC 300
    CSC 301
    CSC 373
    CSC 374
  • 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
    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
  • Documentary Production Minor
    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
  • 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
    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
  • Graphic Design Minor
    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
  • 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
    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.
  • Information Systems Minor
    IT 240
    IS 201
    IS 215
    IS 372
    IS 373
    IT 263
  • Information Technology Minor
    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
  • Network Technology Minor
    IT 263
    TDC 311
    TDC 362
    TDC 363
    TDC 365
    TDC 372
  • Software Engineering Minor
    SE 333
    SE 350
    or GAM 372
    4 courses from the following list:
    CSC 360
    CSC 371
    CSC 372
    CSC 391
    CSC 392
    SE 330
    SE 352
    SE 359
    SE 371
    Note: This minor is open only to students that have passed CSC 301.
  • Sound Design Minor
    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
  • Television Production Minor
    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
  • Visual Effects Minor
    ANI 230
    ANI 379
    DC 220
    DC 325
    VFX 200
    VFX 374
    VFX 378
  • Writing for Film and Television Minor
    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

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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