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 2019-2020

  • In-Class
  • In-Class and Online
  • Online Only
  • Not Currently Offered
  • Animation Technical Director Minor
    ANI 230
    ANI 231
    ANI 332
    ANI 339
    ANI 342
    ANI 378
    Choose one (1) from the following:
    ANI 310
    ANI 333
    ANI 336
    ANI 337
    ANI 338
    ANI 351
    ANI 379
  • Animation Minor
    ANI 101
    OR ANI 201 (NOT BOTH)
    ANI 206
    Twenty (20) credit hours from the following list of courses:
    Any ANI course
    POST 110
    FILM 233
  • Comedy Filmmaking Minor
    SCWR 101
    OR SCWR 100
    SCWR 370
    SCWR 371
    SCWR 372
    SCWR 376
    SCWR 385
    OR SCWR 250
    OR SCWR 301
    SCWR 386
    OR SCWR 302
    OR SCWR 352
  • Computer Science Minor
    MAT 140
    CSC 241
    CSC 242
    CSC 300
    CSC 301
    CSC 373
    CSC 374
  • Data Science Minor
    IT 240OR CSC 355
    IT 223
    DSC 323
    DSC 341
    DSC 324
    2 courses chosen from the following list:
    CSC 241
    CSC 242OR CSC 243
    CSC 270
    DSC 345
    DSC 365
    CSC 380
    CSC 381
    CSC 382
    MAT 150
    MAT 151
    MAT 220
    GEO 141
  • 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
  • Documentary Production Minor
    FILM 101OR FILM 110
    DOC 305
    DOC 324
    DOC 396
    Choose 3 from the following list:
    SCWR 101OR SCWR 100
    POST 124
    POST 110
    FILM 290
    SCWR 250
    FILM 250
    POST 332
    FILM 390
    DOC 394
    FILM 350
    FILM 392
  • Film Production Minor
    SCWR 101
    OR SCWR 100
    FILM 101
    OR FILM 102
    POST 100
    OR POST 110
    FILM 111
    OR FILM 110
    Choose three (3) from the following list:
    FILM 104
    POST 120
    FILM 170
    FILM 165
    OR FILM 265
    SCWR 120
    OR SCWR 121
    FILM 233
    FILM 281
    FILM 381
    CP 310
    FILM 319
    VFX 200
  • 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
    SCWR 349
  • Game Technical Director Minor
    ANI 230
    ANI 231
    ANI 332
    ANI 337
    ANI 346
    Choose two (2) from the following:
    ANI 310
    ANI 333
    ANI 336
    ANI 338
    ANI 339
    ANI 351
    ANI 378
  • 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
    FILM 165
    POST 110
    FILM 265
    FILM 270
    FILM 279
    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 227
    ART 306
    ART 310
    ART 318
    ART 345
    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)
  • 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 238
    CSC 299
    IT 320
  • Motion Graphics Minor
    ANI 101
    orANI 201
    ANI 105
    ORGD 105
    ORART 105
    ANI 260
    ANI 360
    ANI 362
    Choose two (2) from the following:
    ANI 206
    ANI 220
    ANI 230
    ANI 231
    ANI 240
    ANI 321
    ANI 355
    ANI 356
    ANI 357
    ANI 358
    FILM 111
    SCWR 100
    FILM 110
    POST 110
    GD 200
    GD 230
    VFX 200
    VFX 374
    Two (2) of the following may substitute for one (1) course:
    ANI 150
    ANI 151
    GD 150
    GD 151
  • Network Technologies Minor
    IT 263
    TDC 311
    TDC 362
    TDC 363
    TDC 365
    TDC 372
  • Screenwriting Minor
    SCWR 101
    OR SCWR 100
    SCWR 120
    OR SCWR 121
    OR SCWR 150
    OR SCWR 151
    SCWR 301
    OR SCWR 250
    SCWR 302
    OR SCWR 352
    OR SCWR 353
    SCWR 303
    OR SCWR 354
    1 courses from the following list:
    SCWR 240
    SCWR 390
    SCWR 341
    SCWR 305
    SCWR 342
    SCWR 360
    SCWR 349
    SCWR 308
    SCWR 306
    SCWR 307
    SCWR 379
    SCWR 355
  • 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
    POST 124
    POST 328
    POST 332
    POST 224
    3 courses from the following list
    ANI 315
    GAM 250
    POST 324
    POST 326
    POST 336
    POST 120
  • Television Production Minor
    SCWR 100
    FILM 110
    FILM 105
    FILM 115
    3 courses from the following list:
    CP 366
    SCWR 355
    POST 315
    SCWR 361
    CP 360
    POST 110
    SCWR 250
    SCWR 352
    SCWR 353
    DOC 324
    FILM 392
    VFX 200
  • User Experience Design 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 User Experience Design Major.
  • Visual Effects Minor
    ANI 230
    ANI 339
    POST 110
    POST 340
    VFX 200
    VFX 374
    VFX 378

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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