Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in all major elective courses.
Major Electives can be chosen from the list below. At least
16 of the 20 Major Field elective credit hours must be taken from the list of Advanced Major Field courses.
Introductory Major Field Courses
|ANI 230 |
|CSC 281 |
|CSC 282 |
|CSC 233 |
|CSC 235 |
|CSC 309 |
|CSC 395 |
|GAM 226 |
|GAM 244 |
|GAM 245 |
|UXD 210 |
|UXD 336 |
|IT 130 |
|IT 231 |
|IT 232 |
|IT 263 |
|MAT 150 |
|MAT 151 |
Advanced Major Field Courses
Theory of Computation
Data Analysis and Data Mining
Computer Game Development
Open Electives may be taken from any unit at DePaul. These are the only courses that may be taken under the pass/fail option. Students must earn a grade of D or higher in all open elective courses. Courses that satisfy a CDM minor or other minors are normally credited as open electives.
The Liberal Studies program is the general education portion of the curriculum at DePaul University. Students must earn a grade of D or better in all courses taken to satisfy these requirements. The only exception is the Capstone course which is considered also a major requirement and WRD 103 and WRD 104 in which students need to earn a C- or better.
Students may choose to take some CDM courses that carry Liberal Studies credit but they cannot double count them if they are part of the major requirements. A complete list of courses that carry Liberal Studies credit can be found on the
Liberal Studies website along with an overview of the
Liberal Studies requirements for this program. Students can search for courses that satisfy a particular Liberal Studies requirement on
Note: Students must complete CSC 208 Ethics in Technology as one of the two required Philosophical Inquiry learning domain requirements.
Although students are free to take course requirements in any order they choose, provided they have mastered the course-specific prerequisites, it is strongly recommended that students follow these year-by-year suggestions, especially regarding the first-year major courses.
Courses offered in the student's primary major cannot be taken to fulfill LSP Domain requirements.