Interactive Computing and Art Minor

The Interactive Computing and Art minor gives you an introduction into each discipline, gaining core concepts, vocabulary and foundations skills. When you have completed this minor, you will have a foundational understanding of computing, art and interactive theories. 

This minor will position students well in the interactive electronic marketplace, such as gaming or interactive media.


  • A minimum 31 credits are required for this minor, including 21 upper-division credits.
  • Core requirements include Illustration Studio: Digital; Problem Solving and Programming; and Applications Programming.
  • An elective can be chosen from Systems Design, Netcentric Computing, or Advanced Issues in Computer Science. 


  • If this is your first quarter at SPU and you wish to enter this minor, you may select the program by using the online Major or Minor Application form. You will receive an email notification of acceptance.
  • If you are a continuing SPU student with an SPU cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better, use the online Major or Minor Application form to select the minor. You will receive an email notification of acceptance. Students on academic probation (with an SPU cumulative GPA below 2.0) will not be permitted to enter a new major or minor until they regain good academic standing.
  • The University requires a grade of C- or better in all classes that apply to a major or minor; however, programs may require higher minimum grades in specific courses. You may repeat an SPU course only once for a higher grade.
  • To advance in this program, meet with your faculty advisor regularly to discuss your grades, course progression, and other indicators of satisfactory academic progress. If your grades or other factors indicate that you may not be able to successfully complete the major or minor, your faculty advisor can work with you to explore options, which may include choosing another major or minor.
  • You must complete the major or minor requirements in effect in the SPU Undergraduate Catalog for the year of admittance to the major or minor.

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