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.

VIEW DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

  • 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. 

ENTERING AND COMPLETING THE MINOR

In order to earn a degree, you must complete at least one academic major. SPU encourages students to explore various academic paths, so if you change your mind about a major or minor, or want to include an additional program, you are able to do so, as outlined below.

Note that the University encourages you to enter your chosen major(s) and minor(s) by the start of your junior year. Students who transfer as juniors and seniors should enter a major within their first two quarters at SPU.

  • If this is your first quarter at SPU, apply for entrance to the Interactive Computing and Art minor in Banner by following these instructions.
  • If you are an SPU student with an SPU cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better, follow these instructions to enter a major or minor in this department.
  • 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 a different major or minor.
  • You must complete the major or minor requirements that are in effect in the SPU Undergraduate Catalog for the year you enter the major or minor.

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