Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What courses are offered in the Fall semester, the Spring semester, or the Summer?

A: Please refer to this chart:


Q: Is there a recommended action plan for the Game Development minor?

A: The minor is meant to fit into the curriculum of any major. Here is one possible sequence of courses to take:

Semester 3:
GAME 220 (3 credits)
Semester 4:
GAME 250 (3 credits)
Semester 4 or 6:
GAME 160N (in spring) or PSYCH 244 (in spring) or GAME 140 (in spring or summer) or GAME 251 (in summer) (3 credits)
Semester 5 or 6:
Two of GAME 420 (in fall) or GAME 434 (in spring) or GAME 450 (in spring) (6 credits)
Semester 7:
GAME 480 (3 credits)

 

Q: Is it possible to complete the Game Development minor in two years?

A: The minor is meant to be completed with your major. However, if you plan ahead and start taking required courses in your first semester, it is theoretically possible to complete the requirements for the minor in two years. You still have to wait to declare the minor on LionPath after you have attained third-semester classification or declared your major.  Here is one possible sequence of courses to take:

Semester 1:
GAME 220 (3 credits)
Semester 2:
GAME 250 (3 credits)
GAME 160N or PSYCH 244 or GAME 140 (in spring or summer) or GAME 251 (in summer)  (3 credits)
GAME 434 (3 credits)
Semester 3:
GAME 420 (3 credits) or GAME 450 (in spring)
GAME 480 (3 credits)
Semester 4:
GAME 450 (3 credits) or GAME 420 (in fall)
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