Game Design and Development Minor | ISAT | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts

Game Design and Development Minor | ISAT | SIU

Game Design and Development Minor


The minor in Game Design and Development (GDD) is a multi-disciplinary minor offered by the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies (ISAT), and the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts (MCMA). The purpose of this minor is to prepare students who wish to enter the field of game design and development. The Game Design and Development minor requires 18 credits. The courses required to complete this minor include: ISAT 340 or CP 260, IST 209G, RTD 487, RTD 361, IST 392 or MCMA 499, and one elective course. The approved electives for this minor are: IST 306, IST 312, IST 426, IST 446, RTD 331, RTD 496, CP 361, CP 454, CP 470C, CP 470W, and CP 472. All prerequisites for these courses must be fulfilled prior to enrollment in each course. All courses for this minor must be completed with a grade of C or better. All students who wish to enroll in this minor must do so through the ISAT advisor or the Cinema and Photography or Radio-Television, and Digital Media advisors. MCMA students may not count a course taken to fulfill the requirements of this Minor as one of the courses required to fulfill either an RTD or CP major.