2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Gaming Minor


Heath Hanlin, Department of Transmedia
102 Shaffer Art Building, 315-443-1033, hahanlin@syr.edu


College of Visual and Performing Arts


The minor in computer gaming creates a focus for students interested in the practical, social, and theoretical aspects of computer/video games. The core requirements of this minor introduce the primary methods and concepts that are key to the production of computer/video games. The elective courses direct students to investigate a range of studies that are critically related to gaming, allowing for both broader and/or specific research.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Technical Skills - Demonstrate technical skills in Computer Gaming

2. Conceptual Skills - Demonstrate conceptual skills in Computer Gaming

3. Critical Thinking - Articulate thoughts and concepts clearly and effectively through computer gaming projects/artworks

4. Integration of Skills - Conceptualize and realize computer gaming projects/artworks

5. Collaboration Skills - Realize projects in computer gaming as part of creative teams

Program Requirements