Minors

To obtain a minor at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, undergraduates must satisfy criteria set out by the department awarding the minor.  The following minors are available:


Art Minor

To earn an art minor at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, students must complete a block of 18 credits satisfying the following:

  • ART 101 and ART 125.
  • Choice of two of the following courses: ART 151,  ART 201, CG 201, or ART 225.
  • Choice of ART 300 or ART 310.
  • ART 401 or other 400-level ART course.

All credits must be earned with a grade of "C-" (or 1.7 quality points) or better.


English Minor

DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a diverse array of English courses encompassing literature, expositional writing, and creative writing.  The literature courses provide critical inquiry into great writings from our earliest myths and epics to contemporary post-modern works.  The writing courses offer students the opportunity to work in the genres of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, graphic storytelling, and video games.

The minor in English provides a structured way for students to develop and hone the analytical and creative skills needed to articulate their experience, to support their opinions, and to write compelling stories.  Additionally, students who complete the English minor will acquire an understanding of human endeavor as expressed in literature in various forms and historical periods.

To earn an English minor, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in ENG courses with a C- (or 1.7 quality points) or better.  Except for ENG 450, all ENG courses count toward the English minor. Students must also take at least one upper-division ENG course numbered 300 or above.


Game Design Minor

To earn a game design minor at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, students must complete a block of 15 credits satisfying the following:

  • Five of the following courses: GAT 110, GAT 210, GAT 211, GAT 250, GAT 251, GAT 305, GAT 310, GAT 315, GAT 316, GAT 330, GAT 335, GAT 405.
  • All credits must be earned with a grade of "C-" (or 1.7 quality points) or better.


Mathematics Minor

To earn a math minor at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, a student must complete a block of 27 credits satisfying the following:

  • The courses are taken from MAT 140 or higher (any MAT course excluding MAT 100).
  • PHY 300 may substitute for one of the MAT courses.
  • Six credits must be numbered 300 or higher.
  • At least nine credits in this subject area must be taken at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore.
  • All credits must be earned with a grade of "C-" (or 1.7 quality points) or better.