Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

Learn more about how to afford a degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

How long does it take?

This minor is designed to be completed with any major in four years.

How do I apply?

Open to all undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high-school diploma or GED. Learn how to apply.

What will I learn in a digital interactive games minor?

The minor in digital interactive games blends coursework in art and computer science to teach you the theory and practice of creating video games. The minor emphasizes technical skills, with core courses in the field of computer science and engineering that include fundamental of computer science (required for non-computer science majors) as well as courses on computer graphics, virtual reality, advanced robotics and pattern recognition. Additional courses  from the art department cover techniques and tools that artist use to create digital media.

The minor is open to all students at the University, although requirements and pre-requisite courses may differ for computer science and engineering majors. 

Careers with a minor in digital interactive games

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

76% of students receive financial aid

Almost everyone is eligible to receive some kind of aid. We offer need-based and merit-based forms of financial aid to help you afford college.

54% of all students graduate with no debt

That's right. More than half of our students leave the University of Nevada, Reno with no student debt.

Life's a journey. Honors makes it meaningful.

At the University of Nevada, Reno Honors College, our students maximize their unique gifts and passions through a series of personalized experiences that deepen their capacity for transformative societal impact.

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