Combined Majors with the College of Art, Media, and Design

B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Communication Studies

The CS and Communication Studies combined major brings together the study of communication skills with an emphasis on critical thinking, research, writing, and speech with a strong computer science foundation.

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B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Digital Art

The CS and Digital Art combined major provides a strong foundation in digital art and computer science, with courses that may range over photography, animation, video, database design, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction.

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B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Interactive Media

The CS and Interactive Media program is a broad-based program with experiences in all aspects of digital media and a strong computer science foundation.

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B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Music Composition and Technology

The CS and Music Technology combined major focuses on the composition and performance of music using digital technologies. This program is recommended for students who have a strong background in music prior to entering Northeastern.

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B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Journalism

The CS and Journalism combined major supports a student who understands that journalism now takes place not just in print but also in the digital world especially on the internet. This program permits a student to learn the principles, practices, and responsibilities of the journalism profession and to understand the systems and technologies that support digital media.

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B.S. Combined Major for Information Science and Journalism

The IS and Journalism degree program is similar to the CS and Journalism combined degree, providing a greater focus on the Information Science needs of the journalism profession in particular. Both degrees provide a strong foundation in the principles, practices, and responsibilities of the journalism profession and the systems and technologies that support digital media.

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B.S. Combined Major in Computer Science and Game Design

The CS and Game Design program is focused on the specific skills and thought processes needed in the highly competitive game industry. This includes a strong computer science foundation with program design, algorithms, theory, systems, and networks. This also includes studies of game design and game project experiences. These requirements are for students in the Class of 2018 and beyond.

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Links to earlier versions of the degree programs can be found here.