B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Business

Computer Science Overview Courses

Freshmen or freshmen transfers should complete the following two courses:

  • CS 1200 CS/IS Overview 1
  • CS 1210 CS/IS Overview 2: Co-op Preparation

Computer Science Fundamental Courses

Complete the following four courses with corresponding labs and recitations, as indicated. A grade of C- or higher is required in each course:

Computer Science Required Courses

Complete the following six courses:

Computer Science Senior Seminar

Complete the following course:

Computer Science Elective Requirement

  • CS Elective

A CS elective is a 4 SH course that is not already required and that is in the ranges:

  • CS 2600 or higher, except CS 5010
  • IS 2000 or higher, except IS 4900

English Requirement

Complete the following courses:

  • ENGW 1111 College Writing
  • ENGW 3302 Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions OR ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Mathematics  and General Requirements

Choose one of the following courses:

  • MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering
  • MATH 1231 Calculus for Business and Economics

Complete the following two courses:

Required Business Courses

Complete the following seven courses:

STRT 4501, STRT 4514, and STRT 4516 all satisfy the Capstone Requirement.

Required Business Concentration

Complete a four-course business concentration in one of the below topics:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

Information Resource Management Required Course

Complete the following integrative course:


Computing and Social Issues

Complete one of the following courses:

  • SOCL 4528 Computers & Society
  • SOCL 3485 Environment, Technology, and Society
  • ANTH 3418 Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
  • IA 5240 Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

General Electives

Complete three general electives. One of these electives must be used to satisfy the NU Core arts/humanities requirement. If the NU Core comparative study of cultures requirement is to be satisfied by taking a course, then it must also be one of the general electives. Note: Students pursuing the computer science/business administration combined major may satisfy the latter requirement by completing the following course:

  • INTB 1203 International Business and Global Social Responsibility