B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Cognitive Psychology

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, as indicated. A grade of C- or higher is required in each course:

Computer Science Required Courses

Complete the following five courses:

Senior Seminar

Complete the following course:

Computer Science Electives

  • CS Elective 1
  • CS Elective 2

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 Requirement

  • MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering

Psychology Required Courses

Complete the following four courses:

Psychology Elective Requirements

Complete one of the following:

Choose one of the following laboratory courses:

Choose one of the following seminar courses:

A seminar course satisfies the Capstone Requirement.

Psychology Electives

Complete two courses from the following list. Note: Any additional course taken from the above 3 lists may be used as a Psychology elective:

If you are an honors student, the following pair of courses will also count for the 2 Psychology electives:

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

Required General Electives

Complete eight general electives. One of these electives must be used to satisfy the NU Core arts/humanities level 1 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.