B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Digital Art (2009)

This degree program requires 137 SH

Computer Science (53 or 54 SH: 12 @ 4 SH, 5 or 6 @ 1 SH)

Required Computer Science Courses (45 or 46 SH)

Freshmen take both CS 1200 (CS U221) and CS 1210 (CS U222).

Transfers take CS 1220 (CS U223) instead.

  • CS 1200 (CS U221) CS/IS Overview 1 [1 SH]
  • CS 1210 (CS U222) CS/IS Overview 2 [1 SH]
  • CS 1220 (CS U223) CS/IS Co-op Preparation [1 SH]

Freshman level courses with labs or recitations

  • CS 1800 (CS U200) Discrete Structures [4 SH]
    • CS 1801 (CS U201) Recitation for CS 1800 (CS U200) [0 SH]
  • CS 2500 (CS U211) Fundamentals of Computer Science 1 [4 SH]
    • CS 2501 (CS U212) Lab for CS 2500 (CS U211) [1 SH]
  • CS 2510 (CS U213) Fundamentals of Computer Science 2 [4 SH]
    • CS 2511 (CS U214) Lab for CS 2510 (CS U213) [1 SH]
  • CS 2800 (CS U290) Logic and Computation [4 SH]
    • CS 2801 (CS U291) Lab for CS 2800 (CS U290) [1 SH]

Upper level courses

  • CS 3200 (CS U430) Database Design [4 SH]
  • CS 3500 (CS U370) Object-Oriented Design [4 SH]
  • CS 3800 (CS U390) Theory of Computation [4 SH]
  • CS 4300 (CS U540) Computer Graphics [4 SH]
  • CS 4500 (CS U670) Software Development [4 SH]
  • IS 4300 (IS U570) Human Computer Interaction [4 SH]

Senior Seminar

  • CS 4000 (CS U600) Senior Seminar [1 SH]

Computer Science Elective Requirements (8 SH)

CS elective: CS 2600 or higher or IS 4200 (IS U535).

  • CS Elective 1 [4 SH]
  • CS Elective 2 [4 SH]

English (8 SH: 2 @ 4 SH)

  • ENGL 1111 (ENG U111) College Writing [4 SH]
  • ENGL 3302 (ENG U302) Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions [4 SH]

With permission, you may substitute ENGL 3301 (ENG U301) for ENGL 3302 (ENG U302).

  • ENGL 3301 (ENG U301) Advanced Writing in the Disciplines [4 SH]

Mathematics (4 SH: 1 @ 4 SH)

  • MATH 2331 (MTH U371) Linear Algebra [4 SH]

General Requirements (8 SH: 2 @ 4 SH)

  • PSYC 1101 (PSY U101) Foundations of Psychology [4 SH]
  • SOCL 4528 (SOC U528) Computers & Society [4 SH]

Digital Art in Art+Design (48 SH: 11 @ 4SH, 4 @ 1SH)

Digital Art Required Courses (24 SH)

  • ARTF 1122 (ART U130) 2D Foundation [4 SH]
    • ARTF 1123 (ART U123) Lab for ARTF 1122 (ART U130) [1 SH]
  • ARTF 1124 (ART U131) 3D Foundation [4 SH]
    • ARTF 1125 (ART U125) Lab for ARTF 1124 (ART U131) [1 SH]
  • ARTF 2220 (ART U132) 4D Foundation [4 SH]
    • ARTF 2221 (ART U133) Lab for ARTF 2220 (ART U132) [1 SH]
  • ARTF 2223 (ART U134) Interactive Foundation [4 SH]
    • ARTF 2224 (ART U135) Lab for ARTF 2223 (ART U134) [1 SH]
  • TBA Digital Art Degree Project (Capstone) [4 SH]

Digital Art Electives (Minimum 24 SH)

Choose 6 Digital Art electives (with lab if offered).

  • Digital Art Elective 1 [4 or 5 SH]
  • Digital Art Elective 2 [4 or 5 SH]
  • Digital Art Elective 3 [4 or 5 SH]
  • Digital Art Elective 4 [4 or 5 SH]
  • Digital Art Elective 5 [4 or 5 SH]
  • Digital Art Elective 6 [4 or 5 SH]

Choose 6 Digital Art Electives (with lab if offered) from the following list.

Normally, students must take all prerequisites for any course they wish to take. For exceptions based on some form of alternate experience, seek permission from the instructor.

Area: Digital Art Basics
  • ARTD 2360 (ART U160) Photography 1 [4 SH]
    • ARTD 2361 (ART U161) Lab for ARTD 2360 (ART U160) [1 SH]
  • ARTD 2370 (ART U175) Animation Basics [4 SH]
    • ARTD 2371 (ART U176) Lab for ARTD 2370 (ART U175) [1 SH]
  • ARTD 2380 (ART U180) Video Basics [4 SH]
    • ARTD 2381 (ART U181) Lab for ARTD 2380 (ART U180) [1 SH]
Area: Photography
  • ARTD 3460 (ART U360) Photography 2 [4 SH]
  • ARTD 4560 (ART U385) Still Digital Imaging [4 SH]
  • ARTD 4661 (ART U601) Alternative Analog and Digital Processes [4 SH]
  • ARTS 4602 (ART U602) Fine Art Digital Imaging [4 SH]
Area: Animation
  • ARTD 3470 (ART U275) Animation Studio 1 [4 SH]
  • ARTD 4570 (ART U375) Animation Studio 2 [4 SH]
  • ARTD 4575 (ART U475) Animation Studio 3 [4 SH]
Area: Video
  • ARTD 3480 (ART U381) Video Project [4 SH]
  • TBA Video 2 [4 SH]
  • TBA Video 3 [4 SH]
Area: Digital Art History
  • ARTH 2212 (ART U212) Survey of the Still and Moving Image [4 SH]
Area: Contemporary Directions
  • TBA Contemporary Directions in Digital Art [4 SH]

General Electives (16 SH: 4 @ 4 SH)

  • Elective 1 [4 SH]
  • Elective 2 [4 SH]
  • Elective 3 [4 SH]
  • Elective 4 [4 SH]

The general electives must be consistent with the policy on general electives articulated by the College of Computer and Information Science on the college web site.

NU Core

The Level 1 Core in Arts/Humanities is satisfied since Art+Design is in the Arts category.

The Level 1 Core in Social Science is satisfied via PSYC 1101 (PSY U101).

Comparative Cultures Requirement

The Comparative Cultures Requirement must be satisfied. If this is done by taking a course then this course must be one of the general electives.

Integrative Courses

See CS 4300 (CS U540) Computer Graphics

See IS 4300 (IS U570) Human Computer Interaction.

See MATH 2331 (MTH U371) Linear Algebra.