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

The 2009 version of these requirements can be found here.

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 six classes:

Computer Science Senior Seminar

Complete the following class:

Computer Science Elective Requirements

  • 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 two courses:

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

Mathematics Requirement

Complete the following course:

Digital Art Required Courses

Complete the following five courses, with corresponding tools courses as indicated:

Digital Art Electives

Complete six courses with corresponding tools courses, as indicated, from the six categories below. Normally, students are expected to complete all prerequisites for courses they wish to take. For exceptions based on some form of alternate experience, seek permission of instructor.

Digital Art Basics




Digital Art History

  • ARTH 2212 Survey of the Still and Moving Image

Contemporary Directions

General Requirements

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 four general electives. If the NU Core comparative study of cultures requirement is to be satisfied by taking a course, then it must be one of the general electives.