B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Game Design (Classes of 2015 & 2016)

The 2009 version of these requirements can be found here.

The 2011 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 five courses:

Computer Science Senior Seminar

Complete the below course:

Art+Design Required Courses

Complete the following two courses with related Tools courses:

Game Design Required Courses

Complete the following seven courses:

Creative Industries Electives

Choose 4 Creative Industries electives (with lab if offered) from the lists below:

Game Design

Art+Design History

  • ARTH 1111 Global Art + Design History: Renaissance to Modern
  • ARTH 2210 Modern Art + Design History
  • ARTH 2211 Contemporary Art + Design History
  • ARTH 2212 Survey of the Still and Moving Image

Art+Design Foundations




Graphic Design

Interactive Media

Computer Science


The following course may also be taken as a CI elective but in that case MATH 2331 and MATH 2351 may not be taken.


  • MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering
  • MATH 1342 Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering
  • MATH 2321 Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering
  • MATH 2331 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 2351 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 3081 Probability and Statistics
  • MATH 2341 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering

English Requirements

Complete the following two courses:

With permission, you may substitute ENGL 3301 for ENGL 3302.

  • ENGL 3301 Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Mathematics Requirement

Complete the below course:

General Requirements

Complete the below two courses:

General Electives

Complete five 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.