B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Information Science

Required Computer Fundamental Courses

Freshmen or freshman transfers should complete the following two courses:

  • CS 1210 CS/IS Overview 2: Co-op Preparation
  • CS 1220 CS/IS 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 eight courses:

Information Science Required Courses

Complete the following five courses:

  • IS 2000 Principles of Information Science
  • IS 3500 Information System Design & Development
  • IS 4300 Human Computer Interaction
  • IS 4800 Empirical Research Methods
  • IS 4900 Information Science Senior Project
IS 4900 satisfies the Capstone Requirement.

Behavioral Science

Complete the below courses:

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

English Requirement

Complete these two courses:

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

Mathematics and Statistics Requirements

Complete the following courses. A grade of C- or higher is required in MATH 1341:

Statistics requirement, choose one.

General Electives

  • One general elective must be a science course chosen from the NU Core science/technology level 1 domain. This course must not be a technology course. Corresponding lab must be taken with lecture where applicable
  • One general elective must be used to satisfy the NU Core arts/humanities level 1 requirement
  • An additional five general electives must be completed
  • If the NU Core comparative study of culture is to be satisfied by taking a course, then it must also be one of the general electives