B.S. Combined Major for Computer Science and Music Composition and Technology

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 four course:

Computer Science Senior Seminar

Complete the following course:

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

Music Theory Required Courses

Complete the following two courses, with corresponding musicianship courses as indicated:

Music History Requirement

Complete the below course:

Music Composition

Choose one Music Composition Seminar.

Music Technology Requirement

Complete the following three courses:

  • MUST 1220 Introduction to Music Technology
  • MUSC 3560 Historical Traditions: Music since 1900
  • MUST 4520 Interactive Real-Time Performance

Electronic Composition and Performance

Complete the following two courses in the order indicated:

  • MUST 4610 Composition for Electronic Instruments
  • MUST 4611 Music Technology Capstone / Recital

Music Technology Integrative Course

Music Lessons

Complete the following (repeatable) course four times:

Music Elective Requirements

Complete two additional courses from the following list:

General Requirement

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

 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.