B.S. Combined Major for Information Science and Cognitive Psychology

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 three courses:

Information Science 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.

English Requirement

Complete the following courses:

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

  • ENGW 3301 Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Mathematics Requirement

  • MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering

Psychology Required Courses

Complete the following four courses:

Required Psychology Courses

Complete one of the following:

Choose one of the following laboratory courses:

Choose one of the following seminar courses:

A seminar course satisfies the Capstone Requirement.

Psychology Electives

Complete two courses from the following list. Note: Any additional course taken from the above 3 lists may be used as a Psychology elective:

PSYC 4652

     Seminar in Ethics in Psychology

If you are an Honors student, the following pair of courses will also count for the 2 Psychology electives:

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 seven general electives. One of these electives must be used to satisfy the NU Core arts/humanities level 1 requirement. If the NU Core comparative study of cultures requirement is to be satisfied by taking a course, then it must also be one of the general electives.