Computer Science and Digital Art, BS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Computer Science Courses

Computer Science Overview
CS 1200Computer Science/Information Science Overview 11
CS 1210Computer Science/Information Science Overview 2: Co-op Preparation1
Computer Science Fundamental Courses
A grade of C– or higher is required:
CS 1800
and CS 1801
Discrete Structures
and Recitation for CS 1800
CS 2500
and CS 2501
Fundamentals of Computer Science 1
and Lab for CS 2500
CS 2510
and CS 2511
Fundamentals of Computer Science 2
and Lab for CS 2510
CS 2800
and CS 2801
Logic and Computation
and Lab for CS 2800
Computer Science Required Courses
CS 3200Database Design4
CS 3500Object-Oriented Design4
CS 4300Computer Graphics4
CS 4500Software Development4
CS 4800Algorithms and Data4
IS 4300Human Computer Interaction4
Computer Science Senior Seminar
CS 4000Senior Seminar1
or THTR 1170 The Eloquent Presenter
Computer Science Elective Courses
Complete two courses from the following ranges:8
CS 2600 to CS 7999 but not CS 5010
IS 2000 to IS 7999 but not IS 4900

Digital Art Courses

Required Digital Art Courses
ARTF 1122
and ARTF 1123
2D Fundamentals: Surface and Drawing
and 2D Tools
ARTF 1124
and ARTF 1125
3D Fundamentals: Structure and Drawing
and 3D Tools
ARTF 2220
and ARTF 2221
4D Fundamentals: Sequence and Drawing
and 4D Tools
ARTF 2223
and ARTF 2224
5D Fundamentals: Experience and Drawing
and 5D Tools
Digital Art Electives
Complete five of the following:20-23
Photo Basics
and Photo Tools
Animation Basics
and Animation Tools
Video Basics
and Video Tools
Photography 1
Photography 2
Studio Photography
Alternative Photographic Processes
Animation 1
Virtual Environment Design
Character Design for Animation
Animation 2
Animation 3
Digital Sculpture and Model Making
Video: Sound and Image
Collaborative Video and Community Engagement
Video in Context: Video and Social Change
Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Digital Art Capstone Requirement
ARTD 4530Media Arts Degree Project 14
ARTD 4670Media Arts Degree Project 24

Major Requirements

PSYC 1101Foundations of Psychology4
MATH 2331Linear Algebra4

Computing and Social Issues

Complete one of the following:4
Technology and Human Values
The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Environment, Technology, and Society
Computers and Society
Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

Computer Science English Requirement

College Writing
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
ENGW 3302Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions4
or ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Required General Electives

Complete four general electives.16

NUpath Requirements Satisfied

  • Engaging with the Natural and Designed World

  • Exploring Creative Expression and Innovation

  • Conducting Formal and Quantitative Reasoning

  • Understanding Societies and Institutions

  • Analyzing and Using Data

  • Writing in the First Year

  • Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

  • Writing-Intensive in the Major

  • Integrating Knowledge and Skills Through Experience

  • Demonstrating Thought and Action in a Capstone

Major GPA Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required in all CS and IS courses

Program Requirement

137 total semester hours required

Five Years, Two Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 12001CS 25104Vacation0Vacation0
CS 18004CS 25111  
CS 18010CS 28004  
CS 25004CS 28011  
CS 25011ARTF 11244  
ARTF 11224ARTF 11251  
ARTF 11231PSYC 11014  
ENGW 11114   
 19 19 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 35004CS 48004Vacation0Vacation0
CS 32004Digital art elective4  
ARTF 22204Digital art elective4  
ARTF 22211IS 43004  
ARTF 22234   
ARTF 22241   
 18 16 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 12101Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
MATH 23314   
Computer science elective4   
Digital art elective4   
Digital art elective4   
 17 0 0 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 43004Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
ENGW 33024   
Digital art elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
ARTD 4530 (*)4CS 40001  
CS 45004ARTD 4670 (*)4  
Computer science elective4Computing and social issues4  
 16 17  
Total Hours: 138

*Indicates course must be taken in the term listed.