B.S. Combined Majors for Information Science and Business
For Students Entering in Fall 2008 or Later
February 6, 2013
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The College of Computer and Information Science and the College of Business reserve the right to modify the curriculum described in this document or the individual courses as necessary in the future.
In 2011, the College of Business changed the course number of Business Statistics from MGSC 1201 to MGSC 2301.
Revision of September 13, 2012:
Revision of December 20, 2012:
Revision of February 6, 2013:
Computer Science (29 or 30 SH: 6 @ 4 SH, 5 or 6 @ 1 SH)
Required Computer Science Courses (29 or 30 SH)
Freshmen and certain transfers will take CS 1200 during Fall semester.
Starting in Fall 2012, all students will take CS 1210 in the semester before going on co-op.
Prior to Fall 2012, transfers took CS 1220 instead of CS 1210. Starting in Fall 2012, CS 1220 will not be offered.

CS 1200 CS/IS Overview 1 1
CS 1210 CS/IS Overview 2: Co-op Preparation 1
CS 1220 CS/IS Co-op Preparation 1
Freshman level courses with labs or recitations
CS 1800 Discrete Structures 4
CS 1801 Recitation for CS 1800 0
CS 2500 Fundamentals of Computer Science 1 4
CS 2501 Lab for CS 2500 1
CS 2510 Fundamentals of Computer Science 2 4
CS 2511 Lab for CS 2510 1
CS 2800 Logic and Computation 4
CS 2801 Lab for CS 2800 1
Upper level courses
CS 3200 Database Design 4
CS 3500 Object-Oriented Design 4
Senior Seminar
CS 4000 Senior Seminar 1
Information Science (16 SH: 4 @ 4 SH)
Required Information Science Courses (12 SH)
IS 2000 Principles of Information Science 4
IS 3500 Information System Design & Development 4
IS 4800 Empirical Research Methods 4
Information Science Elective Requirement (4 SH)
IS Elective 4

An IS elective is a 4 SH course that is not already required and that is in the ranges:
English (8 SH: 2 @ 4 SH)
ENGL 1111 College Writing 4
ENGL 3302 Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions 4
With permission, you may substitute ENGL 3301 for ENGL 3302.
ENGL 3301 Advanced Writing in the Disciplines 4
Mathematics (4 SH: 1 @ 4 SH)
Choose one:
MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering 4
MATH 1231 Calculus for Business and Economics 4
General Requirements (12 SH: 3 @ 4 SH)
ECON 1115 Macroeconomics 4
ECON 1116 Microeconomics 4
SOCL 4528 Computers & Society 4
Business (52 SH: 13 @ 4 SH)
Required Business Courses (28 SH)
ACCT 1201 Financial Accounting and Reporting 4
ACCT 2301 Managerial Accounting 4
FINA 2201 Financial Management 4
ORGB 3201 Organizational Behavior 4
MKTG 2201 Introduction to Marketing 4
MGSC 2301 (MGSC 1201) Business Statistics 4
Choose one of the following (4 SH)
STRT 4501 Strategy in Action 4
STRT 4514 Internal Case Competition Challenge 4
STRT 4516 External Case Competition Challenge 4
STRT 4501, STRT 4514, and STRT 4516 all satisfy the Capstone Requirement.
Required Business Concentration (16 SH)
A 4-course business concentration (other than MISM)
Business Concentration 1 4
Business Concentration 2 4
Business Concentration 3 4
Business Concentration 4 4
Integrative Courses (8 SH)
MISM 3305 Information Resource Management 4
MISM 3404 Business Data Communications 4
General Electives (12 SH: 3 @ 4 SH)
Elective 1: Level 1 Arts/Humanities Core 4
Elective 2 4
Elective 3 4
The general electives must be consistent with the policy on general electives articulated by the College of Computer and Information Science on the college web site.
NU Core
1 of the general electives must be used to satisfy:
Level 1 Arts/Humanities Core
Comparative Cultures Requirement
The Comparative Cultures Requirement must be satisfied. If this is done by taking a course then this course must be one of the general electives that is taken in addition to the NU Core Level 1 electives.
Dual majors with Business are eligible to take the following course to satisfy this requirement:
INTB 1203 International Business and Global Social Responsibility 4