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B.S. in Computer Science and Economics 

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

Code Title Hours
Computer Science Overview
CS 1200 Computer Science/Information Science Overview 1 1
or ECON 1000 Economics at Northeastern
CS 1210 Computer Science/Information Science Overview 2: Co-op Preparation 1
Computer Science Fundamental Courses
A grade of C– or higher is required:
CS 1800
and CS 1802
Discrete Structures
and Seminar for CS 1800
or CS 1801 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 3200 Database Design 4
CS 3500 Object-Oriented Design 4
CS 4800 Algorithms and Data 4
IS 2000 Principles of Information Science 4
Computer Science Senior Seminar
THTR 1170 The Eloquent Presenter 1
Computer Science Elective Courses
Complete three courses that are not already required in the following ranges: 12
CS 2500 or higher, except CS 5010
IS 2000 or higher, except IS 4900
DS 2000 or higher, except DS 4900
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Economics Requirements

Code Title Hours
Required Economics Courses
ECON 1115 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
ECON 1116 Principles of Microeconomics 4
ECON 2315 Macroeconomic Theory 4
ECON 2316 Microeconomic Theory 4
ECON 2350 Statistics 4
ECON 2560 Applied Econometrics 4
Economics Electives
Complete four courses from the following lists with at least two at the 3000 level and above: 16
ECON 1230 Healthcare and Medical Economics
ECON 1240 Economics of Crime
ECON 1290 History of the Global Economy
ECON 3415 Poverty and Income
ECON 3420 Urban Economic Issues
ECON 3423 Environmental Economics
ECON 3424 Law and Economics
ECON 3425 Energy Economics
ECON 3440 Public Finance
ECON 3461 Government and Business
ECON 4635 International Economics
ECON 4681 Information Economics and Game Theory
Economics Capstone
ECON 4692 Senior Economics Seminar 4
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Integrative Course Requirement

Code Title Hours
The following courses are used in other areas of the major:
IS 2000 Principles of Information Science 4
ECON 2560 Applied Econometrics 4
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Supporting Courses

Code Title Hours
MATH 1231 Calculus for Business and Economics 4
or MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering
Computing and Social Issues
Complete one of the following: 4
SOCL 4528 Computers and Society
SOCL 3485 Environment, Technology, and Society
SOCL 1280 The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
ANTH 3418 Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
PHIL 1145 Technology and Human Values
IA 5240 Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights
INSH 2102 Bostonography: The City through Data, Texts, Maps, and Networks
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Computer Science English Requirement

Code Title Hours
College Writing
ENGW 1111 First-Year Writing 4
or ENGW 1102 First-Year Writing for Multilingual Writers
Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
Complete one course from the following:
ENGW 3302 Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions
ENGW 3308 Advanced Writing in the Social Sciences
ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
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Required General Electives

Code Title Hours
Complete six general electives. 24
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Major GPA Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required in all CS and IS courses

NUpath Requirements Satisfied

Integrating Knowledge and Skills Through Experience is satisfied through co-op.

Program Requirement

133 total semester hours required