Combined Majors

The College of Arts, Media and Design offers a broad range of curricular options encouraging students to design their own course of study. Combined Majors, Half Majors, and Independent Majors let students combine their interests into one major.

Combined Majors integrate two subject areas into a defined major with a synthesized curriculum. Existing Combined Majors in Art + Design include:

The School of Architecture and the Department of Art + Design offer a combined major in architecture and graphic and information design. Students interested in the combined major connect specific problem solving inherent to architectural understanding with the larger context of contemporary cities.

 

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The combined major in business administration and design integrates fundamental design courses with the theory and practice of management through active learning, problem-driven research, corporate partnerships, and experiential assignments.

 

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Students will declare a concentration in interaction design, graphic and information design, or experience design. Students in this major often have an interest in human-centered design methods used in developing digital interfaces and applications.

 

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Students will engage in building and developing games and playable media experiences while completing courses in computer science and specialized game technology and design.

 

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Students will acquire a solid foundation in computer science and media arts through curriculum that spans photography, animation, video, database design, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction.

 

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Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of communication skills and processes with the design of message and meaning, integrating text, image, and data.

 

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The English department and the Communication Studies department offer an interdisciplinary combined major in English and Communication Studies. Broadly speaking, students in the combined major in English and communication studies at Northeastern integrate the study of literature and writing with studies of media, social, corporate, and political communications.

 

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Game Art and Animation offers students an opportunity to master visual arts and animation within the game medium. The program focuses on developing the depth of knowledge required to be successful in a highly competitive industry.

 

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Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of mathematical reasoning including methods for analyzing and solving problems encountered in the physical world with the design of message and meaning, integrating text and image to visualize concepts and data to enhance human understanding of complex and vital knowledge.

 

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Students in this combined major in journalism and interaction design at Northeastern integrate the study of journalism with the study of art and design.

 

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Students pursuing the combined major are able to integrate the theory and practice of contemporary media studies with the deep appreciation of the narrative arts that is required for professional work in documentary film, game art and promotion, visualization, motion graphics, interactive art, illustration, and short animated films.

 

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Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of communication skills and processes with the study of the creation of the narrative arts, required for professional work in documentary film, game art and promotion, visualization, motion graphics, interactive art, illustration, and short animated films.

 

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