The BS in Computational Media (CM) offers a thorough education in all aspects of the computer as a medium: the technical, the historical-critical, and the applied. Program graduates have significant hands-on and theoretical knowledge of computing and an understanding of visual design and the history of media.

To anticipate the various fields students of Computational Media may pursue after graduation, threads are available within the major. Each student will choose an LMC or Music thread, which will serve to foster the creative side of the program, and a Computer Science thread which makes up the technical side of the degree. The Literature, Media, and Communication threads include Film and Media, Interaction Design, and Games. The Music thread is Music Technology. The threads with Computer Science courses are Media, Intelligence, and People. More information can be found on the Degree Requirements page.