College of Arts and Sciences

Artificial Intelligence

Program Options

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Program Overview

The Drake University Artificial Intelligence (AI) major is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Sciences that comprises courses from Computer Science & Math, Arts & Humanities, and Business & Law. The goal of this program is to prepare students to be successful in a world where machines can play an important role, and the AI major is designed to appeal to students interested in STEM, the humanities, or business. 


B.A. Requirements

CourseCredits
AI 010 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence 3

AI 036 - The Natures of Learning and Intelligence, or

PSY 125 - Cognitive Psychology

3

4

AI 042/PHIL 130 - Minds, Brains, and Computers 3

AI 051 - Artificial Intelligence in Fiction, or

SCSS 135 - Science in Society

3
AI 190 - Artificial Intelligence Practicum 3
CS 065 - Introduction to Computer Science I 3
CS 066 - Introduction to Computer Science II 3
CS 083 - Ethical/Social Computing 3
CS 143 - Artificial Intelligence 3
CS 167 - Machine Learning 3
IS 083 - Information Technology Law and Ethics 3

IS 147 - Human Factors in Information Systems, or

ART 150 - History of Human-Centered Design

3
IS 161 - Information Systems Analysis and Design 3

PHIL 128 - Language and Reality, or

ENG 139 - Language and Logic

3

PSY 001 - Introduction to Psychology, or

NCSI 001 - Introduction to Neuroscience

4

3

STAT 071 - Statistics I 3
STAT 108 - Statistical Learning 3

B.S. Requirements

CourseCredits
AI 010 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence 3

AI 036 - The Natures of Learning and Intelligence, or

PSY 125 - Cognitive Psychology

3

4

AI 042/PHIL 130 - Minds, Brains, and Computers 3

AI 051 - Artificial Intelligence in Fiction, or

SCSS 135 - Science in Society

3
AI 190 - Artificial Intelligence Practicum 3
CS 065 - Introduction to Computer Science I 3
CS 066 - Introduction to Computer Science II 3
CS 083 - Ethical/Social Computing 3
CS 143 - Artificial Intelligence 3
CS 167 - Machine Learning 3
IS 083 - Information Technology Law and Ethics 3

IS 147 - Human Factors in Information Systems, or

ART 150 - History of Human-Centered Design

3
IS 161 - Information Systems Analysis and Design 3

PHIL 128 - Language and Reality, or

ENG 139 - Language and Logic

3

PSY 001 - Introduction to Psychology, or

NCSI 001 - Introduction to Neuroscience

4

3

STAT 071 - Statistics I 3
STAT 108 - Statistical Learning 3

Artificial Intelligence Minor

CourseCredits
AI 010 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence 3
AI 036 - The Natures of Learning and Intelligence 3
AI 042/PHIL 130 - Minds, Brains, and Computers 3
CS 065 - Introduction to Computer Science I 3
CS 066 - Introduction to Computer Science II 3
CS 083 - Ethical/Social Computing 3
CS 143 - Artificial Intelligence 3

IS 147 - Human Factors in Information Systems, or

IS 161 - Information Systems Analysis and Design

ART 150 - History of Human-Centered Design

3

Business in Artificial Intelligence Concentration

CourseCredits
BLAW 060 - Business Law I 3
ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics 3
IS 160 - Database Management 3
MKTG 101 - Marketing Principles 3

Computer Science in Artificial Intelligence Concentration

CourseCredits
CS 114 - Symbolic Logic 3
CS 128 - Robot Program and Control Theory 3
CS 137 - Algorithm Analysis 3
CS 144 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence 3

Humanities in Artificial Intelligence Concentration

CourseCredits

ENG 081 - Introduction to English Linguistics, or

ENG 102 - Structure of Modern American English

3
PHIL 090 - Ethics 3
PHIL 114 - Symbolic Logic 3
PSY 050 - Psychology of Creativity 3

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