Summary: BXA Undergraduate Student Handbook
Congratulations on being admitted to Carnegie Mellon University and welcome to the
Bachelor of Humanities and Arts, the Bachelor of Science and Arts, and the Bachelor of
Computer Science and Arts Program! You are among a select group of students who have
the opportunity for an intercollege educational structure at Carnegie Mellon University.
The Bachelor of Humanities and Arts (BHA) Degree Program began in the fall of 1993. As
a BHA student you may blend courses between the College of Fine Arts and the College of
Humanities and Social Sciences to develop a unique interdisciplinary curriculum.
The Bachelor of Science and Arts (BSA) Degree Program began in the fall of 1999. As a BSA
student, you may design an interdisciplinary curriculum between the College of Fine Arts
and the Mellon College of Science.
The Bachelor of Computer Science and Arts (BCSA) Degree Program began in the fall of
2008. As a BCSA student, you may intermix classes between the College of Fine Arts and
the School of Computer Science to create an interdisciplinary curriculum that reflects
Carnegie Mellon University's emphasis between the arts and technology.
Collectively the BHA, BSA, and BCSA programs are grouped under the single heading of
BXA Intercollege Degree Programs.
This 2010-2011 Undergraduate Student Handbook is a guide to the policies, procedures and