Summer Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm in OCNL 215

Professors do not have office hours during Summer Intercession

Prerequisites and Advancement

Prerequisites for Admission to Conditionally Classified Status:

  1. Satisfactory grade point average as specified in Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Admission Requirements in the University Catalog.
  2. Approval by the department and the Office of Graduate Studies.
  3. An acceptable baccalaureate from an accredited institution, or an equivalent approved by the Office of Graduate Studies.
  4. Completion of background preparation equivalent to:
    1. CSCI 311 (Algorithms and Data Structures)
    2. CSCI 340 (Operating Systems)
    3. EECE 320 (System Architecture and Performance)
    4. CSCI 217 (Foundations of Computing) or MATH 217 (Discrete Mathematical Structures)
  5. Completion of the Graduate Record Examination with a combined score of 300 on the verbal and quantitative portions. Graduates of an ABET accredited program in computer science are exempt from this requirement.
  6. Submission of a statement of purpose.

Prerequisites for Admission to Classified Status:

In addition to any requirements listed above:

  1. Completion of program prerequisites equivalent to the following senior courses:
    1. CSCI 430 (Software Engineering) with a grade of B- or higher.
    2. CSCI 511 (Object-Oriented Programming) with a grade of B- or higher.
    3. CSCI 550 (Theory of Computing) with a grade of B- or higher.
  2. Students are expected to complete these courses immediately as a matter of reasonable progress toward the master's degree.
  3. Courses taken for the purpose of advancement to classified status will not be used towards the MS degree.

Advancement to Candidacy:

In addition to any requirements listed above:

  1. Completion of the Graduate Requirement in Writing Proficiency.
  2. Classified graduate standing and completion of, or enrollment in, the graduate core courses.
  3. Development of an approved program in consultation with the Graduate Coordinator.
  4. Formation of the graduate advisory committee, in the case of the thesis or project plan as described below, in consultation with the Graduate Coordinator.