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2011-2012 General Catalog 
    
2011-2012 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Computer Science, MCS


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College of Science

Department of Computer Science

The Master of Computer Science (MCS) is a terminal degree with coursework requirements similar to the PhD, but lacking the PhD’s requirement for original research. Students completing an MCS degree must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete at least 60 credits of graduate coursework beyond the BS/CS or 30 credits of graduate coursework beyond the MS/CS with a minimum class grade of B- and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2.
  2. No more than 15 credits of coursework numbered below 6000 may be used for the MCS.
  3. Complete at least 12 credits of 7000-level computer science coursework.
  4. Successfully meet the departmental placement requirement.
  5. Successfully complete and submit a research report proposal.
  6. Successfully complete and defend a research report, based on original work (CS 7970 , 6 credits).
  7. Complete 1 credit of CS 6900 .

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