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College of Science
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Science and
the General Degree Requirements pages.


Master of Science
Applied Computer Science

 

 
Area 1 Program Core                             Required Hours: 12 
 (Take courses from four of the six core areas)

Algorithm Analysis and Design
CPSC 5115 Algorithm Analysis and Design

Programming Languages
CPSC 5135 Programming Languages
CPSC 6129 Advanced Programming Languages

Database
CPSC 5138 Advanced Database Systems
CPSC 6127 Contemporary Issues in Database Management Systems

Computer Architecture
CPSC 5155 Introduction to Computer Architecture
CPSC 6155 Advanced Computer Architecture

Computer Networks
CPSC 5157 Computer Networks
CPSC 6157 Network Management

Operating Systems
CPSC 6125 Advanced Operating Systems

(All courses taken to satisfy the Core Requirement for the MS degree must be taken for graduate credit.)

Area 2 Program Concentration             Required Hours: 24

A. Information Assurance

Program Core courses must include:
CPSC 6125 Advanced Operating Systems
CPSC 6157 Network Management

Five courses (15 semester hours) in the Information Assurance area, taken from the following list of graduate courses.
CPSC 6126 Information Systems Assurance
CPSC 6128 Network Security
CPSC 6136 Advanced System Security
CPSC 6159 Computer Forensics
CPSC 6167 Network Risk Assessment
CPSC 6178 Software Testing and Quality Assurance

Three additional courses (9 semester hours) for graduate credit. Students taking the thesis option must take one elective and take CPSC 6985 at least twice.

B. Software Development

Program Core courses must include:
one course from each of the Programming Languages and Database areas.

Five courses (15 semester hours) in the Software Development area, taken from the following list of graduate courses.
CPSC 6118 Graphical User Interface Development
CPSC 6119 Object-Oriented Development
CPSC 6137 Distributed Software Architecture and Design
CPSC 6166 Distributed Enterprise Software Development
CPSC 6175 Web Site Development and Technologies
CPSC 6176 Enterprise Web Application Development
CPSC 6178 Software Testing and Quality Assurance

Three additional courses (9 semester hours) for graduate credit. Students taking the thesis option must take one elective and take CPSC 6985 at least twice.

C. No concentration

Select 24 semester hours in CPSC graduate courses; CPSC 6899 and CPSC 6985 may each be repeated once.

Total Required Hours: 36 
 

 

   


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