CPSC 5138. Advanced Database Systems (3-0-3) Prerequisite: CPSC 3131 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is intended for computer science students and professionals who have already acquired a basic background on databases. The objective of the course is to introduce the students to the most advanced concepts and recent issues in several areas of database technology, including the following: advanced database design and implementation, transaction management and concurrency control, distributed database management systems, object-oriented databases, client/server systems. The course includes lab work and individual database application projects.
CPSC 6985. Research and Thesis (3-0-3) This course is required by all students completing the thesis option of the MS in Applied Computer Science. It involves completion of a research project and defense of the project thesis in adherence to the School of Computer Science MS thesis policy. The project is to be designed in consultation with a thesis advisor who is a member of the graduate faculty of the School of Computer Science. May not be taken more than twice for credit. (S/U grading) (Course Fee Required)