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Computer Science

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Breadth Requirements - must complete four courses (16 credit hours) each from a different area, from the following core areas with a grade of B- or higher.

  • Parallel Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Database and Information Systems
  • Programming Languages & Software Engineering
  • Graphics/HCI
  • Systems and Networking
  • Scientific Computing
Advanced Coursework - must complete three courses (12 credit hours)
  • CS 513 - Theory and Practice of Data Cleaning
  • CS 598/IS 531 - Foundations of Data Curation
  • CS 598/STAT 542 - Practical Statistical Learning
  • CS 598 / STAT 578 - Advanced Bayesian Modeling
  • CD 598 - Cloud Computing Capstone
  • STAT 420 - Methods of Applied Statistics
Additional Requirements
  • All coursework must be taken through the Coursera MOOC platform.
  • Each online MCS course is four credit hours.
  • Breadth coursework must have a letter grade of B- or higher. Any other course taken for a letter grade must have a grade of C or higher.
  • Up to 12 credit hours of previous graduate coursework that is approved by the Department of Computer Science (including non-degree graduate courses completed within the Department of Computer Science) may be transferred and applied to the Professional MCS degree requirements.


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