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Computer Science and Engineering, Master of Science Degree

Program Requirements

You can view more detailed information about master's degree requirements on the course catalog.

Plan A

This option requires a total of 31 credits:

  • 24 course credits
  • 1 credit of graduate seminar
  • 6 thesis credits

Taking into account the Graduate School's requirements, you must take 4 700-level courses and 4 courses at either the 600 or 700 level.

If you have not already done so as an undergraduate, you must complete one of the following theory courses:

  • CS 656 Automata of Formal Languages
  • CS 677 Analysis of Algorithms
  • CS 763 Computability and Formal Languages

Additionally, students must complete 1 credit of CS 792 Graduate Seminar, which requires attendance at department colloquia.

One independent study is allowed in this program.

Students must also complete one course from at least two of the four specialization areas listed below.

Plan B

This option requires a total of 36 credits of coursework.

Taking into account the Graduate School's requirements, you must take 5 700-level courses and 7 courses at either the 600 or 700 level.

One of the 700-level courses must include a graduate-level capstone project that integrates knowledge from your previous courses and demonstrates general mastery in the field.

If you have not already done so as an undergraduate, you must complete one of the following theory courses:

  • CS 656 Automata of Formal Languages
  • CS 677 Analysis of Algorithms
  • CS 763 Computability and Formal Languages

Students must also complete one course from at least three of the four specialization areas. For course descriptions, please view the course catalog.

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