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Curriculum & Courses

Course Requirements

12 hours of CS 8000 (Dissertation) are required. In addition, 60 semester hours of graduate work are required, which is equivalent to 20, 3−hour graduate−level courses. Students may satisfy the 60−hour coursework requirement by taking all computer science graduate−level courses, but other options exist within the constraints below. For example, 18 courses in computer science and 2 courses in another department could be taken if that would support the student’s program of research better.

45−Hour Constraint:

15−Hour Minor Constraint:

Example Plan of Full−Time Study