Computer Science, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Courses
CS 5113Computer Organization and Architecture3
CS 5313Formal Language Theory3
CS 5323Design and Implementation of Operating Systems II3
CS 5413Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis II3
Hours Subtotal12
Elective Courses
Select 12 hours, 9 of which must be CS:12
Hours Subtotal12
Thesis
Select 6 hours:6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Courses
CS 5113Computer Organization and Architecture3
CS 5313Formal Language Theory3
CS 5323Design and Implementation of Operating Systems II3
CS 5413Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis II3
Hours Subtotal12
Elective Courses
Select 21 hours, 15 of which must be CS:21
Hours Subtotal21
Total Hours33

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level