Program Requirements

Degree requirements

Program of Study

The program for each candidate will be structured by the candidate's committee or advisor in consultation with the student, and must include at least 30 semester hours of graduate credit from courses numbered 700-799 inclusive.

Required courses

1.  CSC 701(1), CSC 702(2) (3 credit hours)

2.   All students must have either previously completed undergraduate courses equivalent to MSU CSC 325, CSC 335, and CSC 344, or as part of graduate coursework the respective graduate courses CSC 611, CSC 612, and CSC 613. A maximum of 6 credit hours among CSC 611, CSC 612, and CSC 613 may be applied to the MS degree. (If it is necessary to take all three courses, one of the courses will not be applied to the MS degree.) If any of the courses CSC 325, CSC 335, or CSC 344 have previously been taken as undergraduate courses, then their respective graduate equivalents may not be repeated for graduate credit.

Degree option

Complete one of the following degree options.