Oct 18, 2021  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Computer Science

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Degree Requirements

Minimum requirements for the degree are 47 graduate credits. These include 14 credits of required courses, 15 credits of breadth electives, 8-9 credits of elective courses, and 9-10 credits of a graduate project. Students may be admitted provisionally with a requirement that they complete specified undergraduate courses before obtaining regular status in the program. A maximum of 12 credits taken in non-matriculated status may be applied to this program. Students are allowed up to 10 transfer credits as described earlier in this Catalog . All degree requirements must be completed within six years after course work has begun.


Students who have successfully completed a BS in computer science at Seattle University may apply up to 10 credits of 500-level CPSC electives completed in the BS towards the breadth elective requirement.

III. Graduate Project

9-10 credits, consisting of a two to three quarter project sequence.  Choose either:


Satisfactory performance (B- or better) in graduate project is required of all MSCS students. A project consisting of 9-10 credits carried out in either a two or three quarter sequence. The project requires either implementation of a software system or carrying out research within computer science.

IV. General Electives

8-9 credits, consisting of additional CPSC breadth electives and/or MSE courses from the following list:

Minimum credits required for degree (47)