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:
NOTE: Student may also take a maximum of three credits of Internship (CPSC 595), Independent Study (CPSC 596) and/or Directed Research (CPSC 599) for general elective credit, without departmental approval.