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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Computer Science, M.S.


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CIP Code: 8191 (110701-01)

The Master of Science degree program in Computer Science is designed to prepare a person for a career in the computing field. Areas of emphasis in the program include: Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Database Systems, Information Retrieval and Data Mining, Software Systems and Engineering, Multimedia Systems and Architectures, Computer Graphics, Information and Coding Theory, Distributed and Parallel Computing, Networks and Mobile Computing, Internet Computing, and Security.

Prerequisites


Knowledge of certain undergraduate computer science topics and computer-related mathematics is required as a prerequisite for the Master of Science program, and remedial work will be required of students who enter with an inadequate background in these areas. A student must submit satisfactory GRE scores before admission to the M.S. program can be considered. For more specific information, prospective students should consult literature available from The Center for Advanced Computer Studies. (http://www.cacs.louisiana.edu)

Course Requirements


Three tracks are available: thesis, project, or course-work tracks. Under the thesis track, a student must successfully complete 24 hours of course work and must earn 6 hours of thesis credit. For the project track, a student must complete 33 semester hours of which 3 hours are special project credit. For the course track, a student must complete 33 semester hours of graduate course work.

For more specific information as to prerequisite and required courses, prospective students should consult literature available from The Center for Advanced Computer Studies. (http://www.cacs.louisiana.edu)

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