M.S. in Computer Science: Default Concentration

Major Requirements

The following two (2) courses are required by the program:

Either class above can be substituted with another graduate course under the discretion of GPD if students had their equivalent in their undergraduate program.

Major Electives

MSCS students must take four (4) courses from their concentration, and four (4) courses of general electives.

General electives include any COMP 400 level course. The elective course options are common for all programs, differing only in the total number of credits required.


If a student does not puruse a specific concentration, the student must take four (4) courses from list the Default Concentration list of electives.


Several of these courses require COMP 413: Intermediate Object-Oriented Development as a prerequisite.

There are numerous options for independent study, including a programming project, research, or a service-oriented project.


Students may take up to a maximum of 6 credit hours of COMP 490: Independent Project and/or COMP 499: Internship.

Default Concentration Electives (12 Credits)


COMP 413: Intermediate Object-Oriented Development is a required course for the Default Concentration