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Topics in Computer Science*


A course for presenting advanced topics in computer science.  Topics may vary from year to year according to the interest of faculty and students.


3 to 4 credits

This is an undergraduate course that can be taken for graduate credit.

Learning Goals: 
Computer Science majors ...
  • will be prepared to contribute to a rapidly changing field by acquiring a thorough grounding in the core principles and foundations of computer science (e.g., techniques of program design, creation, and testing; key aspects of computer hardware; algorithmic principles).
  • will acquire a deeper understanding on (elective) topics of more specialized interest, and be able to critically review, assess, and communicate current developments in the field.
  • will be prepared for the next step in their careers, for example, by having done a research project (for those headed to graduate school), a programming project (for those going into the software industry), or some sort of business plan (for those going into startups).

Semesters offered by arrangement.

Course Type: 
Undergraduate & Graduate

Check the University Schedule of Classes to see if this course is open.

Request an Special Permission Number here if the class is full.