Doctor of Science
in Applied Computer Science

 

 

The following list shows course choices available for selection. This list may change in the future.

A.Computer Science Core Topics (15)
COSC 502 Computer Organization
COSC 504 Software Design and Development II
COSC 522 Discrete Structures
COSC 528 Design and Analysis of Algorithms I
COSC 514 Operating Systems I

B. Knowledge Areas (36 Credits from at least three different knowledge areas.
     Maximum of 9 credits at 500 level )

  1. Computer Systems
    COSC 614 Operating Systems II*
    COSC 635 Information Privacy and Security
    COSC 585 Computer Networks I*
    COSC 685 Computer Networks II
    COSC 687 Distributed Computing
    COSC 735 Computer and Network Security
    COSC 887 High Performance Computing

  2. Software Engineering and Programming Languages
    COSC 565 Software Engineering I *
    COSC 665 Software Engineering II
    COSC 575 Object Oriented Programming and Design Paradigm
    COSC 561 Compiler Design and Construction I *
    COSC 661 Compiler Design and Construction II
    COSC 551 Formal Methods in Programming Languages
    COSC 615 Performance Evaluation

  3. Database Systems and Artificial Intelligence
    COSC 531 Database Design I *
    COSC 631 Database Design II
    COSC 573 Artificial Intelligence I *
    COSC 673 Artificial Intelligence II
    COSC 831 Data Warehousing and Data Mining

  4. Multimedia Technology
    COSC 518 Computer Graphics I
    COSC 720 Multimedia Technology
    COSC 719 Image Processing I *
    COSC 729 Virtual Reality and Its Applications *
    COSC 819 Image Processing II *
    COSC 829 Advanced Virtual Reality Systems

  5. Scientific Computing
    COSC 541 Numerical Analysis I *
    COSC 641 Numerical Analysis II
    COSC 871 Numerical Optimization
    COSC 523 Logic, Computability, and Automata I *
    COSC 623 Logic, Computability, and Automata II
    COSC 676 Queuing Theory in Computer Science
    COSC 678 Modeling and Simulation

The courses with * are suggested courses for the comprehensive exam.

C. Advanced Research Concentration Area (minimum 9 credits)
    COSC 890-899: Selected Topics in Computer Science
COSC 890-892 Sensor Networks/Computer vision
COSC 893-895 Computer Networks/Network Security
COSC 896-898 Database/AI
COSC 898-899 Advanced Computing Research/ Software Engineering

D. Dissertation area (requires 12 credits)

COSC 900- 910 Dissertation courses

 





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