Accelerated BS-CS/MS-ISYS Program

Students must complete all requirements for the BS and MS programs, with 6 credits overlap. Students register for 6 credits of CS 500-level courses in place of the corresponding CS 400-level courses required for the undergraduate degree requirements. Specifically, students must register for two of the following courses in place of the corresponding 400-level courses:

  • CS 540 - Language Processors 
  • CS 550 - Database Systems 
  • CS 551 - Computer Graphics
  • CS 555 - Computer Communications and Networking 
  • CS 571 - Operating Systems 
  • CS 580 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 
  • CS 583 - Analysis of Algorithms 
  • CS 584 - Theory and Applications of Data Mining 

Accelerated BS-ACS/MS-ISYS Program

Students must complete all requirements for the BS and MS programs, with 6 credits overlap. Students register for 6 credits of CS 500-level courses in place of the corresponding CS 400-level courses required for the undergraduate degree requirements. Specifically, students must register for CS 583 and one of the following courses in place of the corresponding 400-level course:

  • CS 540 - Language Processors 
  • CS 550 - Database Systems
  • CS 551 - Computer Graphics 
  • CS 555 - Computer Communications and Networking 
  • CS 571 - Operating Systems 
  • CS 580 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 
  • CS 584 - Theory and Applications of Data Mining 

Note:

Students complete all MS ISYS core courses and apply the two courses from above toward the MS ISYS elective requirements.

Degree Conferral

Students must apply the semester before they expect to complete the BS requirements to have the BS degree conferred. In addition, at the beginning of the student’s final undergraduate semester, students must complete a Bachelor’s/Accelerated Master’s Transition form that is submitted to the Office of the University Registrar and the VSE Graduate Admissions Office. At the completion of MS requirements, a master’s degree is conferred.