Accelerated BS-CS/MS-DAE 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 584 - Theory and Applications of Data Mining 

and one of the following courses in place of the corresponding 400-level courses:

  • CS 550 - Database Systems 
  • CS 580 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 

Accelerated BS-ACS/MS-DAE 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 in all concentrations of the BS-ACS program must register for:

  • CS 584 - Theory and Applications of Data Mining 

Students in the Software Engineering and Bioinformatics concentrations of the Applied Computer Science, BS program must also register for:

  •   CS 550 - Database Systems 

Students in the Computer Game Design and Geography concentrations of the Applied Computer Science, BS program must also register for one of the following courses:

  • CS 550 - Database Systems  or
  • CS 580 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 

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.