The Department of Computer Science offers provisionally admitted MS students the opportunity to "test out" of the INFS 501, 515, 519, and SWE 510 foundation courses as well as the courses CS 530 and CS 531 that are required for provisionally admitted MSCS students. 

The exams are given each January and August. It is important to note that you will be permitted to take each exam one time only. Failure to pass the exam will mean that you must take the foundation classes before enrolling in any core curriculum course.

Registration is required. Please email your intent to csgrad@gmu.edu. Include your name, G number and the exams you wish to register for. A photo ID must be presented on the day of the exam. Each exam will be one hour in length. They are scheduled for the following days and times. 

Upcoming Exam Information

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Engineering Building, Room 1103

CS 530: 9:00am

CS 531: 11:00am

Engineering Building, Room 1107

INFS 501: 9:00am

INFS 515: 11:00am

INFS 519: 1:00pm

SWE 510: 3:00pm

Registration is required.

Please email your intent to csgrad@gmu.edu. Include your name, G number and the exams you wish to register for. A photo ID must be presented on the day of the exam.

You may bring a hand calculator that is capable of raising numbers to powers. No calculator will be provided for you. Calculator-sharing, cell-phone calculators, and computers will not be allowed.