Master of Arts in Islamic Religious Studies (MAIRS)

Teaching Arabic in the Global Era

School of Science and Engineering

Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)


The MSCSC program is designed for students who wish to perfect their knowledge and expertise in Computer Science. It provides the student, through a set of core courses, with a thorough background and an in-depth coverage of new developments in the different fundamental areas of Computer Science. In addition, it offers advanced specialization through two majors: Programming and Information Systems and Intelligent Systems.

MSCSC Degree Requirements

In order to earn an MSCSC degree, a student must:

1. Fulfill the core (12 SCH) and major (12 SCH) course requirements for the MSCSC, in addition to any undergraduate prerequisite courses that may be needed.

2. Successfully complete and defend the MS Thesis (CSC 5333: 6 SCH) or the MS Final Project (CSC 5343: 3 SCH). Students who select the project option also need to pass an additional approved elective for 3 SCH.

3. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.00.

4. Earn a grade of B- or better in all courses counting towards the MSCSC. The eight-course requirement is divided into four core courses and four courses in a chosen (major) area of specialization.

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See AUI Catalog (2015-2017) for further details: (P 328-330)