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The University of Mississippi

GradSHARK Launch PAAD – Computer and Information Science, MS

Undergraduate students interested in graduate study in Computer and Information Science can get a head start in earning a graduate degree through the GradSHARK Launch PAAD for Computer and Information Science.

Requirements to qualify:

  • Be a BSCS or BACS major
  • 3.25 minimum GPA
  • 90 completed credit hours as an undergraduate

Number of credit hours a student can earn towards the graduate degree while completing their undergraduate studies: 12 credit hours (no more than 6 hours per term)

Courses* undergraduate students in the Launch PAAD can take to earn credit towards the graduate degree:

  • CSCI 517 Natural Language Processing
  • CSCI 520 Formal Theory of Computer Languages
  • CSCI 521 Computer Systems Engineering
  • CSCI 523 Operating Systems
  • CSCI 524 Distributed Operating System Design
  • CSCI 525 Compiler Construction
  • CSCI 526 Parallel Computing
  • CSCI 530 Computer Architecture and Design
  • CSCI 531 Artificial Intelligence
  • CSCI 533 Analysis of Algorithms
  • CSCI 541 Expert Systems and Logic Programming
  • CSCI 547 Digital Image Processing
  • CSCI 550 Program Semantics and Derivation
  • CSCI 551 Computer System Performance Analysis
  • CSCI 554 Web Architecture and Programming
  • CSCI 555 Functional Programming
  • CSCI 556 Multiparadigm Programming
  • CSCI 561 Computer Networks
  • CSCI 562 Software Engineering I
  • CSCI 575 Database Systems
  • CSCI 581 Special Topics in Computer Science I
  • CSCI 582 Special Topics in Computer Science II
  • CSCI 595 Graduate Computer Science Internship
  • CSCI 632 Machine Learning
  • CSCI 658 Software Language Engineering
  • CSCI 663 Software Families
  • ENGR 596 Special Projects I
  • ENGR 618 Coding for Error Code
  • ENGR 652 Advanced Compiler Design
  • ENGR 653 Computer Structures
  • ENGR 654 Information Systems Principles
  • ENGR 656 Operating Systems Design Concepts
  • ENGR 657 Timesharing Computer Systems
  • ENGR 659 Advanced Information Retrieval
  • ENGR 660 Software Engineering II
  • ENGR 661 Computer Networks II
  • ENGR 662 Advanced Artificial Intelligence
  • ENGR 664 Theory of Concurrent Programming
  • ENGR 666 Fault Tolerant Computing
  • ENGR 695 Seminar

*500-level courses only count towards the graduate degree when reserved for graduate credit (graduate level work must be completed to earn graduate credit)

Students must be accepted into the Launch PAAD and complete the requisite GradSHARK Launch PAAD Course Form for the Graduate School (the form requires approval from your undergraduate advisor and the Graduate Program Coordinator for Computer and Information Sciences). After being accepted into the Lanch PAAD, the student will need to complete the GradSHARK Launch PAAD Course Enrollment Form each term (students will not officially be registered for graduate courses until this form is complete).

For more information about participation in the GradSHARK Launch PAAD, guidelines, financial aid and available areas of study, please see the GradSHARK Launch PAAD homepage.

   
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