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Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Undergraduate courses are those between 1000 and 4999.

Undergraduate students with GPA above 3.0 can take 5xxx and 6xxx level courses with the C1 special permit. This is to follow special interests when a similar undergraduate course is not offered.

Dual BS/MS students, before reclassified as graduate students, can also use C1 special permit to take 4xxx, 5xxx, or 6xxx courses to count in graduate standing. Consult with your advisor.

Bulletin CS Description

Notes on Upcoming Changes

This section is used to note upcoming or recent relevant changes.

Cmp Sci 4151 Introduction to Statistical Methods for Computer Science

is a new course starting SP25

Prereq: CMP SCI 1250, MATH 1900, and an introductory statistics course (ANTHRO 3220/SOC 3220, BIOL 4122, CRIMIN 2220, ECON 3100, MATH 1320, POL SCI 3000, or PSYCH 2201). This course covers statistical inference with emphasis on applications and computer simulation. Topics may include multivariate distributions, transformations and combinations of random variables, sampling distributions, maximum likelihood, bootstrap, order statistics, hypothesis testing, likelihood ratio tests, Monte Carlo methods, Bayesian inference, and sufficient statistics.

Cmp Sci 4622 Introduction to Big Data

is a new course starting FS24

Prereq: CMPSCI 2250, MATH 1320, MATH 3000 and (CMPSCI 4200 or CMPSCI 4342). This course introduces big data fundamentals and covers topics including a wide range of techniques, from writing MapReduce and Spark applications with Python to using advanced modeling and data management with tools such as Spark MLlib, Hive and HBase. Students will also learn about the analytical processes and data systems available to build and empower data products

 Change of initial course

Cmp Sci 1250 

will switch to Python starting FS24

Cmp Sci 2250 

will switch to Python starting SP25

Cmp Sci 2750

will be replaced with two new courses, 2751 and 3260 starting SS25.

For more details and information see the transition guide and talk to your advisor.

Consult with your faculty advisor regarding the changes.