May 24, 2018  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Science (M.S.)

Master of Science, Computer Science Plan A (thesis): Total 31 credit hours

Master of Science, Computer Science Plan B (non–thesis): Total 33 credit hours

Master of Science, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction Emphasis, Plan A only (thesis): Total 31 credit hours

The information below is intended to provide guidance to students interested in focusing their graduate study on human-computer interaction. The courses listed are not requirements; students must satisfy the requirements of the MS degree in computer science in order to graduate. The emphasis will not be noted on the transcript. The Department of Computer Science is developing a specialization in human-computer interaction, based on the emphasis described below. The specialization is expected to be available in Fall 2014, subject to approval by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

  • Human-Computer Interaction core requirements 9 credit hours
  • Computer Science electives 6 credit hours
  • Supporting courses outside of area 12 credit hours
  • Thesis 4 credit hours
    Note: No credit will be granted on the Program of Study for a course with a grade of ‘C’ or lower.

Human-Computer Interaction core course work: 9 credit hours

Computer Science Electives for the MS with Human-Computer Interaction Emphasis: 6 credit hours from the following

Required outside the department course work: 12 credit hours

Required thesis credit hours