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Computer Science

Accelerated B.S./M.S.

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Computer Science

25 University Avenue, #150
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2204
Fax: 610-436-3530

Dr. James Fabrey

Administrative Assistant
Ms. Kathleen Barimani

Accelerated Bachelor of Science/Master of Science Program

Students with at least 90 credits and at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this program. This program makes it possible to receive both degrees in 5 years (with 7 additional courses to be completed at the master’s level). A student may take up to 4 graduate CSC courses to satisfy undergraduate electives.

Excluded from the list are the Master of Science core courses CSC 520, CSC 530, CSC 540, and CSC 560 as well as the introductory Certificate courses CSC 512, CSC 515, and CSC 516.

The graduate courses used to satisfy undergraduate electives excludes taking both the Graduate and corresponding Undergraduate course from this list:

  Graduate Course Undergraduate Course
Operating Systems CSC 525 CSC 331
Networking CSC 535 CSC 335
Database CSC 545 CSC 321
Software Engineering CSC 555 CSC 402
Compilers CSC 565 CSC 416
Artificial Intelligence CSC575 CSC481
Topics in Computer Security CSC 583 CSC 497
Internship CSC 605 CSC 400
Independent Study in Computer Science CSC 610 CSC 490 - 499


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  • Policy
  • Early Application
    • Students with a 3.0 but not yet 60 credits (typically a junior in the Spring semester) can enroll in up to 2 graduate courses before they are officially eligible to apply for the accelerated program.
    • Students are encourgaged to apply to the program as early as the end of their sophormore year
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