Courses for Research
The following courses are available for research that is mentored by a CS professor.
CS 699 Independent Study - sign up for this if you are an undergraduate working on research.
CS 790 Master's Thesis - sign up for this if you are working on your master's thesis or project. If the applicable procedures outlined in the Graduate Guidebook are followed, up to 6 credits of thesis work may be counted counted as core course credit toward the M.S. degree. For a master's project up to 3 credits may be counted as core credit toward the M.S. degree.
CS 799 Master's Research - sign up for this if you don't already have a master's and are doing research. You can use this before your master's thesis research. Check the guidebook for the rules on procedures and eligible credits toward your master's graduation requirements.
CS 899 Pre-dissertator Research - If you have completed your master's and are working toward a Ph.D. but are not yet in dissertator status sign up for this one.
CS 990 Dissertation Research - for persons who have passed preliminary exam and completed the Ph.D. minor. At this point you are a "dissertator" and required to take 3 dissertator credits each semester.
CS 999 Independent Study and Research (Dissertators) - A second option for dissertators. This can be graded A-F, or taken for Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. It can ONLY be taken by people in dissertator status.