UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science

The UT Tyler master of science degree program in computer science offers students the opportunity to become more competent and productive as computer science professionals and/or prepare for further graduate study.

The program is oriented toward the design, implementation and application of computer software. Course work includes study in the various types of software, such as compilers, operating systems, database systems and real-time systems.

Graduate Courses

COSC 5325: Workshop in Computer Science
COSC 5326: Unix Programming Environment
COSC 5330: Operating Systems
COSC 5336: Local Area Networks
COSC 5340: Programming Languages
COSC 5341: Computer Security
COSC 5342: Computer Security Management
COSC 5345: Computer Graphics
COSC 5346: Expert Systems
COSC 5350: Data Communication and Networks
COSC 5351: Computer-Human Communications
COSC 5352: Client / Server Architectures
COSC 5354: Parallel and Supercomputing
COSC 5356: Computer Vision
COSC 5360: Database Design
COSC 5365: Artificial Intelligence
COSC 5370: Software Engineering
COSC 5371: Data Mining
COSC 5374: Software Architecture
COSC 5375: Advanced Database Design
COSC 5376: Fundamental of Data Warehouses
COSC 5377: Fund. of Modeling and Dist. Simulations of Complex Systems
COSC 5378: Applied Computer Graphics
COSC 5379: Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis
COSC 5380: Research Projects
COSC 5381: Advanced UNIX O/S Design
COSC 5382: Comprehensive Internet Security
COSC 5390: Topics in Computer Science
COSC 5391: Topics in Distributed Systems
COSC 5353: Graduate Siminar
COSC 5395: Thesis
COSC 5396: Thesis
COSC 5199: Independent Study
COSC 5299: Independent Study
COSC 5399: Independent Study


In order to take a COSC course numbered 5326 or higher, a student must have satisfactorily completed six hours of calculus, COSC 2315 and COSC 2336 or equivalent.

Transfer of Credit

A student may transfer a maximum of nine semester hours of graduate credit in which a grade of "B” or better has been earned from approved institutions. Transfer credit is subject to the approval of the student’s advisor and departmental chair.