No Introductory Course may be substituted for any other course at any level.
Introductory courses may be waived for any of the following conditions:
- The student has the appropriate course work to satisfy an Introductory Course.
- The student has appropriate and verified professional experience to satisfy an Introductory Course.
- If an exam is available, the student passes a
Graduate Assessment Examination (GAE) in the Introductory Course area.
CDM Foundation Courses
Commerce (Kellstadt) Foundation Courses
* Course is not currently offered online. Consult faculty advisor for determining suitable alternative coursework.
Major Elective Courses
Students must take
16 credit hours from courses from the list of CDM electives below and
8 credit hours courses from the list of Kellstadt courses listed below.
CDM Electives Students may select any SE elective
or the following courses:
|The following courses are recommended:|
Software Engineering Research
Students also have an option of pursuing Master's research projects to fulfill their CDM elective requirements.
SE 695 (4 credits) AND SE 696 (4 credits)
SE 695 (8 credits) AND SE 698 (0 credits)
The Master's Project or Thesis must represent an original contribution to the area, and may include system development, empirical studies, or theoretical work. The scope and the details of the research project will be determined by the research supervisor, and must be approved by the student's academic advisor. Information and requirements for students pursuing the thesis option can be found at the
SoC Master's Thesis Guideline page.
Commerce (Kellstadt) Elective Courses
CDM Open Elective Courses
Students must complete
4 credit hours from CDM Open Elective Course. Any
CSEC, CSC, ECT, GAM, GPH, HCI, HIT, IS, IT, NET, PM, or SE course in the 421-699 range qualifies. Credit for courses taken outside of the school will only be given if approved by a faculty advisor.
Students must complete the following course.