Certificate in Systems Software (9 units)

This certificate is available only for MS Computer Science matriculated students.

In an effort to provide as much information as possible to prospective students, CSC course numbers below link to full course outlines in PDF format. Although they are the most recent formal descriptions available, they may not reflect the current textbooks being used or the faculty member currently teaching the course. Students should check with the department office if they have questions about textbooks or instructors.

Units

Course #

Course Title and Prerequisite

3

CSC 239

Advanced Operating System Principles and Design (CSC 205)

6

Select at least two of the following:

CSC 245

Performance Modeling and Evaluation (fully classified graduate status in Computer Science or Software Engineering)

CSC 250

Computer Security and Privacy (fully classified graduate status in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering)

CSC 251

Principles of Compiler Design (CSC 151 or CSC 201)

CSC 258

Distributed Systems (CSC 204 and fully classified graduate status in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering )

CSC 288C

Special Topics in Computer Science – Systems Software (fully classified graduate status in Computer Science or Software Engineering)

Application for Certificate in Systems Software (pdf file)