The Dual Masters of Science Program in Computer Science and Instructional Technology (Developer Track) is one of the available Dual Graduate Degree Programs at the University of Bridgeport.
The Masters Degree in Computer Science is intended to prepare individuals with a strong mathematical, scientific, or technical background for entry into the computer science field at an advanced level and for further study leading to the doctorate degree. The developer track of the MSIT program prepares students for careers in the educational software industry.
The program provides proficiencies in the production of computer disseminated content and assessments for publishers, academies, and corporations using high and low level development tools.
Admission to the program requires an undergraduate background that includes elementary physics, a calculus sequence, linear algebra and the following fundamental course work in computer science and Instructional Technology or related field.
- Programming Languages and Technique
- Data Structures
- Digital Design / Lab
- Discrete Structures
- Computer Organization
- Probability and Statistics
- Instructional Technology Related Courses
The departments may require students to take make-ups for background deficiencies.
A total of 48 semester hours is required for graduation.
A. REQUIRED CORE COURSES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE: 15 CREDIT HOURS
- CS 400 Object Oriented Programming Using C
- CS 450 Data Base Design
- CS 502 Analysis of Algorithms
- CS 503 Operating Systems
- CpE 471 Data and Computer Communication
B. REQUIRED CORE COURSES IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY: 18 CREDIT HOURS
- Cognitive Foundations of Education
- New Technologies for Learning 1
- New Technologies for Learning 2
- Networks and Distributed Learning Systems
- Graphical User-Interface Design
- Multimedia Curriculum Development
C. MSIT Capstone: 6 CREDIT HOURS
D. CPEG 597 COMPUTER SCIENCE MASTERS PROJECT: 3 CREDIT HOURS
E. TWO COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE COURSES: 6 CREDIT HOURS
A student may select two courses from among the course offerings of the Computer Science. These courses could be used to satisfy one or more of the concentration areas from the CS concentration areas. Concentration areas available for students in the CS/MSIT Dual Graduate Degree program include:
Please refer to the Graduate Studies Division Catalog for course work details for all the concentration areas.
General M.S. Program Requirements applies