Feb 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CS 4800 Computer Science Seminar


This is the capstone course required of all computer science majors. The course is conducted in seminar form featuring internal as well as external speakers. Approximately two-thirds of the course covers current topics of interest in computer science and computing technology; the remaining one-third of the course is dedicated to social impact of computers and ethical issues faced by today’s computer professionals. Students are required to select a relevant topic and complete a substantial research-oriented project either individually or as a team. As the end of the project, students are expected to submit a substantial written report and orally present it to the public. Course offered Fall and Spring Semesters.  

This is the capstone course for CS majors. One third of the course is dedicated to social impacts of computers and ethical issues faced by today’s computer professionals.  Students will also complete a major project that requires integration and application of knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.  Students will be charged an additional Comp Science Lab Fee when enrolling in this course. This course is writing intensive. 

  Computer Science Major with Senior Standing Students will be charged an additional Comp Science Lab Fee when enrolling in this course. Prerequisite(s): CS 3420   with at least a C-
Credits: 3.0