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SEAS Graduate Academic Calendar (For important dates, drop/add etc)

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Graduate Courses - Fall 2018

M=Monday | T=Tuesday | W=Wednesday| R=Thursday | F=Friday
CIS Core Courses
CIT Core Courses

* Enrollment for the below CIS and CIT classes is restricted to CIS, MCIT, CGGT, EMBS, DATS and Robotics students. Other students who wish to be considered for enrollment in CIS or CIT courses should register for the CIS Waitlist System.

CIS 500/001 Software Foundations Pierce TR noon-1:30 DRLB A4
Cancelled - CIS 501/001 Computer Architecture      
CIS 502/001 Analysis of Algorithms Kannan TR 4:30-6 SKIR AUD
CIS 505/001 Software Systems Phan MW 4:30-6 MOOR 216
CIS 515/001 Fundamentals of Linear Algebra and Optimization Gallier MW noon-1:30 MOOR 212
CIS 519/001

Applied Machine Learning (core course for CIS/MSE students as an alternative for CIS 520)

Roth MW noon-1:30 LEVH 101
CIS 520/001

Machine Learning; CIS 520 will also be offered in Spring 2018

Ungar

MW 10:30-noon TOWN 100
CIS 520/201 CIS 520 recitation

Ungar

F 9:30-11 TOWN 100
CIS 521/401 Artificial Intelligence (core course for CIS/MSE students as an alternative for CIS 520) Callison-Burch TR noon-1:30 LEVH 101
CIS 536/401 Computational Biology Kim MW 3:30-5 FAGN 218
CIS 537/401 Biomedical Image Analysis Yushkevich MW 3-4:30 TOWN 303
CIS 541/401 Embedded Software for Life-Critical Applications Lee MW 3-4:30 MOOR 216
CIS 545/001 Big Data Analytics Ives / Greenberg MW 1:30-3 MEYH B1
CIS 549/001 Wireless Mobile Communications Kim MW 7-8:30 TOWN 311
CIS 550/401 Databases & Information Systems
Davidson MW noon-1:30 SKIR AUD
CIS 556/001 Cryptography Heninger MW 3-4:30 TOWN 311
CIS 560/401 Interactive Computer Graphics Mally MW 1:30-3 LEVH 101
CIS 560/402 CIS 560 recitation Mally F 1:30-3 LEVH 101
CIS 562/401 Computer Animation Lane TR 3-4:30 MOOR 216
CIS 563/001 Physically Based Animation Jiang TR 1:30-3 TOWN 303
CIS 565/001 GPU Programming & Architecture Cozzi M 6-9 MOOR 212
CIS 565/201 CIS 565 Recitation Cozzi W 6-7 MOOR 212
CIS 568/001 Game Design Practicum Lane TR 10:30-noon TOWN 313
CIS 581/001 Computer Vision & Computational Photography Shi TR 3-4:30 LRSM AUD
CIS 597/XXX

Master's Student Thesis Research [click here for faculty section numbers] [click here for master's thesis instructions]

TBD TBD TBD
CIS 599/XXX Master's Student Independent Study
[click here for faculty section numbers]
TBD TBD TBD
CIS 620/301 Advanced Topics in Machine Learning Agarwal TR 1:30-3 TOWN 319
CIS 650/301 Advanced Topics in Databases Tannen TR noon-1:30 TOWN 305
CIS 677/001 Advanced Topics in Algorithms and Complexity Khanna W 3-6 WLNT 401B
CIS 680/301 Advanced Topics in Machine Perception Shi MW noon-1:30 FAGN 118
CIS 700/001

Special Topic: Software Analysis & Testing Course may be used towards fulfilling PhD seminar requirement.

Naik MW 1:30-3 LRSM 112B
CIS 700/003 Special Topic: Integrated Intelligence for Robotics Eaton MW 1:30-3 TOWN 315
CIS 800/002 PhD Special Topic Liu TR 3-4:30 LEVH 512
CIS 800/003 PhD Special Topic Heninger W noon-1:30 DSL
CIS 895/001 Teaching Practicum Credit TBD TBD TBA
CIS 899/XXX Doctoral Student Independent Study
[click here for faculty section numbers]
TBD TBD TBA
CIS 999/XXX Doctoral Student Thesis/Dissertation Research
[click here for faculty section numbers]
TBD TBD TBA
CIS 995/001 Dissertation TBD TBD TBA
CIT 591/001 Introduction to Software Development Malone TR noon-1:30 FAGN 116
CIT 591/201 CIT 591 recitation Malone/Murphy R 4:30-6 FAGN 116
CIT 592/001 Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science Bhusnurmath TR 9-10:30 LEVH 101
CIT 592/201 CIT 592 recitation Bhusnurmath T 4:30-6 WLNT 401B
CIT 593/001 Introduction to Computer Systems Farmer MWF 11-noon LRSM AUD
CIT 593/201 CIT 593 recitation Farmer F 12-1:30

MOOR 100A, 100B and 100C

Enrollment for the above CIS and CIT classes is restricted to CIS, MCIT, CGGT, EMBS, and Robotics students. Other students who wish to be considered for enrollment in CIS or CIT courses should complete and submit the Waitlist Request form.

CIT 590/001

Programming Languages & Techniques
For non-MCIT students

Krakowsky

MW 4:30-6

LEVH 101
CIT 590/201 CIT 590 recitation Staff F 11-1 BENN 231
CIT 590/202 CIT 590 recitation Staff F 2-4 TOWN 311
CIT 590/203 CIT 590 recitation Staff F 3-4:30 TOWN 315
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FALL 2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
August 27 Graduate Orientation
August 28 Fall term classes begin
September 17 Add/drop period ends - last day to drop courses without financial obligation for graduate students
October 4-7 Fall term break (Thursday through Sunday)
October 29-Nov. 11 Advance registration for Spring term (all students)
November 22-25 Thanksgiving recess begins at close of classes
November 26 Classes resume
December 10 Fall term classes end
December 11-12 Reading Days
December 13-20 Final Examinations
December 20 Fall term ends