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 Course of Study for CIS/MSE Students with a technology/financial focus.  

The technology/financial focus prepares graduates to be in the forefront of scientific and entrepreneurial thought.

The CIS MSE Financial Curriculum consists of the following components:

(a) Four core courses from the following list, including at least one of either 501 or 505 and at least one of either 502 or 511:

CIS 500/Software Foundations
CIS 501/Computer Architecture
CIS 502/Analysis of Algorithms
CIS 505/Software Systems
CIS 511/Theory of Computation
CIS 520/Machine Learning

(b) Three CIS 500-level course electives such as:

CIS 550/Database and Information System

CIS 551/ Computer & Network Security

CIS 553/Networked Systems

CIS 555/Internet and Web System

CIS 573/Software Engineerings

(c) Three electives from the approved non-CIS courses at www.cis.upenn.edu/grad/approved-courses.shtml, including such courses as Simulation and Dynamic Competitive Strategy, Engineering Entrepreneurship, or Introduction to Probability & Statistics.

       

 


 
 
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