Course Planning

As you plan your short- and long-term schedules, be aware that some courses are offered every semester, while others are only offered in certain semesters.  Below is a guide to help you know when courses are typically offered.  You should consult with your CSE advisor when planning your courses, for more up-to-date information about course availability.

Courses typically offered every semester:

  • CSE 174 – Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
  • CSE 201 – Intro to Software Engineering
  • CSE 262 – Technology, Ethics, and Global Society
  • CSE 271 – Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSE 274 – Data Abstraction and Data Structures
  • CSE 278 – Systems I
  • CSE 287 – Foundations of Computer Graphics and Games
  • CSE 381 – Systems II
  • CSE 383 – Client/Server Programming
  • CSE 385 – Database Systems
  • CSE 464 – Algorithms
  • CSE 448/449 – Senior Design Project

Fall-only courses:

  • CSE 212 – Software for Human-Computer Interaction
  • CSE 322 – Software Requirements
  • CSE 372 – Stochastic Modeling
  • CSE 387 – Advanced Graphics and Game Engine Design
  • CSE 443 – High-Performance Computing
  • CSE 473 – Automata, Formal Languages, and Computability
  • CSE 486 – Artificial Intelligence

Spring-only courses:

  • CSE 102 – Computing and Engineering
  • CSE 211 – Software Construction
  • CSE 273 – Optimization Modeling
  • CSE 311 – Software Architecture and Design
  • CSE 321 – Software Quality Assurance and Testing
  • CSE 465 – Comparative Programming Languages
  • CSE 467 – Computer and Network Security
  • CSE 471 – Simulation
  • CSE 487 – Game Design and Implementation

Courses offered less frequently:

  • CSE 474 – Compiler Design (EL)
  • CSE 485 - Advanced Databases (EL)