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Cooperative Education Program

The Department of Computer Science participates in the Cooperative Education Program. See for more information.

To be eligible for the Cooperative Education Program, students must:

  1. Be in the Computer Science bachelor's degree program.
  2. Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 in Computer Science courses.
  3. Have an overall grade point average of at least 2.8.

The CS Co-Op program requires students to complete either 3 or 5 work sessions.

Students pursuing the 5-Session Co-Op are normally expected to complete CS 18000, Problem-Solving and Object-Oriented Programming, CS 18200, Foundations of Computer Science, and CS 24000, Programming in C, before their first work session.

Students pursuing the 3-Session Co-Op are normally expected to complete the CS Core courses (CS 18000, CS 18200, CS 24000, CS 25000, CS 25100, and CS 25200), before their first work session.

For additional information, please see the Co-Op FAQ or send an email to

Updated (SN): February 5, 2016

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017 1:25 PM

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