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Computer Science Advising

CS 392/492 Lab Experience in Teaching Computer Science:

These are required courses. You must submit an application to be a teaching assistant, and spaces will be awarded based on how soon you graduate, what courses you have taken, and course schedule. All CS majors must complete 1-credit of CS 392 (3 hours of work per week) and 2-credits of CS 492 (6 hours of work per week).
Fall 2021 Application Deadline Is: Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm.

Computer Science Advising:

Advising and student success are important components of the Computer Science programs. When your application to declare CS as your major or minor, you are assigned a Computer Science faculty advisor when that application has been processed. Your assigned Computer Science faculty advisor is an excellent resource if you have specific questions about the Computer Science program and your future career plans in computer science.

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Students with Freshman standing will need to meet with their assigned faculty advisor every quarter, while students with Sophomore or Junior standing should do so at least once per year. By the time you are finishing your Sophomore year or CS 301 (whichever is sooner), you should meet with your assigned faculty advisor to create a graduation plan. Given the importance of prerequisites within the computer science major, it is important that you have a current graduation plan on file in the department; if you don’t have one or have not updated it recently, please schedule an advising appointment with your assigned faculty advisor.

  • For all general education and computer science program questions, please contact Deanna Marshall by phone at 509-963-1498. Deanna's office is located in Discovery Hall, Rm 140. Students seeking an appointment with their advisor should contact the College of the Sciences Advising Center's main office 509-963-1498 or see their advisor's Canvas page.
  • For all computer science major questions, or to schedule an appointment please reach out to your assigned faculty advisor.

Assigned Advisor and Faculty Advisor Information:

  1. Login to the MyCWU portal
  2. Once logged in, make sure you are viewing the Homepage tab
  3. Locate the My Advisors section, on the bottom left of the Homepage window
  4. Your assigned Computer Science faculty advisor contact information is listed in the My Advisors section. Under each assigned advisor name, the following will be listed:
    • Major Advisor, Minor Advisor, General Advisor, etc.
    • Department (Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc.)
    • Phone number
    • Email address

Advisor location in MyCWU
MyCWU Advising List

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