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Computer Science

College of the Sciences

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 faculty preference. All CS majors must complete 1-credit of 392 (3 hours of work per week) and 2-credits of 492 (6 hours of work per week).
Fall 2020 application deadline was: May 22, 2020 at 4:00pm.


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 computer science major questions, or to schedule an appointment please reach out to your assigned faculty advisor.
  • For all general education questions, please contact the Professional Advising Office by phone at 509-963-3423, or by email at Professional.Advising@cwu.edu. Their office is located in Bouillon Hall 205.

Assigned 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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