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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).

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 to a Computer Science Major Advisor, when that application has been processed. Your assigned Computer Science Major 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 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 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 advisor.

  • For all computer science major program questions, please contact Deanna Marshall by phone at 509-963-1498. Deanna's office is located in Discovery Hall, Rm 140. Students can schedule meetings or communicate with their Major Advisor, Deanna Marshall, via Canvas.
  • For all computer science minor questions, or to schedule an appointment please reach out to your assigned faculty advisor.

Assigned Advisor and Faculty Mentor 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 Major Advisor, Major Faculty Mentor, and Minor Faculty Advisor contact information is listed in the My Advisors section. Under each assigned advisor and/or faculty mentor name, the following will be listed:
    • Major Advisor, Faculty Mentor, 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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