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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
Texas Tech University
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Computer Science, Ph.D.

About the Computer Science Doctoral Program

For the Ph.D. degree, students are required to demonstrate general knowledge in several areas of computer science and proficiency in a single research area. Certification of research proficiency will be based on a record of accomplished research. The record must be substantiated by published articles, technical reports, and papers presented at meetings, workshops, and conferences. The Ph.D. degree requires a minimum of 60 hours of graduate coursework, 12 hours of CS 8000 - Doctor's Dissertation , and candidacy exam. All students pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science must take CS 5120  in their first semester.