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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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168 DODGE HALL (248) 370-2200
FAX: (248) 370-4625
Department Website: oakland.edu/secs/cse


Interim Chairperson: Lunjin Lu

Professors emeriti: David E. Boddy, Glenn A. Jackson, Janusz W. Laski, Ronald J. Srodawa, Sarma R. Vishnubhotla, Thomas G. Windeknecht

Professors: Ishwar K. Sethi

Associate professors: Debatosh Debnath, Huirong Fu, Dae-Kyoo Kim, Lunjin Lu, Nilesh Patel, Gautam Singh

Assistant professors: Guangzhi Qu, Tao Shu, Mohammad-Reza Siadat, Chingseh Wu, Jie Yang, Wenjun Zhou

Special instructor: Jerry E. Marsh

Special lecturer: Laura Dinsmoor, Sebnem Onsay

Lecturer: Mary Schmotzer

Adjunct faculty: Preston Brooks, Theresa Rowe

Advisory Board

The Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board assists the department in enhancing its educational and research programs and ensuring their relevance to current and emerging technological needs. Board members are: 

Paul Besl, Ph.D., Parallel and Distributed Systems Engineer, Intel Corporation 

Richard J. Chutarash, ESG-Automotive

Laura Dillon, Ph.D., Michigan State University

Gregory Mason, President, USDI

Jason Prater, PLEX Systems

Theresa Rowe, Chief Information Office, Oakland University

Ramasamy Uthurusamy, Ph.D., retired, Emerging Technologies, General Motors

Lawrence C. Wehner, Application Software Executive, Hewlett-Packard

Donald J. Welch, Ph.D., President and CEO, Merit Network, Inc.


General Information

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering carries out the mission of the School of Engineering and Computer Science by offering separate undergraduate majors in Computer Science and Information Technology. The department also offers master’s degree programs in Computer Science, and Software Engineering and Information Technology, and a Ph.D. program in Computer Science and Informatics. The undergraduate programs in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).


Programs & Cores

Computer Science, B.S. 

Information Technology, B.S. 

Computer science, computing or information technology minors 

Course Descriptions

The department offers selected courses from this catalog as warranted by student needs and availability of faculty: Department of Computer Science and Engineering .

The 500 level CSE courses are graduate level courses. These are open to undergraduate students with instructor permission and major standing (See Graduate Catalog for descriptions).

  • CSE 522 Objective Oriented Analysis and Design
  • CSE 538 Software Verification and Testing
  • CSE 542 Rapid Proto and Component Software
  • CSE 549 Wireless and Industrial Networks
  • CSE 555 Visual Computing
  • CSE 581 Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery
  • CSE 583 E-Commerce and ERP

Schedule of Classes

Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes: sail.oakland.edu.

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