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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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168 DODGE HALL (248) 370-2200

Department Website: cse.secs.oakland.edu/


Chairperson: Ishwar K. Sethi

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

Professors: Fatma Mili, Ishwar K. Sethi

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

Assistant professors: Nilesh Patel, Guangzhi Qu, Mohammad R. Siadat, Ching Seh Wu

Special instructor: Jerry E. Marsh

Special lecturer: Laura Dinsmoor, Sebnem Onsay


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
Jerry L. Chapin, Vice President, Science Applications Int’l. Corporation
Richard J. Chutarash, IEE-Sensing
Keith Ensroth, CIO, Entertainment Publications
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.


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 masters programs in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Technology, and a doctoral program in Computer Science and Informatics.

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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