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ICS 490 Special Topics in Information and Computer Sciences

Special topics courses of current interest are offered occasionally. Students may repeat ICS 490 under different topics for additional credit. Some topics may have prerequisites. See the current Class Schedule for additional information.

Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites. This course may be taken multiple times for credit.
1-4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 26, 2005 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Gain a good perspective of the field.
  • Get deeper knowledge of a subset of topics in the field.
  • Apply major concepts in the topic to solve appropriate problems.
  • Familiar with any associated software products and theoretical principles.
  • Familiar with the most relevant peripheral topics.
  • Know recent developments in the field.