COMP 488: Topics in Computer Science

Credit Hours



Vary by section: most commonly COMP 271: Data Structures


This course is used to introduce emerging topics in computer science that do not yet have a regular course number. Content of the course varies. Recent topics have included

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Enterprise Software Development
  • Introduction to Digital Humanities Design and Programming
  • Machine Learning
  • Metagenomics
  • Rapid Application Development Metholodgy (.NET)
  • Robotics Software Development
  • Data Visualization
  • Database Administration


Understand an emerging area of Computer Science.