Research with a faculty member, on a mutually agreed-upon project.
Hours Per Week
The workload varies, but the time spent on research should be as least as much (if not more than) that of other 400-level courses.
Languages taught in CMSC131, 216, and 330 should be sufficient, however, this will depend on the research and faculty with whom you choose to work.
Recommended Prior Experience
General knowledge of the area in which the research is done.
Projects, Exams, or other Assessments
See the department website for more information and details on how to apply; Undergrad Research CMSC499A