CIS Waitlist

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Each department has their own way of handling Permission Requests; this article is just for CIS/CIT/NETS courses.

Letters to certify specific learned skills

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When international students apply for permanent residency (a “green card”), they may need a letter to verify that they have learned specific skills at Penn. ...

CIS 4100/4110 Senior Thesis

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The goal of a Senior Thesis project (CIS 4100formerly CIS 410/4110formerly CIS 411) is to complete a major research project under the supervision of a facult...

Course registration tips

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This article discusses some CIS-specific tips for Advance and Regular Registration. For an overview of registering for courses at Penn, see this helpful page...


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A minor is a set of related courses from a particular area. Most minors require six CUs, but a few require more. Once you complete the minor, by taking and p...

LAWM 5060 and Engineering Ethics

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Starting Fall 2022, LAWM 5060: Technology, Law & Ethics is an option for satisfying the Engineering Ethics requirement for CSCI, ASCS, NETS and CMPE majo...

Letters to certify your degree

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If you have already received a degree from Penn Engineering, we’d be more than happy to provide a letter. There is a SEAS digital form to submit your request.


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A degree concentration is a set of 4-6 related courses that you can use to specialize in a particular area. It is somewhat similar to a minor, except that th...