Typical Course of Study

The undergraduate program in Imaging Science leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Imaging Science. A typical four-year course of study is listed below

color code: major (IMGS), general education (includes some IMGS courses), open electives

Year 1

Fall Spring

Innovative Freshman Experience I 
COS-IMGS-181 Description
(P: Permission of instructor)
3 credits

Innovative Freshman Experience II
COS-IMGS-182 Description
(P: COS-MATH-171, 181 or permission of instructor)
3 credits

Introduction to Imaging and Video Systems
CIAS-SOFA-103 Description
(P: COS-MATH-171, 181 or 181a)
3 credits

(offered Fall and Spring)

Vision and Psychophysics
COS-IMGS-221 Description
(P: CIAS-SOFA-103 or equivalent)
3 credits

(offered Fall and Spring)

Project-Based Calculus I 
COS-MATH-181
4 credits
 

Project-Based Calculus II
COS-MATH-182
(P: COS-MATH-181)
4 credits

Freshman Year Writing
CLA-UWRT-150, CLA-ENGL-150, or GCCIS-ISTE-110
3 credits

University Physics I
COS-PHYS-211
(P: COS-MATH-181)
4 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences
3 credits

General Education Elective
3 credits

YearOne
ACSC-010 Description
0 credits

 
16 credits 17 credits



Year 2

Fall - potential study abroad Spring

Fundamentals of Color Science
COS-IMGS-351 Description
(P: CIAS-SOFA-103)
3 credits

Probability & Statistics for Imaging
COS-IMGS-211 Description
(P: COS-MATH-221)
3 credits

Multivariable and Vector Calculus
COS-MATH-221
(P: COS-MATH-182)
4 credits

Introduction to Computing and Control
COS-IMGS-180 Description
(P: IMGS-BS or DIGCIME-BS)
3 credits

University Physics II
COS-PHYS-212
(P: COS-PHYS-211)
4 credits

Linear and Fourier Methods for Imaging
COS-IMGS-261 Description
(P: COS-MATH-173, 182 or 182A)
4 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences
3 credits

Modern Physics I
COS-PHYS-213
(P: COS-PHYS-209, 212 or 217)
3 credits

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences
3 credits

14 credits 16 credits



Year 3

Fall Spring

Geometric Optics
COS-IMGS-321 Description
(P: COS-PHYS-212)
3 credits

Physical Optics
COS-IMGS-322 Description
(P: COS-PHYS-212, COS-IMGS-261)
3 credits

Radiometry
COS-IMGS-251 Description
(P: COS-MATH-173, 182, or 182A, COS-PHYS-212)
3 credits

Interactions Between Light & Matter
COS-IMGS-341 Description
(P: COS-PHYS-213)
3 credits

Image Processing and Computer Vision I
COS-IMGS-361 Description
(P: COS-IMGS-261, COS-IMGS-180 or equivalent)
3 credits

Image Processing and Computer Vision II
COS-IMGS-362 Description
(P: COS-IMGS-361)
3 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences
3 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences (Immersion 1)
3 credits

Open Elective
3 credits

Open Elective
3 credits

15 credits 15 credits



Year 4

Fall Spring

Imaging Systems Analysis and Modeling
COS-IMGS-442 Description
(P: COS-IMGS-211, COS-IMGS-261, COS-IMGS-341, and COS-IMGS-322)
4 credits

Imaging Detectors
COS-IMGS-451 Description
(P: COS-IMGS-251,COS-IMGS-341 or equivalent)
3 credits

Imaging Science Senior Project I
COS-IMGS-502 Description
(P: Permission of instructor)
3 credits

Imaging Science Senior Project II
COS-IMGS-503 Description
(P: Permission of instructor)
3 credits

Imaging Science Elective Track I
COS-IMGS-XXX
3 credits

Imaging Science Elective Track II
COS-IMGS-XXX
3 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences (Immersion 2)
3 credits

Liberal Arts & Sciences (Immersion 3)
3 credits

Open Elective
3 credits

 

16 credits 12 credits