Ph.D. in Computer Science - Programming Languages & Compilers Body of Knowledge

A student has to take three courses as specified below and get an A in all the three courses. 
 
Three out of the following four courses based on the student’s area and the advisor's recommendation:
 
CS 6241:  Compiler Design
CS 6340:  Software Analysis & Test
CS 6390:  Programming Languages
CS 6301: Advanced Topics in Software Engineering
CS 6245: Parallelizing Compilers