Apr 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Scientific Computing Concentration


Concentration Requirements


Thesis Option


Additional Admission Requirements


In addition to the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has the following requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree in mathematics, computer science, or its equivalent.
  2. Courses in mathematics and computer science equivalent to the following:

Degree Requirements


Graduate-Level Courses

Twenty-four hours of graduate-level courses (exclusive of 8820 and 8999 courses).
The Following Courses are Required

Equivalent Courses

If an equivalent course has not already been taken as part of another program:
8000-Level Coursework

Six additional hours of 8000-level coursework selected in consultation with an adviser and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.
Additional Graduate-Level Courses

Additional graduate-level courses in mathematics, computer science, or a related field to total 24 hours selected in consultation with an adviser and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies. There are many options for coursework in this area, including:
Thesis Research

A minimum of six hours of Thesis Research
Additional Requirements

  1. A thesis
  2. A thesis defense

Non-Thesis Option


Additional Admission Requirements


In addition to the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has the following requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree in mathematics, computer science, or its equivalent.
  2. Courses in mathematics and computer science equivalent to the following:

Degree Requirements


Graduate-Level Courses (30 Hours)

Thirty hours of graduate-level courses (exclusive of 8820).
The Following Courses are Required

Equivalent Courses

If an equivalent course has not already been taken as part of another program:
8000-Level Coursework

Six additional hours of 8000-level coursework selected in consultation with an advisor and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.
Additional Graduate-Level Courses

Additional graduate-level courses in mathematics, computer science, or a related field to total 30 hours selected in consultation with an advisor and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies. There are many options for coursework in this area, including:
Research

Three hours of Research
Literature-Based Research

A literature-based research paper completed under the direction of a graduate faculty advisor within the department.