Courses

CPS 5195. Graduate Seminar.

Presentation and discussion of topics in computational science by graduate students, faculty, and visitors.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

CPS 5310. Mathematical & Comp. Modeling.

Computer simulation of selected practical problems from physics, engineering, geology, biology or chemistry. Students learn to create mathematical models formulate modeling assumptions, select appropriate numerical methods, implement them in the form of a computer program, and visualize the numerical results. Emphasis is given to verification and validation procedures.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CPS 5401 w/B or better)

CPS 5320. Advanced Scientific Computing.

Advanced scientific computing skills including implementation of numerical methods and mathematical models in a scientific programming language, use of parallel numerical libraries, and large-scale scientific data analysis and visualization (techniques and tools).

3 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CPS 5310 w/C or better)

CPS 5330. Prof Skills in Science & Tech.

Basic business knowledge and communication skills for scientists, engineers, and technologists in industry or government. Students will sharpen their verbal and writing skills necessary for communicating with clients, supervisors supervisors, senior management, and members of the media among others. They will develop ability to collaborate and work on a team, and awareness of the basics of project management, the budgeting, accounting, information security, intellectual property and patent laws, marketing strategies, and ethical issues in science and technology.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

CPS 5396. Graduate Interdisciplinary Res.

A seminar to showcase interdisciplinary group skills for application problem solving.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 5397. Graduate Research.

Individual research of contemporary topics in Computational Science on the graduate level. This course can be taken more than once at the discretion of the Advisor.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 5398. Graduate Thesis.

First semester M.S. thesis course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 5399. Graduate Thesis.

Second semester M.S. thesis course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CPS 5398 w/P or better)

CPS 5401. Introduction to Comp Science.

Introduction to basic computational science skills including UNIX, scientific programming using high level languages, message passing interface, and parallel computer architectures.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 5329 w/C or better)

CPS 6195. Dissertation Seminar.

Presentation and discussion of advanced topics in computational science which are related to ongoing doctoral dissertations.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

CPS 6396. Graduate Research.

Individual research of contemporary topics in computational science at the doctoral level.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 6397. Doctoral Project.

Research project on a contemporary topic in computational science at the doctoral level, under direct supervision of a CPS faculty member. Student turns in a written scientific report at the end of the course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 6398. Dissertation.

First semester doctoral dissertation course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

CPS 6399. Dissertation.

Continuous enrollment required while work on dissertation continues.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CPS 6398 w/P or better)