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Degree Requirements

Course Number and TitleCredits
Total68
COMPUT 601 – Introduction to Graduate Studies1
Required Core Courses
CS 565/MATH 565 Numerical Methods I
CS 566/MATH 566 Numerical Methods II
CS 507 Computing Foundations for Computational Science
COMPUT/ME 571 – Parallel Scientific Computing
12
Domain Science Courses
Pre-approved domain science courses can be found in the student handbook.
6
Elective Courses
Must be approved by the supervisory committee and Computing Program directors.
Pre-approved electives and specific requirements are given in the student handbook.
15
COMPUT 691 Doctoral Comprehensive Examination1
COMPUT 693 Dissertation33

CSE Flowchart 2018-2019 (PDF)

Pre-approved Elective and Domain Science Courses – By Focus Area

Algebra and Analysis - (Does Not Satisfy Domain Science Courses)

  • MATH 503 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 515 Real and Linear Analysis
  • MATH 526 Complex Variables

Bioinformatics

  • BIOL 546 Bioinformatics
  • BIOL 548 PERL For Bioinformatics Applications

Biomechanics

  • ME 520 Advanced Biomechanics

CFD and Finite Elements

  • ME 536 Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 570 Finite Element Methods

Differential Equations - (Does not satisfy Domain Science Courses)

  • MATH 527 Introduction to Applied Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers
  • MATH 533 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 536 Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH 567 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations

Earthquake Seismology

  • GEOPH 520 Geophysical Applications of Digital Signal
  • GEOPH 677 Earthquake Seismology

Geophysics

  • GEOPH 501 Properties and Processes in Geophysics I
  • GEOPH 502 Properties and Processes in Geophysics II
  • GEOPH 605 Inversion Theory and Geophysical Applications

Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology

  • CE 502 Computational Techniques
  • CE 510 Engineering Hydrology
  • GEOPH 610 Geophysical Methods for Geotechnical Engineers

High Performance Computing - (Does not satisfy Domain Science Courses)

  • CS 530 Parallel Computing
  • CS 564 Visualization Techniques

Hydrogeology

  • CE/GEOS/GEOPH 512 Hydrogeology
  • CE/GEOS/GEOPH 623 Advanced Hydrogeology
  • CE/GEOS/GEOPH 624 Applied Hydrogeology

Materials Science

  • MSE 564 Computational Materials Science

Optimal Design and Control

  • ME 561 Control Systems
  • ME 582 Optimal Design

Quantum Chemistry and Mechanics

  • CHEM 521 Quantum Chemistry
  • CHEM 523 Chemical Kinetics

Snow and Ice Physics

  • GEOPH 566 Snow and Ice Physics