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    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computational Science certificate

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The computational science certificate provides students a broad knowledge base in problem solving using contemporary computational methods and tools, as well as specialized experience in modeling and solving complex problems in a particular focus area. Computational and data-intensive methods have become an essential aspect of all scientific disciplines. This certificate provides students with competitive skills whether they intend to pursue graduate education or a career in industry.

Requirements, 15 hours

To complete the certificate, students must take the indicated number of approved courses within each of the competency areas. Students should consult with an advisor in their major field of study to choose courses most useful for their discipline and career goals. Students should also check with an advisor about prerequisites needed for the courses in the certificate.

Option 1: Mathematics and Statistics

Option 2: Physics

Option 3: Chemistry

Option 4: Biology

Programming fundamentals, 3 hours

3 hours selected from the following:

Advanced computational methods, 3 hours

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