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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Computer Science (Computational Science), M.S.


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The department also awards an M.S. degree with an emphasis in computational science. A degree plan for this emphasis area must include a common core of courses taken from the School of Computing and the departments of Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy.

Admission Requirements

See admission requirements  in Computer Science, M.S.  section.

Research and Scholarly Integrity Education

All faculty holding Regular or Associate graduate faculty status, must complete CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments. All graduate students must complete the CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments the first semester they are enrolled in graduate school. The RSIE policy and training information are found on the Graduate School web page –www.usm.edu/graduate-school. Contact the Dean of the Graduate School if you have any questions regarding the policy of training information.

Degree Requirements

  1. completion of prerequisites. A student applying for admission will normally have a B.S. degree from a computer science, mathematics, physics, or closely related program. Minimum course work required for admission includes the equivalent of CSC 101, CSC 102, CSC 307, MAT 385, MAT 326, and PHY 351 or PHY 361.
  2. completion of at least 36 hours of graduate work with a 3.0 GPA (18 hours must be at the 600 level or higher)
  3. completion of the computational science core courses
  4. satisfactory completion of a comprehensive examination
  5. continuous enrollment - Students must meet the requirement specified in the front section of this Bulletin.

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