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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Computational Science (Mathematics), Ph.D.


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Program Requirements

Students must complete the nine-hour core: MAT 771 - Functional Analysis for Computational Science , MAT 772 - Numerical Analysis for Computational Science , and MAT 773 - Signal Analysis for Computational Science . They must also complete the techniques courses (COS 701 , COS 702 , COS 703 ), and include two hours of Seminar (COS 740 ).

Students must meet the general requirements set forth by The Graduate School: 54 hours beyond a masters and 84 hours beyond a bachelor's degree. A 3.0 GPA is required to graduate. For students entering the program with a bachelor's degree, successful completion of the master of science in mathematics is required. The following are additional requirements:

  1. Pass the comprehensive examination by the end of the sixth semester covering the core courses;
  2. Gain approval of a written prospectus from the doctoral advisory committee by the end of the fourth semester and pass qualifying examination on research prospectus;
  3. Research Tool(s): Research tool(s) are required and will be determined by the student's doctoral committee;
  4. Successfully defend the dissertation by the end of the sixth year;
  5. Fulfill the research tool requirement as specified by the doctoral advisory committee and approved by the department chair.
  6. Continuous enrollment - Students must meet the requirement specified in the front section of this Bulletin.
  7. Residency: Students must meet residency requirements set forth in the front of this Bulletin.

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