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Computational Analysis & Modeling

Tracks and Curriculum

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Math Core (9 SCH) MATH 414 & MATH 415 with either MATH 407 or STAT 620/STAT 621 (or approved MATH higher level courses)
CS Core(6 SCH) CSC 428 & CSC 438 (or approved CS higher level courses)
Tracks*

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High Performance Computing, High Availability Computing

Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Data Warehousing

Cyberspace, Network Science, Information Assurance

Computation, Simulation, Modeling

Applied Statistics, Knowledge Discovery

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Supporting Core (CS – 3 SCH ) (MATH – 6 SCH)

CSC 585, MATH 435, MATH 585/535

CSC 579, STAT 652, STAT 625 or QA 610, MATH 435 CSC 475, MATH 435, MATH 535 CSC 557, MATH 574, MATH 575 CSC 579, STAT 507, STAT 506 or QA 622, STAT 511 or QA 605
Suggested Elective courses(see advisor)(21 SCH total) CSC 581 CSC 580 CSC 450 CSC 585 STAT 625 or QA 610
CSC 582 CSC 557 CSC 554 Math 435 STAT 507
CSC 557 STAT 506 or QA 622 CSC 575 Math 535 STAT 652
CSC 534 STAT 652 CIS 521, CIS 522 CSC 470 STAT 650
STAT 620   CIS 523 CSC 570 STAT 651
STAT 506 or QA 622   CIS 524 CSC 579 STAT 680

CAM 657

Directed Study (6 SCH)

CAM 650 or equivalent courses with other prefixes

Qualifying Exams

Math: CAM 685, CS: CAM 686

Comprehensive Exam

An oral exam related to dissertation topic

Dissertation (18 SCH) CAM 651
Total 72 SCH Math 15 SCH + CS 9 SCH + Elective 21 SCH + Directed Study 6 SCH + CAM610 3 SCH + 18 SCH

* Similar tracks are available for engineering, physics, and operations research.