2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computational Science and Statistics (Ph.D.) - Mathematics Specialization

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Program Coordinator/Contact

Kurt D. Cogswell, Department Head
Donald Vestal, Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Chicoine Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Hall 209, Box 2225

Program Information

The Computational Science and Statistics Ph.D. program is designed to train students to integrate computational and statistical methodologies to formulate, model, analyze, and solve research problems of interest in a wide variety of applied and theoretical contexts.  The Mathematics Specialization will emphasize curriculum and research programs related to development of computational strategies for modeling and analysis that incorporates large and complex datasets.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of models: Students will understand mathematical and statistical models.
  • Construct and apply models: Students will be able to construct and apply standard mathematical and statistical models.
  • Research: Students will be able to conduct research using appropriate software to implement these models.
  • Disseminate research: Students will be able to disseminate the results of their research to others.
  • Apply argument deconstruction: Students will be able to apply Argument Deconstruction in mathematics and statistics.
  • Understand the ethical implications of professional actions in computational science, statistics, and other contexts. (Transferable Skill: Ethics - Moral Decision Making/Moral Reasoning)

Course Delivery Format

Courses will typically be delivered in on-campus classrooms, with occasional courses offered online.

Available Options for Graduate Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy 60 Credit Plan

Additional Graduation Requirements

Students must also pass qualifying exams based on the program’s core sequences, and written and oral comprehensive exams as designed by the student’s advisory committee.

Additional Admission Requirements

GRE: Not required
TOEFL: Department requirement of 575 paper-based, 90 Internet-based
IELTS: 6.0

General Requirements

Graduate students must consult with their advisor before registering for graduate coursework.

For additional information refer to the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Requirements .

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