Bachelor of Science in Computational Science

Bachelor of Science in Computational Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computational Science is an interdisciplinary program that satisfies the core Science Curriculum.  The technical electives in the science curriculum are divided between foundation courses in mathematics and computer science and several application courses in an area of specialization.  The application areas and their required courses are detailed in the program description.  Listed below is a term-by-term study plan that recommends a schedule for completing the curriculum in eight semesters.

 

Computational Science Curriculum

Term I
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
CH 115General Chemistry I 3063
CH 117General Chemistry Laboratory I 0311
MA 121Differential Calculus4082
MA 122Integral Calculus4082
CS 115Introduction to Computer Science3284
PEP 111Mechanics3063
CAL 103
OR
CAL 105
Writing And Communications Colloquium
OR
CAL Colloquium: Knowledge, Nature, Culture
3063
Total2054318
Term II
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
CH 116General Chemistry II 3063
CH 118General Chemistry Laboratory II 0311
CH 281Biology and Biotechnology3063
MA 123Series, Vectors, Functions, and Surfaces4082
MA 124Calculus of Two Variables4082
PEP 112Electricity and Magnetism3063
CAL 105
OR
CAL 103
CAL Colloquium: Knowledge, Nature, Culture
OR
Writing And Communications Colloquium
3063
Total2034117
Term III
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
MA 221Differential Equations4084
MA 134Discrete Mathematics3003
MGTEconomics3063
PEP 221Physics Lab I for Scientists0311
HUMHumanities3063
Total1332114
Term IV
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
MA 227Multivariable Calculus3003
Thermodynamics3063
CS 284Data Structures2284
PEP 222Physics Lab II for Scientists0311
HUMHumanities3063
Total1152114
Term V
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
MA 232Linear Algebra3063
MA 346Numerical Methods3063
CS 385Algorithms4084
T.E.Technical Elective3063
HUMHumanities3063
Total1603216
Term VI
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
MA 222Probability and Statistics3063
MA 525Introduction to Computational Science3003
PEP 242Modern Physics3063
T.E.Technical Elective3063
HUMHumanities3063
Total1502415
Term VII
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
T.E.Technical Elective3063
T.E.Technical Elective3063
GEElective 23063
HUMHumanities3063
Total1202412
Term VIII
Course #Course NameLectureLabStudyCredit
T.E.Technical Elective3063
T.E.Technical Elective3063
GEElective 23063
HUMHumanities3063
Total1202412