Curriculum for CIGP

Curricular Requirements

The following bulleted items apply to both CIGP tracks, CSE and CLS:

  • To fulfill the CSE and CLS course requirements, a total of nine credits are required for a master’s student and 12 credits for a doctoral student.
  • All of the CSE and CLS courses must be completed with a minimum grade of B.
  • The CSE/CLS Seminar course has an attendance requirement that must be met.
  • All courses taken for CIGP should be listed on the Plan of Study as well as the concentration code once admitted to the program. 
  • If you would like to take a course not listed in the course listings linked below, please fill out the Course Request Form.
    • Special/advanced topic courses should be pre-approved by the CIGP office using the request form.
    • No more than one independent study course for MS and no more than two independent study courses for PhD students can be used for CIGP requirements.
  • Graduation candidates must notify CIGP Office for the final audit and concentration approval.  Failure to complete all requirements will cause the concentration to be removed.  Concentration must be on Plan of Study prior to graduation.

Specific Track Requirements

Select your track below to view program-specific requirements.

Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)

Master’s Requirements

Doctoral Requirements

Seminar Course and Symposium

The CIGP seminar course is only offered during the Spring Semester each academic year.  While both CIGP tracks are in the seminar course together, you will need to register for the seminar associated with your concentration.  GRAD68900 CSE Seminar should only be used for CSE students, while GRAD68900 CLS Seminar should be used only for CLS students.  In order for students to complete their posters and PhD Talks, a Fall CIGP Symposium is held in November and a Spring CIGP Symposium in April.

Plan of Study

When a graduate student successfully registers for the CIGP track, CSE or CLS, one of the following concentrations will be approved on Plan of Study (POS). Please use the below listing to ensure you have the correct track listed for your POS.  CIGP Office reserves the right to remove CIGP concentration at any time when student fails to complete CSE or CLS requirements or upon discovery of incorrect use.

  • Computational Engineering - IGP, 'CMEN' for the CSE engineering majors
  • Computational Science - IGP, 'CMSI' for the CSE sciences majors
  • Computational Life Sciences - IGP, ‘CMLS’ for the all CLS students

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