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Physics Path to Computational Physics & Engineering

This path is designed to prepare students for graduate work in the area of high performance computing.  Such students go on to "Computational Engineering" programs as well as Physics and other related programs with strong computational components. 

Strongly Suggested Electives (22):
  • CSCI 3250 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
  • CSCI 3400 Computer Organization I (3)
  • CSCI 3410 Computer Organization II (3)
  • MATH 3130 Differential Equations (II) (3)
  • MATH 4670 Numerical Analysis (3)
  • Physics 3250 Topics in Relativity (1)
  • Physics 3740 Thermal and Statistical Physics (3)
  • Physics 4170 High Performance and Parallel Computational Methods (3)
Other elective to think about (time permitting):
  • CSCI 4100 Operating systems and Architecture (3)
  • CSCI 4350 Compiler Design (3)
  • CSCI 4450 Intro to Artificial Intelligence (3)
  • Physics 4010 Advanced Quantum Mechanics (3)
  • Physics 4830 Theoretical Electricity and Magnetism (3)
  • MATH 3000 Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 4450 Mathematical Models (3)
  • MATH 4460 Applied Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 3250 - Statistical Methods I (3)
  • MATH 3260 - Statistical Methods II (3)
  • MATH 4240 - Probability
  • MATH 4250 - Mathematical Statistics I