The certificate in Modeling and Simulation will provide post-baccalaureate students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skill in the use of computational theories and skills for the development of software models and simulation. The courses in the certificate program may be applied to the M.S. in Computer Science. Students in the certificate program must be admitted to the graduate school, have a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering, have taken linear algebra, calculus, discrete math and probability, and be proficient in programming and data structures.

The certificate program consists of 5 courses, to include:

Core Courses
CS 581MODELING & SIMULATION I3
CS 582MODELING & SIMULATION II3
Groups
Select two courses from one of the following groups:6
Object-Oriented Programming and Software Engineering:
SVY MODELING & SIMULATION
SOFT'W ENGINEERING PROC
Visualization:
INTRO COMPUTER GRAPHICS
ADVANCED COMPUTER GRAPHICS
HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
COMPUTER GEOMETRY MODELING
Information Systems:
EXP SYS/HEURISTIC PROGRAMMING
CLIENT/SERVER ARCHITECTURES
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE I
COMPUTER NETWORKS
DATA BASE SYSTEMS
Additional Course
Select one additional course from those listed above, or an approved domain course3
Total Semester Hours15