Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science and Statistics
The doctoral program is offered in cooperation with South Dakota State University (SDSU). Students may take courses at SDSU if appropriate to their research. Consult the departmental web site for current information about the program (http://www.usd.edu/csci).
Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science and Statistics: Total 60 credit hours*
Required Dissertation Support Electives: 9 credit hours
Dissertation Support Electives may be taken from a single discipline or several disciplines related to Computational Science and/or Statistics. Electives are available from Computational Science (CSS), Computer Science (CSC), Mathematics (MATH), Statistics (STAT), Biology (BIOL), Biochemistry (BIOC), or other related disciplines as approved by the student’s advisory committee for the Ph.D. program. A selection of possible dissertation support electives follows: