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COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

Computational Science Program Learning Outcomes
(Educational Objectives)

Graduates in Computational Science at UTB will:
  1. [ Knowledge ] Be well prepared for a professional career or graduate studies in computer science.
  2. [ Application ] Be able to apply computer science principles to real-world problems.
  3. [ Organizational ] Have the skills to work effectively within an organization.
  4. [ Ethical ] Understand ethical, professional, and social issues related to the practice of their profession.
Computational science graduates are awarded two majors, one in computer science and one in another field, in order to integrate an interdisciplinary computing degree applied to a number of emerging areas of study such as biomedical-informatics, digital forensics, computational chemistry, and computational physics, to mention a few examples. Graduates of this program are prepared to enter the workforce or to continue a graduate studies either in computer science or in the second major.​

Career Pathways

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.  (CareerTech.org)​

​Computational science is used a a variety of engineering, bioinformatics (genetics and gene sequencing, design of new medications, biostatistics), chemistry (nanotechnology), environmental science (long term modeling of the effects of environmental hazards), security (digital forensics, cyber security), and more.​

    Financial Aid

    The Computer and Information Science programs at UTB provide financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students through student assistantships.​

    Student Assistants are expected to assist faculty in teaching, contribute to research projects and help with the maintenance of CIS labs and offices as appropriate. The purpose of these assistantships is to support students financially so that they can focus on their study while at the same time obtain valuable working experience in an academic setting.​ 

    The deadline to apply for any sort of financial assistance from the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences for CS and CIS programs (undergraduate and graduate levels) are as follows:

    • Spring Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after Oct 1st.
    • Summer Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after Feb 1st.
    • Fall Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after June 1st.

    The application, with all required documents listed, needs to be submitted by 5:00 pm in person at LHSB 2.720 or emailed to rocio.gutierrez@utb.edu in order to be considered. 

    For those currently working or receiving aid from us, you need only email your intention to continue with us, another application is not required.​​


    Student Assistants Application​

    CSMT Talent and Incentive Scholarship


    Program Enrollment


    Year​ Active students in the Program​ ​Admitted Students ​Graduates
    2013

    131 131 2
    Total Graduates​ 2​

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    Contact Us


    Pricilla Blanco
    Academic Dept. Liaison
    Office: LHSB 2.720
    Phone(956) 882-6605
    Fax:(956) 882-6604​​

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Building: LHSB 2.720


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