University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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CHE 778 - Elements of Research Computing

(1 to 3 units)
An overview of computational research, a skills-based introduction to programming and shell scripting for automating computational tasks. Select weekend workshops after attending the introductory lecture. 3 workshops = 1 unit, 6 workshops = 2 units, 9 workshops = 3 units.
(BIOL 778, CHE 778, GEOG 778, GRAD 778, NRES 778, and PSY 778 are cross-listed; credits may be earned in one of the six.)

Maximum units a student may earn: 3

Prerequisite(s): Degree-seeking graduate student. Class Note: Students who do not have a laptop may be able to borrow one with advance notice.

Grading Basis: Graded
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. use Linux, R, Python, C++, Batch Processing techniques, depending on modules/workshops selected.
2. become versed in basic vocabulary and procedures associated with the tools listed in the course.
3. install, configure, use and obtain results from the tools associated with each module/workshop.
4. determine what types of computational tools might be useful in their own research.


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