The Modeling & Simulation Graduate Program offers a variety of engaging and rigorous courses each semester.

SPRING 2020

COT 6571 - Mathematical Foundations of Modeling & Simulation
Provides analytical background material relevant to the M&S program. Emphasize critical thinking and problem solving and conducts survey probability and statistics, linear algebra and calculus.
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FALL 2019

COT 5570 - Introductory Math for Modeling and Simulation
Preparatory analytical survey of material for the ModSim core Math Foundations course: algebra, discrete mathematics, and basic probability. 
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IDC 5602 - Cybersecurity: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Graduate standing or C.I. Interdisciplinary Modeling and Simulation fundamentals as applied to cybersecurity including operating system installation and administration for hardware, network architectures, configurations, behavioral aspects, organizational continuity planning, security management.
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IDC 6941 - Capstone Behavioral Cybersecurity
Interdisciplinary teams of students apply modeling and simulation, cybersecurity, and psychology techniques to the analysis and prevention of emerging cybersecurity threats.
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IDS 6145 - Simulation Techniques
*INSTRUCTOR CONSENT REQUIRED*
Foundations, examples, hands-on tools to implement solutions to various problems using three different categories of simulation: discrete event simulation, continuous simulation, and agent-based simulation.
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IDS 6147 - Perspectives on Modeling and Simulation
Perspectives on the theory and practice of modeling and simulation with emphasis on specific topics of current interest.
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IDS 6149 - Modeling and Simulation for Test & Evaluation
Modeling and simulation for test planning, execution, and evaluation will be described, characterized, and illustrated with real-world examples and case studies.
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IDS 6262 - Research Design for Modeling and Simulation
*REQUIRED RESEARCH COURSE FOR THESIS M.S. AND ALL DOCTORAL STUDENTS*
Theoretical and practical aspects of interdisciplinary research methodologies as they relate to human-centered Modeling and Simulation. 
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IDS 6916 - Simulation Research Methods and Practicum
REQUIRED RESEARCH COURSE FOR NON-THESIS M.S. STUDENTS
Interdisciplinary teams of students conduct fundamental and applied research on contemporary issues in modeling, simulation, and training. 
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IDS 6938 - ST: Modeling Neuronal Systems
*SPECIAL TOPICS COURSE: OFFERED OCCASIONALLY*
Modeling techniques used to study neuronal dynamics in humans with an emphasis on analyzing functional neuroimaging data.
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SUMMER 2019

IDC 6600 - Emerging Cyber Issues
Interdisciplinary discussion of emerging issues with expert speakers from industry. Preparation of topic and required resources to complete a multi-disciplinary Modeling and Simulation capstone project. 
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IDC 6601 - Behavioral Cybersecurity
Interdisciplinary human, social, and behavioral issues related to cybersecurity. Management techniques, motives for cyber crimes, risk and threat analysis, ethics, and legal issues. 
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IDC 6700 - Data Visualization
Principles and fundamentals of visualizing statistical information. Topics include: effective visualizations, perception, representation, and general principles
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IDS 5142 - Modeling & Simulation for Instructional Design
Human cognition, the human perceptual system, ergonomics, and how humans and computing systems can connect through the process of user-centered design and analysis. 
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IDS 6146 - ST: Stereoscopy Using 3D Apps
*SPECIAL TOPICS COURSE: OFFERED OCCASIONALLY*
The objective of this course is to provide students with on-hands experience with large 3D applications such as MAYA and NUKE to explore how stereoscopic 3D (S3D) might further enhance engineering-related problems and scientific query.
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SPRING 2019

CNT 5410L - Cyber Operations Lab
Programming, software, and hardware components for cybersecurity operations related to system administration, firewalls, cyber attack, cyber defense, security, secure architectures at network and computer level. 
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COT 6571 - Mathematical Foundations of Modeling and Simulation
Provides analytical background material relevant to the M&S program. Emphasize critical thinking and problem solving and conducts survey probability and statistics, linear algebra and calculus. 
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IDS 6145 - Simulation Techniques
Foundations, examples, hands-on tools to implement solutions to various problems using three different categories of simulation: discrete event simulation, continuous simulation, and agent-based simulation. 
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IDS 6147 - Perspectives on Modeling and Simulation
Perspectives on the theory and practice of modeling and simulation with emphasis on specific topics of current interest.
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IDS 6148 - Human Systems Integration for Modeling and Simulation
Covers general process of the human systems integration approach for modeling and simulation systems. Addresses standards, analysis tools and techniques for developing systems-level solutions.
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IDS 6267 - Understanding Humans for Modeling and Simulation
Human cognition, the human perceptual system, ergonomics, and how humans and computing systems can connect through the process of user-centered design and analysis. 
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IDS 6938 - ST: Intelligent Tutoring System Design: Theory & Practice
This course is a special topic offered by the Modsim Graduate Program on artificially-intelligent systems that interact a instructional environment it is not a permanent offering at the university
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IDS 6938 - ST: Hardware Prototyping for Modeling & Simulation Research
This course is a special topic offered by the Modsim Graduate Program on online 3D design and 3D printing it is not a permanent offering at the university
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Fall 2018

COT 5570 - Introductory Mathematics for Modeling and Simulation
Preparatory analytical survey of material for the M&S core Math Foundations course: algebra, discrete mathematics, and basic probability.
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IDC 5602 - Cybersecurity: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Graduate standing or C.I. Interdisciplinary MandS fundamentals as applied to cybersecurity including operating system installation and administration for hardware, network architectures, configurations, behavioral aspects, organizational continuity planning, security management. 
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IDC 6941 - Capstone in Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity
Interdisciplinary teams of students apply modeling and simulation, cybersecurity, and psychology techniques to the analysis and prevention of emerging cybersecurity threats. 
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IDS 6147 - Perspectives on Modeling and Simulation
Perspectives on the theory and practice of modeling and simulation with emphasis on specific topics of current interest
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IDS 6149 - Modeling and Simulation for Test and Evaluation
Modeling and simulation for test planning, execution, and evaluation will be described, characterized, and illustrated with real-world examples and case studies. 
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IDS 6262 - Research Design for Modeling and Simulation
Theoretical and practical aspects of interdisciplinary research methodologies as they relate to human-centered Modeling and Simulation. 
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IDS 6916 - Simulation Research Methods and Practicum
Interdisciplinary teams of students conduct fundamental and applied research on contemporary issues in modeling, simulation, and training. 
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IDS 6938 - ST: Modeling Neuronal Systems
This course is a special topic offered by the Modsim Graduate Program on Modeling Neuronal Systems it is not a permanent offering at the university
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Summer 2018

IDC 6600 - Emerging Cyber Issues
Interdisciplinary discussion of emerging issues with expert speakers from industry. Preparation of topic and required resources to complete a multi-disciplinary Modeling and Simulation capstone project.
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IDC 6601 - Behavioral Aspects of Cybersecurity
Interdisciplinary human, social, and behavioral issues related to cybersecurity. Management techniques, motives for cyber crimes, risk and threat analysis, ethics, and legal issues. 
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IDC 6700 - Interdisciplinary Approach to Data Visualization
interdisciplinary perspective on basic principles and fundamentals of visualizing statistical information. Topics include: effective visualizations, perception, representation, and general principles.
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IDS 5142 - Modeling and Simulation for Instructional Design
Emphasis on domains such as aviation, space, military, healthcare, education, hospitality, entertainment, and cybersecurity. 
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IDS 6146 - Modeling and Simulation Systems
An overview of issues, techniques and tools that impact the design, development, verification, and validation of simulation systems.
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Upcoming Semester Offering:

 

Spring 2020

  • CNT5410L    
    • Cyber Operations Lab     
  • COT6571     
    • Math Foundations for Modeling and Simulation    
  • IDS6938       
    • ST: Mixed-Reality for ModSim    
  • IDS6147       
    • Perspectives on Modeling and Simulation    
  • IDS6148       
    • Human Systems Integration for Modeling and Simulation 
  • IDS6267   
    • Understanding Humans for Modeling and Simulation    
  • IDS6938‚Äč (watch for a permanent course number)
    • ST: Intelligent Tutoring System Design