Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

1. Total Number of Hours (32)

2. A minimum of 24 classroom hours (excludes 681, 684, 685, 691).

    • Classroom hours must be taken from courses within the College of Engineering and College of Science.
    • At least 15 classroom hours must be ECEN courses.

3. A minimum of 5 hours of research (691) must be included on the degree plan. A maximum of 8 research hours can be included.

4. Transfer hours allowed from another institution (6)

    • Transfer hours must be from a "peer institution."
    • Transfer hours are subject to the approval of the GSC.

5. Undergraduate hours allowed (9)

    • Only 400 level undergraduate courses can be included on degree plan.

6. Seminar (681), Internship (684), Directed Studies (685): no more than (3) hours allowed (combined).

7. Final defense of thesis is required for all MS students.

    • A thesis proposal must be approved by the supervisory committee and submitted to the Graduate Office prior to the defense.
    • Date and location of the thesis defense must be scheduled through the Graduate Office so that official notification can be provided to OGS.
    • Thesis must be submitted to committee members at least two weeks before defense.

8. Composition of supervisory committee

    • At least two members from within the ECEN Department and within the student's focus area.
    • At least one member from within the ECEN Department but outside the student's focus area.
    • At least one member from outside the ECEN Department.