2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2020  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]


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The purpose of the Graduate Program in engineering is to provide the opprotunity for an interdisciplinary education for engineers and scientists who will become leaders and experts in:
Application of engineering principles to technological problems
Development and control of land, water and energy resources
Development and promotion of industrialization
Control of pollution and preservation of the environment

Available Options for Graduate Degrees

   Master of Science:   Option A
                                    Option B
                                    Option C
Doctor of Philosophy*: 60-credit plan
                                    90-credit plan
*Dependent on Specialization and Emphases, see specific program requirements.

Core Requirements for Master of Science

The formal course offerings for Master of Science in Engineering are divided into three groups:

  1. Core courses in major field or program area
  2. Courses in supporting areas
  3. Thesis or design/research paper

The core courses in major area should be taken from those listed on the department page. These courses shall be taken to provide disciplinary strength and enable the student to pursue thesis research or advanced design projects. See individual department sections for specific core course requirements.

The supporting courses are chosen from electives in the major program area and supporting subject areas such as: mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science. These courses shall be chosen after consultation with the departmental advisory committee.

For details see specific programs: Engineering, Industrial Management, and Statistics.

Core Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy

For details see specific programs: Electrical Engineering, Computational Science and Statistics, and Geospatial Science and Engineering.

Additional Admission Requirements

GRE: Not required
TOEFL: Score of 525 paper-based, 197 computer-based, 71 Internet-based

General Requirements (Master’s and PhD)

Graduate students should consult with their advisor before registering for graduate work.

See Master’s Degree Requirements and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Requirements.

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