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Alfred University, NY State College of Ceramics - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree is awarded in Biomaterials Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Glass Engineering Science, Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The degree requires 125-133 semester hours of credit, depending on major, as well as the University's physical education and global perspective requirements.

Master's Degree Requirements

The Master of Science degree is awarded in Biomaterials Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Glass Science, Materials Science Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The master of science degree programs requires 30 credits of a combination of coursework and research/project credits. All programs have a thesis track option. The Mechanical and Electrical Engineering programs also offer a project option for part-time students. Successful completion of the thesis track programs requires an oral defense of the thesis.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy degree is offered in the fields of Ceramics, Glass Science and in Materials Science and Engineering. The normal residence requirement at Alfred is three years, but in no instance will it be fewer than two years. Ninety credit hours beyond the requirements for the baccalaureate degree must be earned. Of these, a minimum of 42 credit hours must be in regular course work; the remainder may be earned as thesis credits.