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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 122 semester hours of course work; some programs of study require as many as 130 semester hours. Each program has specific courses that must be taken to meet the requirements for graduation. Most engineering programs limit the number of non-matriculated hours that can be counted towards a degree. All engineering students must satisfy the University's general education requirements.

Master's Degree Requirements

Candidates for master's degrees must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours, which often includes 9 hours of thesis research. Candidates must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Candidates for doctoral degrees must complete a minimum of 20 (some programs, 24) semester hours beyond the master's degree with approximately 14 hours of dissertation research. Most programs require a GPA of 3.0 or above.