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Utah State University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

BS programs in engineering require a minimum of 126 semester credits, depending on major selected. The student's overall GPA and the engineering/math/science GPA must be 2.3 or higher for Civil & Environmental, Biological and Computer Science and 2,8 or higher for Electrical and Computer, and Mechanical Engineering departments. (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering majors must pass the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

Master's Degree Requirements

Master's with Thesis--GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Minimum credit hours required for degree: 30. Thesis may be completed in absentia. M. Engr. offered; same requirements as MS except design report instead of thesis. 12 to 16 credits may be taken in other departments. Master's with Courses only--GPA requirement 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 30.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Minimum credit hours required for degree: 42 if have an MS degree, otherwise 72. Dissertation may be completed in absentia. Master's degree in engineering not required. Residency requirement: At least one year (three semesters and a minimum of 33 credits), including a minimum of 2 semesters of full-time registration.