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University of California, Merced - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

See the university catalog for detailed requirements (http://catalog.ucmerced.edu/)

All students in the School of Engineering, are required to complete all requirements for all majors with a C- or better. (ENGR 191: Professional Seminar is the only exception, which requires a P grade.)

Students in the School of Engineering must repeat a required course after receiving a grade of D+, D, D-, F, U, or Not Passed for previous attempts, and may do so no more than twice beyond the initial enrollment in the class.

Students must take 42 units of specified General Education courses, four General Education elective courses, and specific Major Preparation, Engineering Fundamentals, and Major Area Upper Division course requirements.

Master's Degree Requirements

See the university catalog for detailed requirements (http://catalog.ucmerced.edu/)

The M.S. degrees are either Plan I or Plan II programs. Plan I requires a minimum of 24 semester units in approved graduate courses plus completion of a thesis. Plan II requires at least 30 semester units in approved graduate courses, followed by a comprehensive examination administered by the faculty.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

See the university catalog for detailed requirements (http://catalog.ucmerced.edu/), as well as major-specific requirements on individual program pages:
http://eecs.ucmerced.edu
http://best.ucmerced.edu
http://me.ucmerced.edu
http://es.ucmerced.edu

Students are advanced to candidacy when they fulfill the following requirements:
• Successfully completed the Qualifying Exam;
• Maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.0;
• Received incomplete grades in no more than two course