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Colorado School of Mines - 2016

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Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

1. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 for all academic work completed in residence.
2. Minimum cumualtive grade point average of 2.0 for the courses comprising the course sequence in the candidate's major.
3. Minimum of 30 credits in 300 and 400 series technical courses in residence; at least 15 taken during senior year. A minimum of 19 hours of humanities and social science courses.
4. Recommendation of student's degree-granting department faculty.
5. Certification by registrar that all required academic work is satisfactorily completed.
6. Recommendation of faculty and approval by Board of Trustees.

Master's Degree Requirements

All candidates for graduate degrees must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken after acceptance into the degree program. Each Master's degree at CSM requires a minimum of 30 credit hours. Departments are required to include a research or design experience supervised by CSM faculty. For non-thesis Master's degrees, students must complete at least 21 credit hours at CSM in the degree program.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy degree requires completion of a minimum of 72 semester hours beyond the bachelor's degree. Also requires completion of a satisfactory doctoral thesis and successful oral defense of this thesis. Doctoral students must complete at least 2 semesters of full time residence at CSM.