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Dartmouth College - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.): A minimum of 9 approved courses beyond the B.A.; proficiency in innovative design, proficiency in analytical and experimental work in a selected field of engineering, proficiency in applied mathematics, and proficiency in team work. Each program must meet the full requirements as described by the EAC Accredidation Commision of ABET, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Telephone (410)347-7700.

Master's Degree Requirements

M.S.: Minimum of 3 terms in residence after the BE degree; a minimum of 6 approved graduate courses are required for students whose prior preparation is an ABET accredited B.S. or B.E. degree in engineering, and for those without the requirement is 9 graduate courses; a thesis approved by a graduate committee and an oral defense of the thesis.

M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering: Minimum of 3 terms in residence after the bachelor’s degree; a total of 9 approved graduate courses are required with 5 of them in the core areas of biomedical engineering.

Master of Engineering Management (M.E.M.): Master of Engineering Management (M.E.M.): Minimum of three academic terms
in residence. Holders of an ABET-accredited B.S. degree in engineering (or
equivalent) will generally require 15 months and may complete the M.E.M.
with 14 courses including: four graduate level engineering courses, four courses in management topics taught by Tuck School of Business faculty, four electives, one profession skills workshop, and a required summer internship.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

PhD: Minimum of nine terms of graduate program residence, at least three of which occur after successful completion of the Oral Examination; 8-10 courses and an oral exam demonstrating proficiency in applied math, technical depth and breadth, a series of professional workshops, and completion of original research which makes a significant contribution to knowledge and displays a professional level of expertise in the chosen area of study, plus a written dissertation of professional quality and peer reviewed publication; a public oral presentation and defense of the thesis research.
Ph.D. Innovation:
Minimum of eight terms of graduate program residence, at least three of which occur after successful completion of the Oral Examination; 10 courses and an oral exam demonstrating proficiency in applied math, technical depth and breadth, a two-year series of professional workshops, and performance of original research which makes a significant contribution to knowledge and displays a professional level of expertise in the chosen area of study, plus a written dissertation of professional quality; a public oral presentation and defense of the thesis research. Includes coursework in finance, law, technology and entrepreneurship, and a three to six month internship in a start-up company or an R&D department in the doctoral field of interest.