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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Varies depending on Department from 120 to 136 credit hours. Contact the College of Engineering for details or see www.eng.vt.edu.

Master's Degree Requirements

Master's with Thesis--GPA requirement:3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 30. Thesis may be completed absentia. Master's with courses only--GPA requirement 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 30. Residency requirement: At least one full normally continuous academic year, at least 24 credit hours, including 15 hours of course work must be earned while in residence.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 90. Resident Requirement: At least one full normally continuous academic year, at least 24 credit hours, including 15 hours of course work must be earned while in residence. Dissertation may be completed absentia. Master's degree in engineering not required. Residency requirement: Two semesters. Preliminary examination. Some departments may have language requirements.