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University of Dayton - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Bachelor programs in engineering require 132-138 semester credit hours depending on major. All prescribed courses outlined in the respective curricula must have been passed with grades of D or better. Although courses may be scheduled in terms other than as listed, all prerequisite and corequisites must be met. All students in the School of Engineering must register under Grade Option 1 for all courses in engineering, mathematics, and science except those offered only under Grade Option 2. The cumulative grade-point average in the student's engineering curriculum must be at least 2.0 (C average).

Master's Degree Requirements

Students are expected to have some competence in computer programming and the engineering sciences and to be familiar with the engineering design process. In addition, there may be special departmental requirements. The minimum math requirement is three semester hours in differential equations.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Normally, a student must earn a master's degree in the same or related area before being admitted to the doctoral program. The graduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above and good academic references may be admitted. Additional admission requirements may be stipulated by the individual graduate program.