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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

BA in Information Technology requires a mininum of 121 credit hours, including a minimum of 42 advanced hours.

BS in Computer Science requires a minimum of 123 credit hours, including 45 advanced hours.

BS in Computer Engineering requires a minimum of 124 credit hours, including 45 advanced hours.

BS in Electrical Engineering requires a minimum of 128 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced courses, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “General University Requirements” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering requirements.

2. Major Requirements: A minimum of 36 semester hours, including EENG 2610, EENG 2620, EENG 2710, EENG 3410, EENG 3510, EENG 3520, EENG 3710, EENG 3810, EENG 4710, EENG 4810 and two elective courses offered as EENG 4010 and completion of 18 semester hours of project courses, EENG 1910, EENG 1920, EENG 2910, EENG 2920, EENG 3910, EENG 3920, EENG 4910 and EENG 4990.

3. Other Required Courses:

a. MATH 1710, MATH 1720, MATH 2700, MATH 2730, MATH 3310 and MATH 3680.

b. CHEM 1410/CHEM 1430, PHYS 1710/PHYS 1730, PHYS 2220/PHYS 2240.

c. CSCE 1020.

d. MGMT 3830, MGMT 3850.

4. Minor: Optional.

5. Electives: See four-year plan.

6. Other Requirements: A grade point average of at least 2.5 is required for all electrical engineering courses.


BS in Materials Science and Engineering requires:
1. A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 45 must be advanced, and ful fillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the "General University Requirements" in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering requirements.
2. Major Requirements: a minimum of 47 semester hours, including MTSE 3010, 3030, 3050, 3070, 3090, 3020, 3040,3060, 3080, 3100, 4090, 4030, 4050, 4070, 4100, 4020, 4040, 4060; one elective MTSE course; completion of 4 semester hours of senior project.
3. Other Required Courses:
a. MATH 1710, 1720, 3310
b. PHYS 1710/1730, 2220/2240, 3010/3030
c. CHEM 1410/1430, 1420/1440
d. ENGR 1304, 2301
e. MFET 3450 (The pre-requisite of MFET 2100 for MFET 3450 is waived for B.S. students majoring in materials science and engineering).
4. Electives: See four-year plan.
5. Other Requirements: A grade point average of 2.5 is required for all materials science and engineering courses.

BS in Mechanical and Energy Engineering requires a minimum of 127 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “General University Requirements” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering requirements.

2. Major Requirements: A minimum of 43 semester hours, including MEEN 1110, MEEN 1210, MEEN 2130, MEEN 2210, MEEN 2250, MEEN 3110, MEEN 3120, MEEN 3125, MEEN 3130, MEEN 3210, MEEN 3230, MEEN 3240, MEEN 3242, MEEN 4150, MEEN 4250.

3. Other Required Courses:

a. MATH 1710, MATH 1720, MATH 2700, MATH 2730 and MATH 3310

b. CHEM 1415/1435 (or CHEM 1410/1420 and CHEM 1430/1440)

c. PHYS 1710/1730, PHYS 2220/2240

d. CSCE 1020; EENG 2610; ENGR 2060 (may be used to satisfy a portion of the Understanding the Human Community requirement of the University Core Curriculum and College of Engineering Foundations requirement), ENGR 2332, ENGR 3450, ENGR 3451

e. TECM 2700 (College of Engineering Foundations requirement)

4. Energy Engineering Electives: 6 semester credit hours from the list of approved departmental energy engineering elective courses

5. Technical Electives: 6 semester credit hours from the list of approved departmental general advanced elective courses.

6. Other Requirements:A grade point average of at least 2.5 is required for all mechanical and energy engineering courses.
Specific requirements and courses can be located at www.unt.edu/catalogs.

Biomedical Engineering
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 36 must be advanced courses, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the "University Core Curriculum" in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Engineering.
Major requirements

A minimum of 44 semester hours, including:
Required courses, 26 hours

BMEN 1300 - Discover Biomedical Engineering
BMEN 2320 - Biomedical Instrumentation I
BMEN 3310 - Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
BMEN 3311 - Biomedical Signal Analysis
BMEN 3312 - Introduction to Biomechanics
BMEN 3321 - Biomaterials
BMEN 4212 - Senior Design I
BMEN 4222 - Senior Design II
BMEN 4310 - Biomedical Modeling

Biomedical engineering electives, 6 hours

Two BMEN courses.
Additional engineering electives, 12 hours (minimum). Students completing the requirements for this degree automatically earn a minor in mathematics. Through careful selection of engineering electives and electives taken toward one of two optional tracks (see below), it may be possible for a student to fulfill the requirements for a minor in electrical engineering or mechanical and energy engineering.

Master's Degree Requirements

MS in Computer Science requires 31 hours (with thesis), 37 hours (with 3-hour research project or 6-hour problem in lieu of thesis).
Specific requirements can be found at www.unt.edu/catalogs, and www.cse.unt.edu

MS in Computer Engineering requires 31 hours, including 6-hour thesis; or 37 hours, which may include 3 hours of project.
Specific requirements and courses can be located at www.unt.edu/catalogs.

MS in Electrical Engineering requires 30 hours, including 6-hour thesis. Non-thesis option includes 30 semester hours of organized course work and 3 semester hours of EENG 5890, Directed study.

MS in Materials Science and Engineering requires 32 semester hours including thesis or 35 semester hours (non-thesis).

MS in Mechanical and Energy Engineering requires 30 hours, including 6-hour thesis. Non-thesis option is 30 hours.

Specific requirements and courses can be located at www.unt.edu/catalogs.

More specific degree requirements can be obtained at www.unt.edu/catalogs, and www.mtsc.unt.edu.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Ph.D. in Computer Science
In addition to satisfying the general requirements for all UNT doctoral degrees, a student must satisfactorily complete the following:
1. a minimum of 12 hours of 6000-level organized courses in computer science;
2. the residence requirement, consisting of two consecutive semesters of enrollment in at least 9 semester hours;
3. satisfactory completion of a written comprehensive examination prior to submitting a proposal for dissertation research; and
4. submission and successful defense of the doctoral dissertation.
More information on degree requirements is available upon request from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and www.unt.edu/catalogs, and www.cse.unt.edu.

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering has the following requirements:

1. Seven materials science core courses: MTSC 5000, 5100, 5200, 5300, 5400, 5500 and 5600.
2. Sixty hours may be chosen from materials science or related fields, as approved by the student's major professor and the advisory committee. Individual research hours (MTSC 6940) should not exceed 30 hours).
3. Twelve semester credit hours of MTSC 6950 (Doctoral Dissertation).
4. Seminar in Materials Science and Engineering, MTSC 5700. A mininum of 2 semester credit hours.

Specific requirements can be located at www.unt.edu/catalogs, and wwws.mtsc.unt.edu.

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