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The University of Alabama in Huntsville - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in engineering programs require 128 to 132 semester credit hours depending on the program selected. A minimum of 25 percent of the total requirements and 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be completed at UAH. An overall grade point average of C (2.0/4.0) is required for all courses taken at UAH; and in all courses in the major discipline taken at UAH. All engineering students must successfully complete courses in each of seven categories: English Composition; Mathematics; Basic Sciences; History, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts; Engineering Core; and Engineering Option. Detailed information is available at www.uah.edu/eng

Master's Degree Requirements

Master of Science in Engineering programs require a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of coursework beyond the Bachelor's degree, either a thesis (6 to 9 hours) or additional coursework (6 hours minimum), and a thesis defense or final examination. A maximum of 12 semester credit hours may be transferred from an approved institution and applied toward the M.S.E., subject to the approval of the major department. An overall grade point average of B (3.0/4.0) is required for all courses in the Master's program, and in all courses at the 500 level. Theses may be completed in absentia. Detailed information is available at www.uah.edu/eng

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy programs require a minimum of 48 semester credit hours of coursework beyond the engineering Bachelor's degree (60 hours for Industrial and Systems Engineering), a minimum of 18 hours of dissertation research, preliminary and qualifying examinations, and an oral defense of the dissertation. An overall grade point average of B (3.0/4.0) is required for all courses in the Ph.D. program. Dissertations may be completed in absentia. Detailed information is available at www.uah.edu/eng