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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Requirements vary by degree program; contact individual departments for specifics. Generally requirements are as follows: 126 semester hours minimum (129 semester hours minimum for Chemical Engineering) students must earn a UM system GPA of 2.0/4.0 and a 2.0/4.0 in all courses taken that have a UM system engineering designation (ENGINR, BIO EN, CH ENG, CV ENG, CS, ECE, IMSE, IT, MAE). For the requirement involving courses with an Engineering designation, only the last grade in a repeated course will be used in the calculation for engineering graduation purposes. Courses in physical education, applied music, applied art and remedial courses do not count toward most engineering degrees; contact individual departments for specifics. Only 9.0 semester hours of upper level ROTC credit can be used when all department requirements have been met and the student is commissioned in a branch of the Armed Forces.

Master's Degree Requirements

Requirements vary by degree program; contact individual departments for specifics. Generally, requirements are as follows: Master's with Thesis--Credit hours: 30-33; GPA: 3.0/4.0. Maximum of 6 hours can be transferred from an accredited institution within 8 calendar years; may be extended if formally requested of the Graduate Dean. Master's with Project/Report--Same as requirements for Master's with Thesis. Contact the College of Engineering for requirements for the Professional Masters degree.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Requirements vary by degree program; contact individual departments for specifics. Generally, requirements are as follows: Credit hours: 72 hrs beyond the baccalaureate degree; GPA: 3.0/4.0 minimum. Excluding work towards the master's degree or its equivalent, the program for the doctoral degree must be completed within eight years after the first enrollment and within five years after passing the comprehensive examination according to the Graduate School regulations; may be extended if formally requested of the Graduate Dean.