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Western New England University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

132 -134 credits. Attain a minimum 2.0 GPA overall and a minimum 2.0 GPA in the major (4.0 = A). A minimum grade of C is required in some courses. See undergraduate catalog for college-wide requirements and requirements in specific major.

Master's Degree Requirements

Thesis, project, all coursework options are available. Options require 30 credits for qualified applicants. MSEE requires comprehensive exam. Thesis option defense required.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Candidates with a master’s degree will complete 30 credits at the 600 and 700 level and a 27-credit dissertation for 57 total credits.

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree will complete 57 credits at the 600 and 700 level and a 27-credits dissertation for 84 total credits.

Before completing four terms at Western New England University, a full-time candidate must pass the preliminary examination administered by the department. A candidate may attempt the examination no more than twice.

Candidates must defend their dissertation through an oral presentation. Candidates must complete this milestone within eight years of initial enrollment into the program.