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New Mexico State University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

All BS degrees in engineering require that students satisfy the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission requirements for such degrees. The total hours required are as follows:BSAE-131, BSCE-135, BSChE-128, BSEE-120, BSIE-126, BSME-131, BSSE-130, BSEP-124. The BSET requires 128 credit hours & meets ABET Technology Accreditation Commission requirements.
The BS Surveying requires 127
credits & meets the ABET Related Accreditation Commission requirements.

Master's Degree Requirements

Masters with Thesis--GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 30. (Credit hours differ by Department, 30 is an average.) Half of the course work must be done at NMSU. Residency requirement: 2 regular semesters or 1 regular semester and 2 six-week summer sessions or 4 six-week summer sessions. Thesis may be completed in absentia. Thesis in absentia may be approved after 24 credits have been completed. Must be approved by student's advisor and department head. Once thesis hours are taken, the student must be continuously enrolled in the regular semesters until graduation. Must submit petition to Graduate Dean.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

GPA requirement: 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Credit hours required for degree: 80. (Credit hours required differ by department-80 is an average for Doctorate.) Masters degree in engineering not required. Residency requirement: 2 regular semesters. Dissertation is expected to require one year, residence may not be required during dissertation. Research tools (not necessarily a foreign language) are required.