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University of Michigan-Dearborn - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Students admitted to a degree program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science must satisfactorily complete the specific number of elective and required courses of the specific degree program and must attain a grade point average of C (2.0) or better for all courses completed at UM-Dearborn. Students enrolled in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UM-Dearborn must have completed at least 30 credit hours of upper-level engineering coursework for the degree program in which they are enrolled and must be enrolled for credit in the College of Engineering and Computer Science during the term in which the requirements for the degree program are completed. A minimum of 128 credit hours must be completed.

Master's Degree Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours or up to 66 credit hours, depending on the graduate program in which enrolled. A cumulative grade point average of B (5.00) is required for all graduate courses taken for credit and applied toward the master's degree. Consult the appropriate department for specific requirements.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Ph.D. programs: Students must complete a minimum of 50 credit hours (beyond master's) for graduation. Out of the 50 credit hours, 24 credit hours will be based on coursework (beyond master's) and 26 credit hours will be based on the Ph.D. dissertation. Students must maintain a GPA of 6 out of 9 (i.e., on a 9-point scale) for good academic standing and graduation. Only one B- and no C grade will be allowed in the program.

The D.Eng. Program is offered through UM-Ann Arbor's Program in Manufacturing (PIM) for students who can complete a portion of their program at UM-Dearborn. Students must complete a minimum of 50 credit hours beyond the master's degree, of which 24 credit hours must be graded course work. Contact the director of Interdisciplinary Programs at UM-Dearborn or the director of PIM in Ann Arbor.