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Purdue University, Northwest - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

BSEE Credit Hours: 120 credits hours
BSCmpE Credit Hours: 122 credits hours
BSME Credit Hours: 122 credits hours
BSCE Credit Hours: 122 credits hours
All BS degrees require a Grade Point Average ( GPA): 2.0 GPA
Residency Rule: Complete at least 32 hours at the 30000 or higher course level at Purdue University Northwest

Master's Degree Requirements

MSECE
Non-thesis Option:
At least 18 credits of ECE primary graduate-level engineering courses
Minimum of 3 credit hours of graduate level mathematics course or equivalent with advisor approval (for MSECE)
At most 9 credits of graduate-level courses in engineering, math, computer science, physics, chemistry, and biology with advisor approval
Maximum of one independent study allowed as a related course in Plan of Study (effective Spring 2013)

MSECE
Thesis Option:
21 credits plus 9 thesis credit hours
At least 18 credits of ECE primary graduate level engineering courses
Six of thesis hours are considered as part of primary courses
Minimum of 3 credit hours of graduate level mathematics course or equivalent with advisor approval
Maximum of one independent study allowed as a related course in Plan of Study

MSME
Non-thesis Option:
At least 24 credits of ME primary graduate-level engineering courses
Minimum of 3 credit hours of graduate level mathematics course or equivalent with advisor approval (for MSME)
At most 3 credits of graduate-level courses in engineering, math, computer science, physics, chemistry, and biology with advisor approval
Maximum of one independent study allowed as a related course in Plan of Study (effective Spring 2013)

MSME
Thesis Option:
21 credits plus 9 thesis credit hours
At least 18 credits of ME primary graduate level engineering courses
Minimum of 3 credit hours of graduate level mathematics course or equivalent with advisor approval
Maximum of one independent study allowed as a related course in Plan of Study

Doctoral Degree Requirements

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