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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering (MSE)


B. Electives

  • At least five additional EGR or AUE graduate level courses, including a minimum of nine credits in EGR courses.

Note: Elective cohabited courses must be elected at the graduate level and are limited to a total of nine credits, and a minimum grade of B (3.0) is required in each course.

C. Option of Choice

One of the following options:

Thesis Option

Students electing the thesis option must secure a thesis advisor and enroll in two thesis courses. Successful completion and oral defense of the thesis is required to earn credit for these courses. All these must conform to university standards.

Note: Independent study course are not allowed toward program requirements under the thesis option.

Non-Thesis Option

  • Two additional EGR or AUE graduate level courses and satisfactory performance on the master’s level exit examination.

Note: Only one independent study course is allowed toward program requirements under the non-thesis option. Also see the note in Item B.

Transfer of Credit

With approval of the Engineering Graduate Coordinator, students may transfer in, or elect as graduate non-candidates for degree (NCFD), up to six credits of graduate-level courses in engineering.