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Master of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering

The Thesis Master’s program consists of 24 semester credit hours of course work, a minimum of 6 semester credit hours of Master’s Thesis, and a final oral examination that includes an oral defense of the thesis.

Students may choose the non-thesis option for their master’s degree. The degree requirements differ from the thesis option in one aspect. The student must either:

  1. Complete 27 credits of coursework approved by his advisor and successfully finish EEL 6916 Graduate Project with at least a ‘B’. or
  2. Complete 30 credits of coursework approved by Graduate Program Director.
Students choosing the non-thesis option must take:
  1. Two sets of graduate level Electrical and Computer Engineering approved sequence courses from the catalog. Each set includes a minimum of 6 semester credit hours.
  2. Six semester credit hours at the 5000-6000 level in mathematics
Math Electives in ECE
  • EEL 5171 Advanced System Theory 3
  • EEL 5543 Random Signal Principles 3
  • EEL 6020 Numerical Analysis of Electrical Device

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