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MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree requires 31 semester credits.The program offers two degree plans, plan A and plan B. Plan A is research oriented and it requires students to complete a research thesis (10 credits) and additional coursework. Plan B is coursework oriented with a project (1~3 credits) as the research component. For both thesis research and project research, a student is expected to identify a research advisor during the first two semesters in the program.


Plan A: Thesis Option

Students must complete a minimum of 31 semester credits including 10 thesis credits and 21 coursework credits. Plan A students must register for 10 thesis (EE 8777) credits, and write and defend a thesis on original research. Students may take up to 6 credits from graduate programs in related fields outside of EE. All courses must be 4xxx or above. A maximum of 6 credits in courses at 4xxx is allowed; a minimum of 3 credits in courses at 8xxx is required.


Plan B: Project Option

Students must complete a minimum of 31 semester credits including project credits. Plan B students must register for at least 1 project credit (EE 8222), and write and defend a project report. Students may take up to 6 credits from graduate programs in related fields outside of EE. All courses must be 4xxx or above. A maximum of 6 credits in courses at 4xxx is allowed; a minimum of 3 credits in courses at 8xxx is required.

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