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ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA in electrical engineering courses excluding research and independent study.
Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
Candidates may select one of three available plans for completing the degree; each plan has its own set of required courses. Two semesters of graduate seminars are also required. Contact the department for a list of possible courses.
Specific Courses
Yes
Two semesters of graduate seminars are required.
Specific Credits
Yes
Candidates in either the thesis or project option must complete a minimum of 24 credits; candidates in the course option are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits.
Specific Credits
No
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
The qualifying examination must be taken in the second calendar year of study. The preliminary examination must be passed in the fourth year of study.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / No
A thesis, a project, or a specified course sequence must be completed. Contact the department for more information.
Other Assessments
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Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
Yes
New students must declare an advisor by the end of the second week of classes in the first semester.
Advisor
Yes
New students must declare an advisor by the end of the second week of classes in the first semester.
Review Policy
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Review Policy
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