MSEE Program Information

Course Requirements

Thesis option:

30 semester hours total.
24 semester hours of course work.

At least 18 semester hours must be ECE courses. The remaining 6 semester hours may
be replaced by allied department courses (e.g., computer science, mathematics, physics,
mechanical and aerospace engineering, etc.).

At most 6 semester hours may be independent study courses.

6 semester hours of thesis credit.

Non-Thesis option:

30 semester hours total.

All 30 semester hours are course work.

At least 24 semester hours must be ECE courses. The remaining 6 semester hours may
be replaced by allied department courses (e.g., computer science, mathematics, physics,
mechanical and aerospace engineering, etc.).

At most 6 semester hours may be independent study.

The student must choose an advisory committee with the same composition as a Thesis committee (see section 7.1).

The student must choose a subject for his/her Masters Report. This subject must be approved by his/her academic advisor.

The student must make an oral presentation and submit a written report to the advisory committee. Both must be approved by the committee.

In either case:

Cross-listed courses which are offered at the 400(0)/500(0) levels must be taken at the 500(0) level.

All course work must be numbered 5000 and above if ECE, or 400(0) and above if non-ECE.
Up to nine semester hours of accepted course work may be transferred from another university (including other universities of the CU system) or from course work taken as an unclassified student.

Acceptable Grades:

The student must have an overall graduate GPA of 3.0 in order to graduate.
The student must have a grade of C or better in all courses applied toward the M.S.E.E. degree.