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Graduate Catalog 2012-13 
    
Graduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Engineering (Electrical)


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Advisor: Janos Grantner,
Room B-236 CEAS (Parkview Campus)
 

Program Options


The program has two options - a thesis option and a course work option. A common requirement for each option is 24 hours of core courses.

Thesis Option
The thesis option is open to selected students interested in research or project work. Students interested in this option must petition the department chair, and each student’s thesis committee must be approved by the department chair and the Graduate Dean. In addition to taking at least 24 hours of approved courses, students will elect six hours of ECE 7000: Master’s Thesis and successfully defend the thesis.

Course Work Option
Students will take at least 33 hours of approved courses.

Program Requirements


Course Work Option


The program (course work option) consists of thirty-three (33) credit hours:

  1. At least three hours selected from Electrical Engineering Foundation courses.
  2. At least three hours selected from Elective Concentration Areas Foundation courses.
  3. A minimum of 12 hours of courses selected from one of the following concentration areas:
    • Circuit and System Design
    • Communications and Signal Processing
    • Control Systems
    • Power Electronics and Systems
  4. A minimum of nine hours of courses selected from one of the other available concentration area including the area Computer Architecture and Digital Design.
  5. The remaining elective hours of additional graduate courses may be selected from any listed ECE courses, or from the list of graduate courses approved by the department from the following disciplines: computer, electrical, other engineering disciplines, computer science, mathematics, or physics.

Thesis Option


The program (thesis option) consists of thirty (30) credit hours:

  1. At least three hours selected from Electrical Engineering Core Foundation courses.
  2. At least three hours selected from Elective Concentration Areas Foundation courses.
  3. A minimum of twelve hours of courses selected from one of the following concentration areas:
    • Circuit and System Design
    • Communications and Signal Processing
    • Control Systems
    • Power Electronics and Systems
  4. The remaining elective hours of additional graduate courses may be selected from any listed ECE courses, or from the list of graduate courses approved by the department from the following disciplines: computer, electrical, other engineering disciplines, computer science, mathematics, or physics.
  5. Six hours of ECE 7000: Master’s Thesis

Electrical Engineering Core Foundation Courses (3 hours)


Elective Concentration Areas Foundation Courses (3 hours)


Concentration Areas


Circuit and System Design


Communications and Signal Processing


Power Electronics and Systems


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