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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemical Engineering, M.S.Che.E.

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About the Chemical Engineering Master’s Program

The Master of Science in Chemical Engineering is a structured program requiring CHE 5310 , CHE 5312 , CHE 5321 , CHE 5323 , and CHE 5343 .

The graduate student will be required to take one additional chemical engineering course and at least two other courses as specified by his or her advisory committee. A written thesis and a minimum of 24 hours of graduate-level coursework, exclusive of thesis, are required for the master’s degree. In addition, a final oral exam in defense of the completed thesis will be administered by the candidate’s thesis committee.

Non-Thesis Option. The master’s program may also be completed without a thesis. Entry into the non-thesis option must be approved by the departmental graduate committee. Graduate students in this nonthesis option are required to take 36 credit hours of graduate coursework, and must pass a comprehensive examination. The coursework for each student must meet approval of the department’s graduate committee. Students must obtain approval from the department before registering for required graduate courses.

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