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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Electrical Engineering: Non-Thesis Option, M.S.E.E.


About the Electrical Engineering: Non-Thesis Master's Program


The master’s degree program prepares students for successful professional careers in electrical engineering based on a broad foundation and specialized technical expertise.

Students working toward the M.S.E.E. degree have the option of writing a thesis or taking additional courses. During their first semester, students must declare a thesis or non-thesis option. Later, if desired, they may switch from the thesis to the non-thesis option with the permission of their thesis advisor. However, thesis credit hours they may have earned will not count toward the non-thesis degree. Alternately, students may switch from the non-thesis to the thesis option with permission of the graduate advisor. For more information visit: www.depts.ttu.edu/ece/grad/ms/

Non-Thesis Option


Students must take 36 credit hours (plus 1 credit hour per semester of graduate seminar) of coursework. At most 9 of the 36 credit hours may be non-ECE courses and 6 of the 36 credit hours may be ECE individual study courses. Students must pass the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination or a comprehensive oral examination.