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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical Engineering Concentration, (MS)


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MS Degree Program


Admission Requirements


The Herff College of Engineering has established uniform admission criteria for all graduate programs. More information can be found on the department website (http://www.memphis.edu/eece).

Program Requirements


  1. Students pursuing the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering must take EECE 7001 , either EECE 7100  or EECE 7251 , and elect to pursue either a computer engineering or an electrical engineering concentration (multiple concentrations are not permitted). A student can count a maximum of 6 hours of credit for EECE 7991  and EECE 7992 .

Other Requirements


  1. Thesis option: 30 semester hours, including a thesis (6 semester hours). An average grade of 3.00 must be maintained in all Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate coursework. NOTE: Students electing to write a thesis should familiarize themselves with the Thesis/Dissertation Preparation Guide before starting to write.
    1. No more than 9 semester hours may be taken outside the department. Advisor’s approval is required.
    2. At least 21 hours at the 7000 level are required, of which at least 18 hours must be in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  2. Non-thesis option: 33 semester hours. An average grade of 3.00 must be maintained in all Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate coursework.
    1. No more than 9 semester hours may be taken outside the department. Advisor’s approval is required.
    2. Each student will be required to complete EECE 7993 .
    3. At least 23 semester hours at the 7000 level required, of which at least 18 hours must be in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  3. All students are required to pass a comprehensive exam during their last semester.

Retention Requirements


All students enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are expected to attain high academic achievement in all courses taken. The criteria listed below will be used to determine retention status of students enrolled in the program leading to a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

  1. Students who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 (“B”) or higher will be considered to be in good standing if no more than 7 hours of “C-,” “C” or “C+” or lower have been earned. (See item 3 below and grading system here ).
  2. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 at the end of each semester of enrollment in all course work at The University of Memphis, including all Electrical and Computer Engineering course work and all 7000 level course work. Any student not meeting these conditions will be placed on probation by the department.
  3. A student will be permitted no more than 7 hours of “C-,” “C” or “C+” or lower in graduate courses taken at The University of Memphis. A student will be dismissed at the end of the semester in which a third grade of “C-,” “C” or “C+” or lower is earned.
  4. Courses applied to the MS degree program requirements must have the advisor’s approval.

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