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Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Master of Science, Plan B with Paper Degree Requirements

The Plan B option replaces the requirement of a formal thesis with a project defense and an increased course load.  Consult with your advisor about this option. Refer to the Master's admissions guidelines for minimum requirements.

Plan B with Paper Credit Allocation (30 Hrs. minimum - all at 4000 level minimum):

  • Minimum 18 Course Hrs in Electrical and Computer Engineering Course Work
  • Minimum 3 Course Hrs in Formal Course Work outside the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • 9 Additional Formal Course Hrs in or out of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • No more than 12 credit hours can be at the 4000 level
  • No more than 3 credit hours of independent study


The Plan B thesis document must be presented to the committee and an advertisement must be posted two weeks prior to the defense date.


The following documentation is associated with the plan B option:

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