All students must enroll in three ENGR 611 over the course of the degree.
Independent Study and Special Topics (12 SCH)
At least two Doctoral level Special Topics courses (ENGR 657) are a part of the required coursework for the degree, for a total of 6 SCH. A Ph.D. student must participate in 6 SCH of Doctoral Independent Study (ENGR 650) under the supervision of a faculty member. Independent Study can be a preparation for the research leading to the dissertation.
Recommended Elective Courses (12 SCH)
In addition to the courses listed in the General and Disciplinary cores (above), a student may take any of the following elective courses. Courses not listed here or in the General and Disciplinary cores are also acceptable, provided they are approved by the Advisory Committee.
Complete 9 SCH of ENGR 651 prior to ENGR 686. After successful completion of ENGR 686, the student will beomce a PhD Candidate and will complete at least 9 SCH of ENGR 751. For ENGR 651 or ENGR 751, registration in any quarter is for 1 to 3 semester hours or multiples thereof, up to a maximum of 9 semester hours per quarter.