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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Engineering (PhD) Cyberspace Engineering Concentration


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The Cyberspace concentration within the Ph.D. in Engineering aims to graduate engineering researchers who are capable of pushing the frontiers of engineering across the cyberspace domain.

Students without an undergraduate degree in an Engineering program take all three of the following:

General Core Courses (9 SCH)


Disciplinary Core Courses (12 SCH)


Choose four of the following:

Qualifying Examinations


Doctoral Seminar (3 hours)


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.

Choose four of the following:

Research and Dissertation (18 SCH)


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.

Total (66 SCH)


45 SCH of coursework + 3 SCH of doctoral seminar courses + 9 SCH of Pre-candidacy Doctoral Research + 9 SCH of Post-candidacy Dissertation Research = 66 SCH

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