Jan 28, 2022  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023

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)

Select four (12 semester hours) of the following or closely related courses approved by advisory committee:

Qualifying Examinations

Doctoral Seminar (3 hours)

Independent Study and Special Topics (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 (18 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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