PhD Matriculation Rules, Fall 2016 and afterwards

Post-BS Option

Total credit hours: 62

  • Pass 12 credit hours as core courses: CSE 702, 703, 801, 804
  • Pass 27 credit hours of elective courses from engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, economics, business, agricultural science, or other courses approved by the CSE Department, with approval of Advisor
  • Pass the Doctoral Seminar (CSE 992: 1 credit hour) twice for a total of 2 credit hours.
  • Take 15 credits of Dissertation-CSE 997
  • Pass 6 additional credit hours to complete the 62 credit hour requirement. These credit hours can be from Dissertation-CSE 997, Continuation of Dissertation-CSE 999, Supervised Teaching-CSE 993, Supervised Research-CSE 994, or approved graduate level courses, with approval of Advisor
  • At least 26 credit hours should be 800-999
  • Pass Qualifying Exam, Preliminary Exam, and Dissertation Defense
  • Maintain appropriate GPA

Post-MS Option.

Total credit hours: 44

  • Pass 24 credit hours of elective courses from engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, economics, business, agricultural science, or other courses approved by the CSE Department, with approval of Advisor
  • Pass the Doctoral Seminar (CSE 992: 1 credit hour) twice for a total of 2 credit hours.
  • Take 15 credits of Dissertation-CSE 997
  • Pass 3 additional credit hours to complete the 44 credit hour requirement. These credit hours can be from Dissertation-CSE 997, Continuation of Dissertation-CSE 999, Supervised Teaching-CSE 993, Supervised Research-CSE 994, or approved graduate level courses, with approval of Advisor
  • At least 26 credit hours should be 800-999
  • Pass Qualifying Exam, Preliminary Exam, and Dissertation Defense
  • Maintain appropriate GPA