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Policy 6-207: Graduate Studies and Degrees, Electrical Engineer

  1. Purpose and Scope
    1. (Reserved)
  2. Definitions
    1. (Reserved)
  3. Policy: Requirements for the Degree of Electrical Engineer
    1. To qualify for the degree of Electrical Engineer, the student must complete at least 90 credit hours of work, beyond the BSEE degree, in Electrical Engineering and allied fields. The courses in Electrical Engineering must be selected from 500, 600, or 700 numbers. The classes in allied fields must be classes not required for the BSEE degree. All courses should be selected carefully, in consultation with the student's supervisory committee, to help achieve the student's professional goals. As a part of the 90 credit hour requirement, the student may choose to do a special project of up to 18 credit hours, or may apply thesis credit of up to 15 credit hours previously applied to obtain the MSEE degree. At least 45 credit hours, of the 90 credit hours required, must be obtained at the University of Utah beyond the master's degree.
    2. All course work must be approved, in advance, by the student's supervisory committee. A special project, if done, must be completed under the supervision of the committee chairperson.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other related resources
    1. Rules
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
    4. Forms
    5. Other related resource materials
  5. References:
    1. (Reserved)
  6. Contacts:
    1. Policy Owner:
      1. Questions about this Policy and any related Rules, Procedures and Guidelines should be directed to the Dean of the Graduate School.
      Policy Officers:
        Only the Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences or their designees have the authority to grant exceptions to this policy.
  7. History:
    1. Approved: University Senate 6/6/83
    2. Approved: Institutional Council 6/13/83

Policy: 6-207 Rev: 3
Date: Sept. 1, 1983

Last Updated: 8/4/21