University Catalog

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chairperson: Mark Petzold
Address:
211 Engineering & Computing Center
Phone: 320.308.3252
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/ece

MS in Electrical Engineering (30-33 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • A baccalaureate degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • The GRE is required: minimum score: Quantitative: 155, Verbal: 146, Analytical Writing: 4.0.
  • A writing course ENGL 634 is required for students who score below 5.0 in the analytic writing portion of the GRE.
  • Some undergraduate courses may be required for applicants who have BS degrees but need additional undergraduate training in specific areas for successful completion of the MSEE.

Notes

  • Conditional Admission may be possible. See program website for information.
  • Required: ECE 201, ECE 202, ECE 220, ECE 301, ECE 314, ECE 320. Select Two: ECE 314, ECE 323, ECE 381, ECE 391. Some of the required courses listed may be transferred depending on the students’ educational background or waived for those who pass a course.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 30
Core: EE 302. Select one sequence from:  EE 311 and EE 312, EE 322 and EE 323. Select two sequences from: ECE 531, ECE 532, and ECE 551, ECE 552 and ECE 521, ECE 522. ECE 532 or ECE 552 can be replaced by ECE 571. ECE 522 can be replaced by ECE 523.
Electives: 21 credit minimum (must complete 1 600-level sequence): Select courses with advisor approval.
Research: ECE 696, ECE 699 (6 credits).

PLAN B


Option(s): Starred Paper(s)| Comprehensive Exam
Credits: 33
Core: EE 302. Select one sequence from:  EE 311 and EE 312, EE 322 and EE 323. Select two sequences from: ECE 531, ECE 532, and ECE 551, ECE 552 and ECE 521, ECE 522. ECE 532 or ECE 552 can be replaced by ECE 571. ECE 522 can be replaced by ECE 523.
Electives: 24 credit minimum (must complete 1 600-level sequence): Select courses with advisor approval.
Research: ECE 696



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