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2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.

Degree Requirements

Ph.D. Degree Requirements:

Ph.D. Credit Allocation (all at 4000 level minimum)

  • 72 hours (minimum) of acceptable graduate coursework
  • 42 hours (minimum) from ECE and closely related formal course work ( EE 5980 - Dissertation Research  not counting toward this minimum)

Of those 42 hours, no more than 12 hours can be at the 4000 level

Courses required by the department bachelor of science degree may not be applied for graduate credit

In addition to the minimum requirements of the university, doctoral students must pass a written and oral comprehensive examination, part of which is a written proposal explaining their planned dissertation research. The student after completing successfully the oral comprehensive examination and before defending the completed dissertation must present their research work at an ECE department seminar. The student must also present and defend a completed dissertation. Programs of study, including coursework and any research tools, are arranged by consultation between the students and their graduate committee.