Sep 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Engineering: Electrical, M.S.

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Dr. Raga Ahmed, Coordinator

(423)425-5456 or email at

The requirements for the M.S. degree in Engineering: Electrical are listed below. Each student’s program will be developed by the student’s committee as an individualized program and will be constructed in accordance with sound academic practices to provide the kind of study most suitable to the student’s needs. The proposed program must be submitted on a Program of Study form to The Graduate School office for approval during the first semester of coursework. It is that program, rather than the example which follows, which will constitute the student’s graduation requirements. Candidacy for the degree is typically filed in the semester prior to the student’s anticipated graduation semester.

Area I: General Hours (16 hours)

Breadth Courses (6 hours)

  • Course selection is at the discretion of the student and faculty advisor selected from any discipline in and/or out of the department.


Area II: Focus Area Hours (9 semester hours)

  • Select three (3) courses from one (1) of the following focus areas:

Area III: Specialty Hours (6 semester hours)

  • Select one of the following options:

Thesis Research Hours

Non-Thesis Specialty Hours

  • Two (2) additional focus area courses


Program Total: 31 hours

Additional Information and Notes

3.0 GPA required in all courses.


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