Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Mechanical Engineering - MS


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College of Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Three program plans are available for the the Mechanical Engineering MS degree.

The Plan A Thesis requires 30 credits (minimum): 12 credits of 6000-level (or above) MAE courses (excluding MAE 6950 ,MAE 6970 , MAE 6990 , and MAE 6930 /MAE 7930  self-study); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); 9 credits of approved other coursework; and 6 credits of MAE 6970: Thesis Research . At least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above. A thesis proposal and formal thesis defense are required. The thesis must meet School of Graduate Studies and MAE Department requirements.

The Plan B Report requires 30 credits (minimum): 12 credits of 6000-level (or above) MAE courses (excluding MAE 6950 , MAE 6970 , MAE 6990 , and MAE 6930 /MAE 7930  self-study); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); 12 credits of approved other coursework; and 3 credits of MAE 6950: Design Project . At least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above. A project proposal and formal report defense are required. The report must meet School of Graduate Studies and MAE Department requirements.

The Plan C Coursework Only requires 33 credits: 18 credits of MAE 6000-level (or above) courses (excluding MAE 6950 , MAE 6970 , MAE 6990 , and MAE 6930 /MAE 7930  self-study); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); 12 credits of approved other coursework, and at least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above.

GPA Requirement


All students who complete a graduate degree at USU must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Consult you department for additional requirements.

Course Requirements


Because specific course requirements may occasionally change, prospective students should refer to the MAE website (http://www.mae.usu.edu) for current details concerning degree requirements and program coursework. Questions about MAE's graduate programs should be emailed to MAEGradAdvisor@usu.edu.

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