May 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemical Engineering (PhD)

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Requirements For The PhD Degree

Students may elect to study directly toward a PhD upon enrollment or may obtain the MCHE degree first. Admission to the PhD program in chemical engineering formally requires passing an oral qualifying examination prepared by the department as well as achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA in a set of required graduate courses. The oral examination includes presentation of a research proposition by the candidate to demonstrate the ability to devise and develop a research idea. Current requirements also include a minimum of 3 electiveCHEG 600 and 800 level courses (a total of 8 credits) with at least 3 credits at the advanced (800) level. Students may also substitute courses offered by other departments upon approval.

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