CSE Grad Handbook - Requirements
The total course of instruction includes a minimum of 31 credit hours. Students must complete both research and advanced coursework requirements. The research requirement includes four hours of formal coursework related to research and a minimum of nine hours of thesis research. The coursework requirement includes 18 hours of graduate level coursework. All students in the program are expected to attend thesis proposal and defense presentations as well as other research presentations while enrolled in the program.