EECS Graduate Program | EECS/AOSS Interdisciplinary Graduate Program


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Graduate Program in Electrical Science and Engineering (ESE) with Kernel in Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits

Brief Master's Program Requirements (Kernel in Applied EM and RF Circuits):

  • Four courses from the Approved Course List of courses at the 500-level or above (see below for more info on list) with at least three of the four courses from the Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits list.
  • 4 credit hours for Directed Study or 3 credit hours for Master's Thesis are allowed.
    (Note: Directed Study is required for students continuing on to Ph.D. Program.)
  • Note that EECS 530 (Electromagnetic Theory) is required of students wishing to qualify for the Ph.D. program.
  • For complete details of the Master's Program please visit this page.

Brief Doctoral Program Requirements (Kernel in Applied EM and RF Circuits):

  • For Qualification: EECS 530, plus three other courses from the entire list of approved classes, with at least two of the three courses from the Applied EM and RF Circuits list, of which at least one course at the 500 level or above, and one course at the 500 level or above from the entire list.
  • For Candidacy: EECS 530, plus five other courses from the entire list of approved classes, with at least three of five of the courses from the Applied EM and RF Circuits list, of which at least two courses at the 500 level or above, and two courses at the 500 level or above from the entire list.
  • Oral Qualification Exam
  • Preliminary Exam (Thesis Proposal)
  • For complete details of the Ph.D. Program please visit this page.

Approved Class List:

  • The complete list can be found in Appendix A of the M.S. and Ph.D. Requirements of the Electrical Engineering Graduate Program (PDF document).
  • The list includes courses from

    • Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits (Electromagnetics Courses)
    • Aerospace, Atmospheres, Space Science, and Nuclear Engineering
    • Circuits, Microsystems and MEMS
    • Wireless Communications and Remote Sensing
    • Biomedical Engineering and Biosystems
    • Material Science and Engineering

    (Note: Any course at the 400 level and above in the above areas, with the approval of the program advisor.)

    Please see the Graduate Handbook located at the ESE Graduate Program page for more information.


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science (AOSS) Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Geoscience and Remote Sensing

Brief Master's Program Requirements:
  • 30 total credit hours
  • 13 credit hours in the Core Courses
  • 3 credit hours in Mathematics (1 course)
  • 9 credit hours in Sub-Speciality courses from EECS and AOSS
  • 4 credit hours of Directed Study
Brief Doctoral Program Requirements:
  • 3 additional credit hours (1 course) in Mathematics
  • 9 additional credit hours (3 courses) in Sub-Speciality courses
  • 2-hour Oral Qualification Exam
  • Preliminary Exam (Thesis Proposal)
Core Courses:
  • AOSS 475: Earth-Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions (3 credit hours)
  • AOSS 585: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Inversion Theory (3 credit hours)
  • EECS 501: Probability and Random Processes (4 credit hours)
  • EECS 530: Electromagnetic Theory I (3 credit hours)
Please contact Professor A.W. (Tony) England for more information.