MS Program in Systems and Control Engineering

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in SCE requirement is thirty (30) credit hours that include 24 credit hours of course work and 6 credit hours of thesis work. Twelve (12) credit hour are core courses. Two of core courses are fixed and two courses can be selected from a list of six courses. A maximum of two free electives can be taken.

Core Courses

  • SCE 507 Linear Multivariable Control
  • SCE 513 System Identification

Two courses to be selected from the following courses:

SCE 517 Control of Nonlinear Systems

SCE 518 Process Modeling and Control

SCE 527 Adaptive Control

SCE 534 Digital Signal Processing

SCE 540 Intelligent Instrumentation Systems

SCE 560 Soft computing for Control and Automation

In addition, the student must take the seminar course SCE 599.

Major Elective Courses

A student can take courses from SCE 5xx or SCE 6xx. A student may take one Independent Research course (SCE 606) as one of the elective courses.

Free Elective Courses

A maximum of two courses can be taken from non-SCE courses. At least one course must be taken from outside the Department of Systems Engineering. The selected courses need the approval of the graduate advisor or the student advisor.