Master of Science in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Thesis Option

ABE 599Thesis Research (min-max applied toward the degree)8
ABE 594Graduate Seminar (registration for 0 hours every term while in residence)0
One MATH course beyond differential equations from an approved list3-4
One course in statistical design and analysis from an approved list3-5
One course in instrumentation and measurement from an approved list3-5
One 500-level course (taken for at least 3 credit hours) in an area of specialization – chosen in consultation with advisor3-5
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below)4-13
Total Hours33

Other Requirements and Conditions1

Other Requirements and Conditions may overlap
A maximum of 4 hours of ABE 597 (or other independent study) may be applied toward the elective course work requirement.
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree.
Minimum GPA 3.0
1

For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook

Non-Thesis Option

ABE 594Graduate Seminar (registration for 0 hours every term while in residence)0
One MATH course beyond differential equations from an approved list3-4
One course in statistical design and analysis from an approved list3-5
One course in instrumentation and measurement from an approved list (3-5 hours)3-5
One 500-level course (taken for at least 3 credit hours) in an area of specialization – chosen in consultation with advisor3-5
Elective courses – chosen in consultation with advisor (subject to Other Requirements and Conditions below) 15-24
Total Hours36

Other Requirements and Conditions1

Other Requirements and Conditions may overlap
A maximum of 4 hours of ABE 597 (or other independent study) may be applied toward the elective course work requirement.
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours applied toward the degree.
The non-thesis option is only allowed with departmental approval at or before initiation of graduate study, and a final report is required.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
1

For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook