ICOM Master’s Study Plans

For students enrolled in M.S. (Plan I) the program requires a minimum of 30 credits distributed as follows:

  • 18 credits in core courses and technical electives in computer engineering (at least 12 credits at 6000 level or above).
  • 6 credits in electives outside the computer engineering areas of emphasis.
  • 6 credits of graduate thesis.

The Master of Engineering with project option (Plan II) requires a minimum of 30 credits distributed as follows:

  • 18-21 credits in core courses and technical electives in computer engineering.
  • 6 credits in electives outside the computer engineering areas of emphasis.
  • 3-6 credits of graduate project.

The Master of Engineering program course option (Plan III) requires a minimum of 30 credits distributed as follows:

  • 24 credits in core courses and technical electives in the area of specialization.
  • 6 credits in electives outside the computer engineering areas of emphasis.

In addition, for all options, the core courses and technical electives are distributed as follows:

  • a minimum of 6 credits in computing systems (CS) (at least 3 credits at 6000 level or above)
  • a minimum of 3 credits at 6000 level in hardware and embedded systems (HES), or digital signal processing (DSP)
  • a minimum of 6 credits at 6000 level in the selected area of emphasis

No more than 9 credits in advanced undergraduate level (5000 level) courses can be used to meet the degree requirements for any of the three plans.


Areas of Emphasis in Computer Engineering

Hardware and Embedded Systems