Industrial and Agricultural Technology Degree Requirements

Master of Science–Thesis

A minimum of 30 graduate credits beyond the BS degree. The minimums are as follows:

6 credits minimum of TSM 699 Research

22 minimum credits of coursework

  • 3 credits of statistics
  • 8-9 credits of TSM or AE graduate courses, excluding TSM/AE 590, 598, 601, and 694 (A maximum of 3 AE graduate credits may be used to meet this requirement)
  • 10-11 credits of other graduate courses

1 credit of TSM 601 Seminar

1 credit TSM 598 Technical Paper

Master of Science–Non-thesis

A minimum of 33 graduate credits beyond the BS degree. The minimums are as follows:

2-3 credits minimum of TSM 599 Creative Component

28 minimum credits of coursework

  • 3 credits of statistics
  • 11-12 credits of TSM or AE graduate courses, excluding TSM/AE 590, 598, 601, and 694 (A maximum of 3 AE graduate credits may be used to meet this requirement)
  • 14-16 credits of other graduate courses

1 credit of TSM 601 Seminar

Doctor of Philosophy

The PhD requires 72 credits beyond the BS degree (master’s credits count toward this minimum). The minimums are as follows:

12 credits minimum of TSM 699 Research

48 minimum credits of coursework beyond the BS degree (The credits from your master’s program can count toward this requirement.)

  • 9 credits of statistics and research methods
  • 15 credits of TSM or AE graduate courses, excluding TSM/AE 590, 601, 694, and 698 (at least 6 credits must be in 600 level TSM courses)
  • 24 credits of other graduate courses
    • 1-3 credits of TSM 694 Teaching Practicum
    • 9 credits must be in courses outside the department

1 credit of TSM 601

1 credit of TSM 698 technical paper

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