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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Technology - Building Science Concentration, MS


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Program Code: MS_599D
CIP Code: 15.0612

Program of Study for the Master of Science in Technology


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree* from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; statement of career goals.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

*Students selecting the Renewable Energy Engineering concentration must hold bachelor’s degrees in engineering, science, or related fields and have completed a college-level calculus sequence, differential equations, and a two-semester calculus-based physics sequence. Students selecting the Sustainable Design and Construction concentration must hold a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction science/management, interior design, or a related field.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Technology


Total Required (Minimum 36 Hours)


Concentration Requirements (24 or 27 Hours)


Approved Coursework (12 Hours)


  • 12 hours of approved coursework related to Building Science; see the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment for the specified list.

Graduate Electives (3-6 Hours)


  • 3-6 hours of graduate electives

Other Requirements for the MS in Technology


  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: None required
  • Candidacy: Required for thesis option; awarded upon approval of thesis committee and prospectus
  • Comprehensive: Written Exam and Oral Presentation for Technical Competencies - Students selecting the non-thesis option will have a written and oral exam covering coursework included on their program of study. The written exam is typically completed during the third semester of graduate study, During the last one-third of the program and no later than the last regular class day of the semester, there will be an oral presentation of technical competencies to the program committee.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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