May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology - Renewable Energy Engineering Concentration, MS

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Program Code: MS_599F
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.

Accelerated Admission Option: This program offers an accelerated admission option for undergraduate students currently enrolled at Appalachian State University.   

Location: On Campus

Additional Admission Requirements

Students selecting the Renewable Energy Engineering concentration must hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or related fields and/or have completed three semesters of college-level calculus and a two-semester calculus-based physics sequence.

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Technology

Total Required (Minimum 36 Hours)

Concentration Requirements (24 or 27 Hours)

Science and Mathematics Cognate Courses (6-9 Hours)

  • 6-9 hours of approved graduate courses in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics or Statistics

Appropriate Technology Courses (6-9 Hours)

  • 6-9 hours of approved Appropriate Technology courses; see the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment for the specified list.

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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