Academics

Graduate Program

Academics

Graduate Program

Graduate Program

2003~2004

 

Master’s Program

Doctoral Program

General Course

Major Course

Research

Total

General Course

Major Course

Research

Total

Mandatory

Elective

Mandatory

Elective

3

9

12

Within 12

At least 33

3

9

At least 18

30 or more

At least 60

  • * Once a master’s student completes the general and the major’s required (mandatory) courses, that student doesn’t need to retake the same required (mandatory) courses when he or she becomes a doctoral student.

 

▣ Detail

Division

Subject

Reference

General Required
Courses
(3 credit)

Common
(0)

CC010 Special Lecture on Leadership CC010 is not included to a Grade Point Average, but appears to be pass/fail (P/F), which applies to students enrolled in KAIST from 2002 and onward, except for general scholarship students, international students.
CC020 Ethics and Safety I All students presently studying at KAIST must take CC020 which is not included to GPA, but required for graduation.

Choose
one subject

CC500 Scientific Writing
CC510 Introduction to Computer Application
CC511 Probability and Statistics
CC512 Introduction to Materials and Engineering
CC513 Engineering Economy and Cost Analysis
CC530 Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies
CC531 Patent Analysis and Invention Disclosure
EE528 Random Processes can replace CC511

 

Major Required
Courses
(9 credit)

Choose three subjects

EE505 Electronics Lab.
EE511 Computer Architecture
EE521 Random Processes
(=Probability and Random Processes)
EE541 Electromagnetic Theory
EE561 Introduction to VLSI Devices
EE571 Advanced Electronic Circuits
EE573 Introduction to VLSI Systems
EE581 Linear Systems
 

■Computer Architecture(→EE511)

 

■Physical Electronics (Change in Course Number)

 

Elective

M.S.
(12)

At least 4 courses (12 credit hours) must be at the 400 level or above.
(including the 400 level mutual B.S. and M.S. courses)

Ph.D.
(18)

 Electives must be at the 500 level or above
– At least 2 EE courses (6 credit hours) at the 600 level or above must be taken.
– All master’s degree coursework except research credits including M.S. thesis and seminar may count towards doctoral degree coursework.

Research

M.S.
(12)

Thesis

EE960 M.S. Thesis (more than 8 credits)

Seminar
(compulsory)

EE967 M.S. Thesis Seminar

Ph.D.
(30)

Thesis

EE980 Ph.D. Thesis (more than 29 credits)
  • ■ Students enrolled in the EE PhD Program from 1997 and onward may take the undergraduate-level courses which have been available since 1998 Spring Semester with approval by their faculty advisors and the department head, if they want. But, the undergraduate-level courses mentioned above must belong to other departments different from EE and their credit hours should be within 6.