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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Systems Major, MS


Both thesis and non-thesis programs are available. Both programs require a minimum of 30 hours credit. Both options are fully supported off-campus utilizing electronic media for recording and interactive distance teaching methods.

Requirements

Thesis Option
The thesis program involves satisfactory completion of the following requirements.

  • 12 hours of 500-level courses in the major field of aviation systems. 
  • 6 hours in industrial engineering (engineering management). 
  • 6 hours of electives from the major field, mathematics or engineering. 
  • 6 hours of AVSY 500  demonstrating the ability to conduct and report on an independent investigation. 
  • Defense of thesis and completion of final exam.

Non-Thesis Option
The non-thesis option involves satisfactory completion of the following requirements.

  • 12 hours of 500-level courses in the major field of aviation systems. 
  • 6 hours in industrial engineering (engineering management). 
  • 9 hours of electives in the major field, mathematics, or engineering. 
  • 3 hours of an assigned project under AVSY 550 
  • A comprehensive final written examination on all coursework submitted for the degree and defense of the project course paper.