Requirement/Credit Transfer Page under VLSI
MSVE Degree Requirement
36 credit hours of course work with cumulative GPA 3.0 or above are required to award a MSVE degree by San Jos Polytechnic University. Students are required to complete 18 credit hours of core curriculum courses plus 18 credit hours of concentration electives in a specific related area. Core courses requirements will prepare students with general background in VLSI Engineering practices. Concentration electives will prepare students in particular functional areas. Currently SJPU MSVE degree program offers complete 18 credits of course work in a designated area beyond core course requirements. Students do not have to select a concentration or, once chosen and started, do not necessarily have to complete the concentration in order to graduate.
Graduate Transfer Credit
SJPU accepts transfer credits up to a maximum of 9 qualified graduate level credits from other accredited universities located in US under the following conditions:
(a) The course was functionally equivalent to course offered by SJPU’s MSVE degree program.
(b) The course work appears on an Official Transcript as per admissions requirements.
(c) The course was a graduate level course and had been awarded graduate credit.
(d) The grade of the course was equivalent B or better.
(e) The course and credit was part of MSVE degree program and had not been used to obtain MSVE or other master degree prior to application to SJPU MSVE program.
(f) Graduate transfer credit is not automatic and is granted on a course by course basis only.