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UNIVERSITY HISTORY

Undergraduate and Professional Degrees Conferred by the University of Pennsylvania (1757-2003):
School of Engineering and Applied Science Research Degrees

 

Modern research degrees offered by the School of Engineering and Applied Science and awarded by the Graduate Council of the Faculties and its predecessors (1882-2003) in chronological order:

 

Name of Degree

Abbreviation

Years and Graduate Groups
(or analogous administrative structures)
in which the degree was offered or awarded

Doctor of Philosophy

Ph.D.

1921-present

  • Bioengineering [originally Biomedical Electronic Engineering] (1961-present)
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering [originally Chemical Engineering] (1937-present)
  • Civil Engineering (1921-1990)
  • Computer and Information Science (1969-present)
  • Electrical and Systems Engineering [originally separate Graduate Groups of Electrical Engineering and Systems Engineering] (1930-present)
  • Materials Science and Engineering [originally Metallurgy] (1946-present)
  • Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics [originally separate Graduate Groups of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics] (1937-present)

Master of Science

M.S.

1921-1929

  • Chemical Engineering (1937-1953)
  • Civil Engineering (1921-1929)
  • Metallurgy (1946-1953)
  • Transportation (1985-1993)