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Old 05-23-2015, 06:09 PM
 
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By the way, the ABET-accredited piece seems to be a US thing. Canadians have something a bit different, and there is collaboration. What is the equivalent of ABET in Canada?
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Just outside of McDonough, Georgia
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Is the ECE degree from Georgia Tech a 4 year university degree, or a 2 year college program? In looking at the program, it looks like it's 132 hours, which is less than four 39 hour courses (39 hours being the standard number of hours for a course), which in Canada is viewed as a Certificate. A degree is a four year program of study. Am I looking at the wrong program at Georgia Tech?
Georgia Tech student here.

Maybe. I'm in CS, not ECE, but my 126 credit hour graduation requirement will definitely take four years (even though I came in with 22 hours of transfer credit). I don't think GT has any two-year programs, most of those are within the purview of community colleges and joint programs with other universities. The whole "certificate" vs. "degree" distinction is interesting, though.

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