Graduate Degree - Materials Science and Engineering - Master of Science

Program:
Materials Science and Engineering - Master of Science
Program Code:
8001 Materials Sci and Engineering
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Master of Science
Start Term:
FS02
Department:
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Requirements as represented in Degree Navigator are not available for this program.

College of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Graduate Study
Materials Science and Engineering - Master of Science

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Engineering, students must meet the requirements specified below.

Admission

The department welcomes applications from students who possess a bachelor's degree in a related engineering or science discipline.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering

The student must complete a total of 30 credits for the degree under either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis) and meet the requirements specified below. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits at the 800-level or above.

Requirements for Both Plan A and Plan B:

The student must complete:

1.   Core Courses. All of the following courses (12 credits):    
    MSE 851 Thermodynamics of Solids 3  
    MSE 855 Advanced Rate Theory and Diffusion 3  
    MSE 860 Advanced Theory of Solids 3  
    MSE 870 Electron Microscopy in Materials Science 3  
      Or              
    MSE 881 Advanced Spectroscopy and Diffraction Analysis of Materials 3  
                     
Additional Requirements for Plan A          
1.   Complete the following course:        
    CHE 802 Research Methods     3  
2.   Complete 6 credits of MSE 899 Master’s Thesis Research.    
3.   One course at the 400-level or above in mathematics or statistics as approved by the student’s academic advisor.
4.   Additional elective credits as approved by the student’s academic advisor.    
                     
Additional Requirements for Plan B          
1.   One course at the 400-level or above in mathematics or statistics as approved by the student’s academic advisor.
2.   Additional elective credits as approved by the student’s academic advisor.    
3.   Pass a final examination, oral or written, given by the student’s academic advisor.