Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Materials Science and Engineering (MMSE)


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Requirements For The Degree:


The Masters (MMSE) Thesis degree requires 30 total credits (24 credit hours of course work and 6 credits of thesis work on a research topic approved by your advisor). Of the 24 credits (8 courses) of course work, 9 credits must be the 3 required core courses, another 6 credits are chosen from an approved list of 5 non-core courses, and an additional 9 credits of technical electives must be chosen from the same approved list of 5 non-core courses or other courses approved by the student’s advisor. (Students must take four 800 level courses to earn their degree).

The Masters (MMSE) Non-Thesis degree requires 30 total credit hours of course work. Of the 30 credits of course work, 9 credits must be the 3 required core courses, another 6 credits are chosen from an approved list of 5 non-core courses, and an additional 15 credits of technical electives must be chosen from the same approved list of 5 non-core courses or other courses approved by the student’s advisor. (Students must take four 800 level courses to earn their degree). The non-thesis degree is offered primarily for off-campus or part-time students, but is available to full-time students with permission from the graduate committee.
 

All graduate students must maintain a cumulative grade-point index of 3.0.

Part-time graduate education is available through the Engineering Outreach Program.

 

Note:


*Any beyond the two chosen can count as technical electives.

Technical Electives:


9 Credits required for Thesis Option; 15 Credits required for Non-Thesis Option

These can be any graduate level (600-800 level) courses from any of the Departments in the College of Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics. Please discuss with your advisor.

Thesis Option:


This option requires 30 total credits (24 credit hours of course work and 6 credits of thesis work on a research topic approved by your advisor). Of the 24 credits (8 courses) of course work, 9 credits must be the 3 required core courses, another 6 credits are chosen from an approved list of 5 non-core courses, and an additional 9 credits of technical electives must be chosen from the same approved list of 5 non-core courses or other courses approved by the student’s advisor. (Students must take four 800 level courses to earn their degree).

Non-Thesis Option


This option requires 30 total credit hours of course work. Of the 30 credits of course work, 9 credits must be the 3 required core courses, another 6 credits are chosen from an approved list of 5 non-core courses, and an additional 15 credits of technical electives must be chosen from the same approved list of 5 non-core courses or other courses approved by the student’s advisor. (Students must take four 800 level courses to earn their degree). The non-thesis degree is offered primarily for off-campus or part-time students, but is available to full-time students with permission from the graduate committee.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 30


Last Revised 2019-2020 Academic Year