Materials Science and Engineering, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
MSE 5013Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 5023Diffusion and Kinetics3
MSE 5033Composite Materials3
MSE 5043Advanced Materials Characterization3
MSE 5083Advanced Ceramics Processing3
MSE 5010Materials Science and Engineering Seminar for Masters Students0
Hours Subtotal15
Electives
Select 9 hours of the following:9
Materials Science and Engineering
Smart Materials
Biomedical Materials
Tissue Engineering
Fundamentals of Materials Science
Electrical and Optical Properties of Ceramics
Diffraction in Materials
Diffraction in Materials
Advanced Composites Manufacturing: Materials, Methods and Applications
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage
Crystal Physics and Materials Properties
Applied Innovation I
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
Additive Manufacturing: Materials, Methods and Applications
Corrosion Engineering
Corrosion Engineering
Phase Transformations in Materials
Phase Transformations in Materials
Chemical Engineering
CHE 5413
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Microelectronic Fabrication
Advanced Microelectronic Fabrication
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Behavior of Materials
Mechanics of Advanced Composites for Structural Design
Modern Materials
Hours Subtotal9
Thesis Research
6 hours of MSE 50006
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 35 Hours

Required Courses
MSE 5013Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 5023Diffusion and Kinetics3
MSE 5033Composite Materials3
MSE 5043Advanced Materials Characterization3
MSE 5083Advanced Ceramics Processing3
MSE 5010Materials Science and Engineering Seminar for Masters Students0
Hours Subtotal15
Electives
Select 18 hours of the following:18
Materials Science and Engineering
Smart Materials
Biomedical Materials
Tissue Engineering
Fundamentals of Materials Science
Electrical and Optical Properties of Ceramics
Diffraction in Materials
Diffraction in Materials
Advanced Composites Manufacturing: Materials, Methods and Applications
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage
Crystal Physics and Materials Properties
Applied Innovation I
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
Additive Manufacturing: Materials, Methods and Applications
Corrosion Engineering
Corrosion Engineering
Phase Transformations in Materials
Phase Transformations in Materials
Chemical Engineering
CHE 5413
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Microelectronic Fabrication
Advanced Microelectronic Fabrication
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Behavior of Materials
Mechanics of Advanced Composites for Structural Design
Modern Materials
Hours Subtotal18
Independent Study
2 hours required2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours35

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level