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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Materials Science and Engineering, MS


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Master of Science - Thesis Option


To receive the degree of Master of Science (M.S.) in Materials Science and Engineering, the student is required to complete at least 30 semester hours of graduate studies as the follows:

  • At least 6 hours should be from the core:  at least 3 hours in each of two core categories: Thermodynamics and Introduction to Materials.
  • At least 9 hours should be in the area of concentration of the student.  These courses will be recommended/assigned by the academic advisor.
  • At least 6 hours of additional coursework listed in Materials Science and Engineering course offering.

MS with Thesis:

  • Six hours of thesis (6399 and 7399) and at least 3 hours of research (6x98) in the department of faculty advisor.
  • Thesis:  The thesis committee shall consist of at least three (3) faculty members.  Student’s advisor will serve as the chairman of the committee.  At least two committee members need to be affiliated with the Materials Science and Engineering program.
  • At least 15 hours should be in coursework offered by the College of Engineering.

An average GPA of 3.0 in all courses applied toward the degree must be attained to qualify for graduation.

Master of Science - Non-Thesis Option


To receive the degree of Master of Science (M.S.) in Materials Science and Engineering, the student is required to complete at least 30 semester hours of graduate studies as the follows:

  • At least 6 hours should be from the core:  at least 3 hours in each of two core categories:  Thermodynamics and Introduction to Materials.
  • At least 9 hours should be in the area of concentration of the student.  These courses will be recommended/assigned by the academic advisor.
  • At least 6 hours of additional coursework listed in Materials Science and Engineering course offering.

 

M.S. without Thesis:

  • At least 9 hours of additional coursework in course listed in Materials Science and Engineering course offering. (Appendix C)
  • At least 18 hours should be in coursework offered by the College of Engineering.

An average GPA of 3.0 in all courses applied toward the degree must be attained to qualify for graduation.

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