Approved Courses

A. Required Courses

  • MS 860 Thermodynamics & Kinetics of Materials I, 3 cr.
  • MS 961 Thermodynamics & Kinetics of Materials II, 3 cr.
  • MS 900 Materials Science Seminar, 2 cr. (two semesters of MS 900, 1 cr. each, are required)

 

B. Elective Courses

B1. Characterization Courses 

  • MS 861 Diffraction and Imaging Methods in Materials Science, 4 cr.
  • MS 910 Macromolecular Characterization, 3cr.
  • MS 965 Advanced Surface & Thin Film Characterization, 4 cr.
  • CHEM 908 Applied Multi-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, 3 cr.
  • CHEM 808 Spectroscopic Investigations of Organic Molecules, 3 or 4 cr.
  • CHEM 917/918 Advanced NMR Spectroscopy, 3 cr.

B2. Synthesis & Processing Courses

  • MS 863 Thin Film Science & Technology, 4 cr.
  • MS 905 Macromolecular Synthesis, 3cr.
  • CHE 801 Introduction to Polymer Engineering, 4 cr.
  • CHEM 855 Advanced Organic Chemistry, 3 cr.
  • CHEM 903 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I, 3 cr.
  • CHEM 911 Synthetic Organic Chemistry I, 3 cr.

B3. Structure/ Property Relationships Courses

  • MS 830 Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 4 cr.
  • MS 831 Fracture and Fatigue of Engineering Materials, 4 cr.
  • MS 844 Corrosion, 4 cr.
  • MS 862 Electronic Materials Science, 4 cr.
  • MS 915 Properties and Processing of Polymer Fluids and Solids, 3 cr.
  • BCHM 850 Physical Biochemistry, 3 cr.
  • BCHM 851 Principles of Biochemistry I, 4 cr.
  • CHEM 901 Theoretical Organic Chemistry I, 3 cr.
  • CHEM 902 Theoretical Organic Chemistry II, 3 cr.
  • CHEM 905 Advanced Physical Chemistry, 3 cr.
  • *CHEM 995 Nano-Manufacturing I, 1 cr.
  • *CHEM 996 Nano-Manufacturing Seminar, 1 cr.
  • ME 835 Mechanics of Composite Materials, 4 cr.
  • ME 935 Micromechanics of Composite & Porous Materials, 4 cr.
  • PHYS 818 Introduction to Solid State Physics, 4 cr.
  • PHYS 965 Advanced Solid State Physics, 3cr.

* These one-credit hour courses do not count toward the requirement that at least one course from each of the three areas must be taken.

Note: Special Topic courses can also be designed to meet curriculae requests of students if not covered by those courses listed above.  These will be developed and considered as necessary.