Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2017–2018 and 2018–2019; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Materials Science and Engineering: MSE

MSE 389. Topics in Materials Science and Engineering.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor; additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.

MSE 397. Graduate Seminar.

Presentation of research topics by invited speakers, faculty, and students. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MSE 197R, 297R, 397R. Research.

Individual research. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MSE 698. Thesis.

The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in materials science and engineering and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Materials Science and Engineering 698A.

MSE 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in materials science and engineering and consent of the graduate adviser.

MSE 399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.

Research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in materials science and engineering. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

MSE 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

Research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in materials science and engineering. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Materials Science and Engineering 399R, 699R, or 999R.