Coursework and Courses
A petition to waive any of the requirements in this section requires approval of the graduate faculty through your Advisory Committee and the ME Graduate Program Director. Equivalency of courses offered as substitutes will be determined by the last faculty member to teach the required course.
Transfer to the thesis option may be done at any time. However, all of the requirements of that degree program must be met. This includes the appointment of a new advisory committee and possibly a new major professor, the formulation of a new plan of study, and the identification of a research area from which a thesis can be produced. Courses taken in the non-thesis program may be applied to the thesis program only at the discretion of the new advisory committee.
Declare a primary specialization in one of the following areas: Thermal Sciences, Mechanical Systems, or Materials Science and Engineering.
Take a minimum of 3 core courses within your primary area of specialization. The list of approved core courses are the following:
Materials Science and Engineering
* Required for all Materials Majors
Take 1 course from the following list:
Other course requirements include:
- Take a minimum of three core courses within your primary area of specialization
- Take one core course from one of the other two ME specialization areas outside your primary area
- Take a minimum of five ME courses
- Take a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours of course work at the 7000 level (4 courses)
- Register for ME 7901 (ME Graduate Seminar); required to register and attend every semester (excluding summers).