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Applied Materials Science M.S.

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Swenson College of Science and Engineering
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  • Program Type: Master's
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2019
  • Length of program in credits: 30
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
  • Degree: Master of Science
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
Materials science and engineering (MSE) is a field that studies the structure, property, processing and performance of materials. The MS program in applied materials science (AMS) aims to train students to handle, lead and excel at research and development projects in the field of materials science and technology. Through unique interdisciplinary and practice oriented teaching, students will be trained for careers in wide variety of fields such as aerospace, biomedical, and energy. Collaboration with regional industry partners combined with the expertise of instructors will ensure a program that will help our graduates to succeed in their respective careers. Completion of the MS AMS program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, which include 12 hours of required courses, 10 thesis credit hours, and at least 8 hours of elective courses.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
BA or BS degree in engineering, chemistry, physics, or similar fields; other undergraduate degrees may be accepted with additional coursework required prior to beginning the program.
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
Applicants whose native language is not English must submit score(s) from one of the following tests: TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB.
Applicants must submit their test score(s) from the following:
  • GRE
    • General Test - Verbal Reasoning: 550
    • General Test - Quantitative Reasoning: 600
International applicants must submit score(s) from one of the following tests:
  • TOEFL
    • Internet Based - Total Score: 79
    • Internet Based - Writing Score: 21
    • Internet Based - Reading Score: 19
    • Paper Based - Total Score: 550
  • IELTS
    • Total Score: 6.5
    • Reading Score: 6.5
    • Writing Score: 6.5
  • MELAB
    • Final score: 80
Key to test abbreviations (GRE, TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB).
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Plan A: Plan A requires 22 major credits, 0 credits outside the major, and 10 thesis credits. The final exam is oral.
Plan B: Plan B requires 30 major credits and 0 credits outside the major. The final exam is oral. A capstone project is required.
Capstone Project:Master's of applied science project work as determined by faculty advisor and student with approval by the program director of graduate studies.
This program may be completed with a minor.
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
Core Requirements (12 cr)
AMS 5101 - Materials Analysis & Design I (6.0 cr)
AMS 5102 - Materials Analysis & Design II (6.0 cr)
Plan A or Plan B
Plan A
Electives
Only 6 elective credits may be taken at the 4xxx level.
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair (3.0 cr)
· CHE 4141 - Material and Minerals Processing (3.0 cr)
· CHE 4142 - Extractive Metallurgy: An Introduction to metals' extraction (3.0 cr)
· CHE 5131 - Polymer Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHE 5711 - Biomedical Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4373 - Physical Biochemistry: Statistical Bio-Thermodynamics (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4374 - Physical Biochemistry Laboratory (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 5510 - Polymer Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 5650 - Computational Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 5714 - Applications of Spectroscopy (4.0 cr)
· EE 4611 - Introduction to Solid-State Semiconductors (3.0 cr)
· EE 5611 - Microelectronics Technology (3.0 cr)
· GEOL 5321 - Theory, Practice of Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis in Lectures (3.0 cr)
· IE 5325 - Advanced Engineering Economics (3.0 cr)
· ME 5220 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials (3.0 cr)
· ME 5315 - Nondestructive Evaluation of Engineering Materials (3.0 cr)
· ME 5345 - Smart Materials and Structures (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5041 - Optics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5531 - Introduction to Solid State Physics (3.0 cr)
Thesis credits
AMS 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's (1.0-10.0 cr)
or Plan B
Only 6 elective credits may be taken at the 4xxx level.
Take 15 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair (3.0 cr)
· CHE 4141 - Material and Minerals Processing (3.0 cr)
· CHE 4142 - Extractive Metallurgy: An Introduction to metals' extraction (3.0 cr)
· CHE 5131 - Polymer Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHE 5711 - Biomedical Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4373 - Physical Biochemistry: Statistical Bio-Thermodynamics (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4374 - Physical Biochemistry Laboratory (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 5510 - Polymer Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 5650 - Computational Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 5714 - Applications of Spectroscopy (4.0 cr)
· EE 4611 - Introduction to Solid-State Semiconductors (3.0 cr)
· EE 5611 - Microelectronics Technology (3.0 cr)
· GEOL 5321 - Theory, Practice of Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis in Lectures (3.0 cr)
· IE 5325 - Advanced Engineering Economics (3.0 cr)
· ME 5220 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials (3.0 cr)
· ME 5315 - Nondestructive Evaluation of Engineering Materials (3.0 cr)
· ME 5345 - Smart Materials and Structures (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5041 - Optics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5531 - Introduction to Solid State Physics (3.0 cr)
Capstone Project
AMS 5555 - Applied Materials Science Project Credits (3.0-6.0 cr)
 
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AMS 5101 - Materials Analysis & Design I
Credits: 6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of the structure, properties, processing, and performance of traditional materials of metals, ceramics, and polymers. Course will be delivered via an integrated learning approach, where course content taught in the lectures and labs will be applied to 2-3 projects concurrently throughout the semester on product or equipment design. pre-req: CHE 3231 or ME 2105 or Grad student or instructor consent
AMS 5102 - Materials Analysis & Design II
Credits: 6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Overview of design, manufacturing and experimental characterization of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials and degradation of materials. Course will be delivered via an integrated learning approach, where course content taught in the lectures and labs will be applied to 2-3 projects concurrently throughout the semester on product or equipment design. pre-req: AMS 5101 or MATH 1297 and CHEM 11545 and PHYS 2015 or Grad student or instructor consent
CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will cover advanced topics related to the behavior of Portland cement concrete and other special concretes. Topics to be covered include: Portland cement production and chemistry; supplementary cementitious materials, mixture design, concrete durability and repair techniques, and other special concretes. prereq: Graduate status or instructor consent
CHE 4141 - Material and Minerals Processing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Flow sheets and unit operations of processes for the separation of commercially valuable minerals from their ores; particle characterization, comminution, concentration, handling; economics, environment, introduction to pyro and hydrometallurgy. prereq: Chem 1153, 1154, Math 1297, Phys 2013
CHE 4142 - Extractive Metallurgy: An Introduction to metals' extraction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Designed for the senior undergraduate and graduate audience, this course covers the basics of pyro, hydro, and electro-metallurgy. Relevant theories on thermodynamics and chemical kinetics are reviewed as a basis for a first description of industrial metals production. Thermodynamics and kinetics are presented with a focus on applications to industrial processes. Iron, copper, and aluminum production are used as examples of pyro, hydro, and electro-metallurgy. Students taking this course will have a good command of the terms and methods employed in metals extraction. pre-req: CHE 2121 and 3112 or 3311 or instructor consent
CHE 5131 - Polymer Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [(ChE 2121 or ME 3211), (ChE 3231 or ME 2105)] or Chem 4641 or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Polymeric materials have a tremendous variety of applications in synthetic fibers, packaging, automobiles, electronic instruments, energy, sports, etc. This course will focus on theoretical and engineering applications of polymer design, processing, and production. prereq: [(ChE 2121 or ME 3211), (ChE 3231 or ME 2105)] or Chem 4641 or instructor consent
CHE 5711 - Biomedical Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to the field of Biomedical Engineering. Topics covered include cell and tissue engineering, transport phenomena in biological systems, biomaterials, bioelectricity and neural engineering, development of biomedical devices, and government regulations in the biomedical industry. prereq: 3111, 3112 or grad student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for CHE 4711.
CHEM 4373 - Physical Biochemistry: Statistical Bio-Thermodynamics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course is a quantitative treatment of physical principles and theories in physical biochemistry with a focus on applications of statistical bio-thermodynamics to primary literature-based approaches in the field. Developing expertise in the application of theory to real-world problem solving in the field is emphasized. pre-req: (4632 or 4634 or 4641) and (4351 or 3322); no grad credit
CHEM 4374 - Physical Biochemistry Laboratory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This capstone course will provide students with the opportunity to critically address research problems in the field of biochemistry via a team-based "open-ended", investigative approach. They will be challenged to utilize and build upon their fundamental knowledge and experience, garnered from previous coursework, to design and carry out experiments focused on understanding the physical chemical basis of biochemical phenomena. prereq: 4373, no grad credit
CHEM 5510 - Polymer Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02088 - CHEM 4510/5510
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
In this course students will study the synthesis, characterization, and chemical structure-related properties of polymers. Good knowledge of Organic Chemistry is required. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics will be applied. In addition to the lecture and exams, students in this graduate course will prepare an individual research report on a topic selected from recent developments in polymer chemistry. prereq: Chemistry graduate student or instructor consent
CHEM 5650 - Computational Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Molecular Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, semiempirical and ab initio molecular orbital calculations, density functional theory, and selected additional topics in computation chemistry such as biochemical applications, QSAR, and ligand modeling and docking. prereq: 4642 or equivalent or Grad student
CHEM 5714 - Applications of Spectroscopy
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Application of spectroscopic techniques to structure elucidation, including NMR, FTIR, MS, UV-Vis, X-ray, EPR spectroscopy. Includes practical component. prereq: 4436 or equivalent or Grad student
EE 4611 - Introduction to Solid-State Semiconductors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamentals of solid-state semiconductors and devices. Quantum mechanical concepts and atomic states, solid-state structure, band structure, semiconductor statistics, and transport. (3 hrs lect) prereq: Phys 2012 or 2015; credit will not be granted if already received for ECE 3611
EE 5611 - Microelectronics Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Various fabrication processes in silicon-based microelectronic circuits and devices: lithography, oxidation, diffusion, thin film deposition, etching and integration of various technologies; material defects analysis and device characterization skills; design of fabrication process with SUPREME IV simulator; fabrication technologies involved in other devices: optical devices, MEMS and semiconductor nanostructures. prereq: 3235
GEOL 5321 - Theory, Practice of Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis in Lectures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Presents the basic physics of scanning electron microscopy, including electron beam generation, image formation, signal detection, and beam-sample interactions. Basic sample preparation methods for scanning electron microscopy will be presented and demonstrated in laboratory sessions. How characteristic x-rays are produced in a sample and how they are measured and quantified will also be presented. Use of the SEM to collect data and instruction on how to organize collected data in a logical manner. prereq: Minimum 75 credits, Chem 1155 or 1175, Phys 1002 or 2015 and 2018, or Grad student or instructor consent
IE 5325 - Advanced Engineering Economics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Fundamentals of engineering economics: decision trees, time value of money, analysis of alternatives for project investments, taxes, inflation. Applications to engineering services and manufacturing. prereq: 3125, BSIE or MSEM candidate or department consent
ME 5220 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will cover the concepts related to advanced mechanics of materials including stress, strain, material properties, energy methods including Catigliano's Theorem, elasticity problems, advanced topics including plasticity and creep. Throughout the term of the semester students will solve engineering problems relating to these topics and will be also be exposed to the numerical techniques used to solve these problems. pre-req: BSME major with B or better in MATH 3280 and MATH 3298 and ENGR 2016 or CE 2017; or graduate student or instructor consent
ME 5315 - Nondestructive Evaluation of Engineering Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Fundamentals of Ultrasonic and Acoustic Emission NDE are considered including wave propagation, experimental measurement systems, flaw detection and characterization, and material characterization. Labs are used to support the study of ultrasonic and acoustic emission NDE. Other NDE techniques including magnetics, penetrants, eddy currents, thermography, are surveyed. prereq: 3140
ME 5345 - Smart Materials and Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Introduction to smart materials and structures, such as piezoelectric materials, shape memory alloys, magnetostrictive materials, adaptive structures, and active vibration control systems. The course will cover their material properties, modeling methods, and engineering applications in sensors, actuators, energy harvesting, and biomedical devices. prereq: 3140, 3222
PHYS 5041 - Optics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Fundamentals of physical optics. prereq: 2022
PHYS 5531 - Introduction to Solid State Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Solid structure, thermal, and electronic properties of solids and solid surfaces. prereq: 4021, 4031
AMS 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's
Credits: 1.0 -10.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: No Grade
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Master's thesis credits. pre-req: AMS graduate student and instructor consent
CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will cover advanced topics related to the behavior of Portland cement concrete and other special concretes. Topics to be covered include: Portland cement production and chemistry; supplementary cementitious materials, mixture design, concrete durability and repair techniques, and other special concretes. prereq: Graduate status or instructor consent
CHE 4141 - Material and Minerals Processing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Flow sheets and unit operations of processes for the separation of commercially valuable minerals from their ores; particle characterization, comminution, concentration, handling; economics, environment, introduction to pyro and hydrometallurgy. prereq: Chem 1153, 1154, Math 1297, Phys 2013
CHE 4142 - Extractive Metallurgy: An Introduction to metals' extraction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Designed for the senior undergraduate and graduate audience, this course covers the basics of pyro, hydro, and electro-metallurgy. Relevant theories on thermodynamics and chemical kinetics are reviewed as a basis for a first description of industrial metals production. Thermodynamics and kinetics are presented with a focus on applications to industrial processes. Iron, copper, and aluminum production are used as examples of pyro, hydro, and electro-metallurgy. Students taking this course will have a good command of the terms and methods employed in metals extraction. pre-req: CHE 2121 and 3112 or 3311 or instructor consent
CHE 5131 - Polymer Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [(ChE 2121 or ME 3211), (ChE 3231 or ME 2105)] or Chem 4641 or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Polymeric materials have a tremendous variety of applications in synthetic fibers, packaging, automobiles, electronic instruments, energy, sports, etc. This course will focus on theoretical and engineering applications of polymer design, processing, and production. prereq: [(ChE 2121 or ME 3211), (ChE 3231 or ME 2105)] or Chem 4641 or instructor consent
CHE 5711 - Biomedical Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to the field of Biomedical Engineering. Topics covered include cell and tissue engineering, transport phenomena in biological systems, biomaterials, bioelectricity and neural engineering, development of biomedical devices, and government regulations in the biomedical industry. prereq: 3111, 3112 or grad student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for CHE 4711.
CHEM 4373 - Physical Biochemistry: Statistical Bio-Thermodynamics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course is a quantitative treatment of physical principles and theories in physical biochemistry with a focus on applications of statistical bio-thermodynamics to primary literature-based approaches in the field. Developing expertise in the application of theory to real-world problem solving in the field is emphasized. pre-req: (4632 or 4634 or 4641) and (4351 or 3322); no grad credit
CHEM 4374 - Physical Biochemistry Laboratory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This capstone course will provide students with the opportunity to critically address research problems in the field of biochemistry via a team-based "open-ended", investigative approach. They will be challenged to utilize and build upon their fundamental knowledge and experience, garnered from previous coursework, to design and carry out experiments focused on understanding the physical chemical basis of biochemical phenomena. prereq: 4373, no grad credit
CHEM 5510 - Polymer Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02088 - CHEM 4510/5510
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
In this course students will study the synthesis, characterization, and chemical structure-related properties of polymers. Good knowledge of Organic Chemistry is required. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics will be applied. In addition to the lecture and exams, students in this graduate course will prepare an individual research report on a topic selected from recent developments in polymer chemistry. prereq: Chemistry graduate student or instructor consent
CHEM 5650 - Computational Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Molecular Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, semiempirical and ab initio molecular orbital calculations, density functional theory, and selected additional topics in computation chemistry such as biochemical applications, QSAR, and ligand modeling and docking. prereq: 4642 or equivalent or Grad student
CHEM 5714 - Applications of Spectroscopy
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Application of spectroscopic techniques to structure elucidation, including NMR, FTIR, MS, UV-Vis, X-ray, EPR spectroscopy. Includes practical component. prereq: 4436 or equivalent or Grad student
EE 4611 - Introduction to Solid-State Semiconductors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamentals of solid-state semiconductors and devices. Quantum mechanical concepts and atomic states, solid-state structure, band structure, semiconductor statistics, and transport. (3 hrs lect) prereq: Phys 2012 or 2015; credit will not be granted if already received for ECE 3611
EE 5611 - Microelectronics Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Various fabrication processes in silicon-based microelectronic circuits and devices: lithography, oxidation, diffusion, thin film deposition, etching and integration of various technologies; material defects analysis and device characterization skills; design of fabrication process with SUPREME IV simulator; fabrication technologies involved in other devices: optical devices, MEMS and semiconductor nanostructures. prereq: 3235
GEOL 5321 - Theory, Practice of Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis in Lectures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Presents the basic physics of scanning electron microscopy, including electron beam generation, image formation, signal detection, and beam-sample interactions. Basic sample preparation methods for scanning electron microscopy will be presented and demonstrated in laboratory sessions. How characteristic x-rays are produced in a sample and how they are measured and quantified will also be presented. Use of the SEM to collect data and instruction on how to organize collected data in a logical manner. prereq: Minimum 75 credits, Chem 1155 or 1175, Phys 1002 or 2015 and 2018, or Grad student or instructor consent
IE 5325 - Advanced Engineering Economics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Fundamentals of engineering economics: decision trees, time value of money, analysis of alternatives for project investments, taxes, inflation. Applications to engineering services and manufacturing. prereq: 3125, BSIE or MSEM candidate or department consent
ME 5220 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will cover the concepts related to advanced mechanics of materials including stress, strain, material properties, energy methods including Catigliano's Theorem, elasticity problems, advanced topics including plasticity and creep. Throughout the term of the semester students will solve engineering problems relating to these topics and will be also be exposed to the numerical techniques used to solve these problems. pre-req: BSME major with B or better in MATH 3280 and MATH 3298 and ENGR 2016 or CE 2017; or graduate student or instructor consent
ME 5315 - Nondestructive Evaluation of Engineering Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Fundamentals of Ultrasonic and Acoustic Emission NDE are considered including wave propagation, experimental measurement systems, flaw detection and characterization, and material characterization. Labs are used to support the study of ultrasonic and acoustic emission NDE. Other NDE techniques including magnetics, penetrants, eddy currents, thermography, are surveyed. prereq: 3140
ME 5345 - Smart Materials and Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Introduction to smart materials and structures, such as piezoelectric materials, shape memory alloys, magnetostrictive materials, adaptive structures, and active vibration control systems. The course will cover their material properties, modeling methods, and engineering applications in sensors, actuators, energy harvesting, and biomedical devices. prereq: 3140, 3222
PHYS 5041 - Optics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Fundamentals of physical optics. prereq: 2022
PHYS 5531 - Introduction to Solid State Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Solid structure, thermal, and electronic properties of solids and solid surfaces. prereq: 4021, 4031
AMS 5555 - Applied Materials Science Project Credits
Credits: 3.0 -6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Master of Applied Science project work as determined by faculty adviser and student with approval by the program director of graduate studies. pre-req: MS AMS candidate, instructor consent