Materials Science and Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Students wishing to pursue a Ph.D. must complete 45 credits of core and specialized coursework and a dissertation based on original research. After the completion of the second semester of coursework, the student will take the Ph.D. qualifying examination.
Advance to Candidacy: Students must complete the four core courses listed below with a minimum of 2 grades of A- or higher and 2 grades of B- or higher. In addition, students must successfully complete a qualifying exam.
Post-Candidacy: Students must complete at least 18 credits of ENMA899 Doctoral Dissertation Research as well as defend and submit an original dissertation.
|ENMA650||Nanometer Structure of Materials||3|
|ENMA660||Thermodynamics in Materials Science||3|
|ENMA661||Kinetics of Reactions in Materials||3|
|ENMA671||Defects in Materials||3|
|or ENMA620||Polymer Physics|
|ENMA688||Seminar in Materials Science and Engineering||3|
|Remainder of coursework||12|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|ENMA899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||18|