Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

  • Graduate Program Coordinator: Hui (Claire) Xiong
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  • (208) 426-5600
  • msegrad@boisestate.edu

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Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
Course Number and TitleCredits
Required Core Courses
MSE 605 Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry4
MSE 608 Solid State Thermodynamics4
MSE 618 Phase Transformations and Kinetics4
Required Core Emphasis Course
Choose at least three credits from the following, or alternative Core Emphasis Course(s) approved by the graduate program coordinator:
MSE 510 Electrical, Optical, and Dielectric Materials
MSE 512 Mechanical Behavior of Materials
*PHYS 515 Solid State Physics
3
Required Characterization Course
Choose at least three credits from the following, or alternative Characterization Course(s) approved by the graduate program coordinator:
CHEM 522 Spectroscopy
CHEM 540 Spectroscopic Identification
CHEM 560 Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy
MSE 521 Introduction to Electron Microscopy
MSE 525 Surface Analysis
*PHYS 523 Physical Methods of Materials Characterization
3
Required Processing Course
Choose at least three credits from the following, or alternative Processing Course(s) approved by the graduate program coordinator:
MSE 540 Advanced Processing
MSE 542 Ceramic Processing
MSE 545 Nanoscale Processing
3
Culminating Activity
CHEM 593 Thesis or
MSE 593 Thesis or
PHYS 593 Thesis
9
Total30
*Recommended Course

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