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Students must take three courses from the list below and two pre-approved electives.

Required Courses (3) 

Approval of substitutions for required courses are at the direction of the technical advisor.

510.606 Chemical and Biological Properties of Materials (PR: UG Chemistry & biology or permission)
510.607 Biomaterials II (PR: 510.606 Biomaterials I or equivalent)
510.621 Structure and Thermodynamics of Biomolecules 


UG calculus, chemistry, biology, physics, and introductory biomaterials course equivalent to 510.316 

Substitutions for courses can be made at the advisor’s discretion.

List of Pre-approved Electives

510.400 Introduction to Ceramics
510.403 Materials Characterization
510.405 Materials Science of Energy Technologies
510.422 Micro- and Nano-structured Materials and Devices
510.426 Biomolecular Materials – Soluble Proteins and Amphiphiles
510.428 Materials Science Laboratory I
510.429 Materials Science Laboratory II
510.430 Biomaterials Lab
510.431 Biocompatibility of Materials
510.456 Introduction to Surface Science
500.619 Fundamental Physics and Chemistry of Nanomaterials
510.604 Mechanical Properties of Materials
510.605 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
510.606 Polymer Chemistry & Biology (PR: UG chemistry and biology or permission)
510.607 Biomaterials II: Host Response and Biomaterials Applications (PR: 510.606, Biomaterials I or equivalent)
510.611 Solid State Physics
510.612 Solid State Physics
510.622 Micro- and Nano-Structured Materials and Devices
510.624 X-Ray Scattering, Diffraction and Imaging
510.657 Materials Science of Thin Films
510.665 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Principle & Practice 

Courses not on this list can be used at the advisor’s discretion.