Sponsored by the Department of Materials Science & Engineering 

Students must take five courses from the list below. At least ONE course must be at the .600 level. 


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

Required Courses (3)

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

510.422 Micro and Nano Structured Materials and Devices
510.607 Biomaterials II: Host Response and Biomaterials Applications (PR: 510.316 Biomaterials I)
670.619 Biopolymers Synthesis 

Electives (2)

Electives should be related to Materials Science and Engineering and must be approved by the DMSE graduate committee. 

Elective courses on the list below can be approved at the advisor’s discretion. Substitutions for elective courses can be made at the advisor’s discretion. 

510.400 Introduction to Ceramics
510.403 Materials Characterization
510.405 Materials Physics
510.422 Micro-and Nano-structured Materials and Devices
510.426 Biomolecular Materials I – 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
510.607 Biomaterials II: Host Response and Biomaterials Applications
510.608 Electrochemistry
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
610.657 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Principle & Practice 

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