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M.Engr. Degree Requirements

Associate Director of Graduate Programs: Dr. Scott Phillips
Environmental Research Building Room 2151, Mail Stop 2090

Academic Programs Manager: Jessica Economy
Engineering Building, Room 338, Mail Stop 2090

Phone: (208) 426-5600
E-mail: msegrad@boisestate.edu

Master of Engineering Degree Requirements

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Course Number and TitleCredits
Required Core Courses:

MSE 605 Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry
MSE 608 Solid State Thermodynamics
MSE 618 Phase Transformations and Kinetics

4
4
4
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 (3 credits)
MSE 512 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3 credits)
*PHYS 515 Solid State Physics (3 credits)
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 (3 credits)
CHEM 540 Spectroscopic Identification (3 credits)
CHEM 560 Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy (3 credits)
MSE 521 Introduction to Electron Microscopy (3 credits)
MSE 525 Surface Analysis (3 credits)
*PHYS 523 Physical Methods of Materials Characterization (3 credits)
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 (3 credits)
MSE 542 Ceramic Processing (3 credits)
MSE 545 Nanoscale Processing (3 credits)
3
Other Graduate Courses6
Culminating Activity

MSE 591 Project
3
Total30
*Recommended Course