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Approved Emphases

 Current Emphases being offered:  

 Physics of Materials Emphasis 
 Core courses plus eight credits from Math 312 and elective Physics courses:
 PHYS 333 Quantum Physics
 PHYS 340 Optics 
 PHYS 350 Electric and Electronic Circuits                  
 PHYS 360 Electronics 
 PHYS 445 Thermal Physics  

 Chemistry of Materials Emphasis 
 Core courses plus eight credits from elective Chemistry courses: 
 CHEM 318 Bioinorganic Chemistry               
 CHEM 325 Organic Chemistry I with Laboratory 
 CHEM 326 Organic Chemistry II with Laboratory 
 CHEM 352 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 
 CHEM 460 Polymer Chemistry 
  

 Liberal Arts Emphasis 
 Core courses plus eight credits from any of the electives listed below. 
 MATH 312 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 
 PHYS 333 Quantum Physics 
 PHYS 340 Optics 
 PHYS 350 Electric and Electronic Circuits 
 PHYS 360 Electronics 
 PHYS 445 Thermal Physics 
 CHEM 318 Bioinorganic Chemistry 
 CHEM 325 Organic Chemistry I with Laboratory 
 CHEM 326 Organic Chemistry II with Laboratory 
 CHEM 352 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 
 CHEM 460 Polymer Chemistry 
 GEOL 312 Mineralogy and Petrology I 
 GEOL 313 Mineralogy and Petrology II 
 MSCI 377 Biomaterials 
 MSCI 420 Advanced Nanoscience 
 MSCI 440 Nanostructured Materials  

 Geomaterials Emphasis
 Core courses plus GEOL 312 and GEOL 313.    

 

Emphases being developed:  

Nanoscience Emphasis
Core courses plus MSCI 420 Advanced Nanoscience and MSCI 440 Nanostructured Materials.  

Applied Materials Emphasis
Core courses plus eight credits from advanced materials processing, metallurgy, design of experiments and polymer engineering.  

Biomaterials Emphasis
Core courses plus CHEM 352 Fundamentals of Biochemistry and MSCI 377 Biomaterials

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