MS Thrust II: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

Core Program Requirement: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Title Credits
5000 Engineering Analysis I 4 Cr.

Courses Offered in the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Thrust area:

Course Number Course Title Credits Prereq 
5040 Finite Element Methods I. 4 Cr.  
5453 Automotive Manufacturing System and Processes 4 Cr.  
5580 Computer-Aided Mechanical Design 4 Cr.  
5620 Fracture Mechanics in Engineering Design 4 Cr.  
5700 Fundamentals of Mechanics 4 Cr  
5720 Mechanics of Composite Materials 4 Cr  
5730 Tribology and Lubrication Technology 4 Cr  
5995 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 4 Cr  
7020 Finite Element Methods II 4 Cr ME 5040
7451 Advanced Manufacturing II: Material Forming 4 Cr.  
7610 Theory of Elasticity 4 Cr.  
7680 Manufacturing Processing Mechanics 4 Cr. ME 5040
7720 Advanced Mechanics of Composite Materials 4 Cr. ME 5720
7820 Engineering Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Methods and Industrial Applications 4 Cr.  
8020 Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection in Transportation Systems I 4 Cr. ME 5040
8030 Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection in Transportation Systems II 4 Cr. ME 8020

Directed Study Courses: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Name Credits Prereq
5900 National Design Competition Projects 1-4 Cr. Written consent of director of Graduate student's coordinator

MSME Thesis: 8 Cr

Course Number Course Name Credits Prereq
8999 Master's Thesis Research and Direction 8 Cr. Consent of advisor

 MS Thesis Timeline

Internship in Industry: 3 Cr. Max

Course Number Course Name Credits
6991 Internship in Industry 1 cr. per semester, for a max of 3 semesters per OISS/CPT rule.Does not count towards the 32 credit requirement.Students are eligible to enroll in ME 6991 after successfully completing 16 credits in their Graduate program.