Polymer Science, MS
The Master of Science degree is awarded for the completion of a prescribed program of course studies, cumulative exams, a formal presentation, and a research project that leads to the preparation of a thesis describing the research in a scholarly manner.
Master of Science in Polymer Science
|9871:607||Seminar in Polymer Science I||1|
|9871:613||Polymer Science Laboratory||3|
|9871:631||Polymer Physics I||4|
|9871:685||Introduction to Biomacromolecules||2|
|Select eight credit hours of elective courses appropriate to student’s area of interest||8|
|Select six credits||6|
Pass one cumulative exam.
Written Pre-thesis Literature Review
A written review of the literature will be submitted (in the fall of the second year for full-time students) to the adviser and thesis reader in advance of the completion of the thesis. This literature review receives a grade from each faculty member.
A public discussion referred to as a departmental "formal seminar" is required which reviews the literature pertinent to the research problem.
Attendance at and participation in seminar-type discussions scheduled by the department.
Foreign Language Requirement
Satisfy the foreign language requirement for the master’s degree by meeting the requirements of Plan C. This is satisfied with computer proficiency, which is met by completing 9871:613 Polymer Science Laboratory as part of the core curriculum.