Master’s Major Option Course Plans

Biomaterials Engineering

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in biomaterials.
  • The Macro courses should at least include Macro 412 or 512, and 538.
  • The biomaterials courses should include courses in biomaterials, biochemistry, and biophysics.

Biomedical Engineering

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in Biomedical Engineering.
  • The Macro courses should include at least Macro 412 or 512, and 538.
  • The Biomedical Engineering courses should include at least one course in biomaterials, biochemistry, or biophysics in addition to courses in Biomedical Engineering.

Chemical Engineering

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in Chemical Engineering.
  • Macro courses should include Macro 538.
  • The Chemical Engineering courses should include a course on transport phenomena, numerical methods or mathematical modeling, and a course on polymer processing.

Chemistry (Synthetic or Physical)

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in Chemistry.
  • Synthetic Option
    • The Macro courses should include Macro 412 or 512, and 538.
    • Chemistry courses should include Chem 541 and 542.
  • Physical Option
    • The Macro courses should include Macro 412 or 512, and 538.
    • Chemistry courses should include Chem 571, 576, and 580.

Materials Science and Engineering

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Macro courses should include Macro 412 or 512, and 538.

Organic Electronics and Photonics

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in the field or organic electronics.
  • Macro courses should include Macro 412 or 512, and 538.
  • Organic Electronics and Photonics courses should include a course in device physics, device applications, and device fabrication.

Physics

  • A minimum of 30 hours of course work must be elected, including at least 9 hours in Macromolecular Science and Engineering and at least 9 hours in Physics.
  • Macro courses should include Macro 538 and a course in physical properties of polymers.
  • Recommended physics courses include Physics 505, 506, 510, 511, 512, 520, 540 and 541. Consult with your research advisor to decide on the optimal course plan.