University of Southern California

Viterbi School of Engineering

Materials Science — Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Master of Science in Materials Science

In addition to the general requirements for the Master of Science degree, add the following required courses: CHE 501, EE 471, MASC 501, MASC 503, MASC 504, MASC 505 and MASC 551. The six remaining units for the degree may be electives chosen with departmental approval.

Engineer in Materials Science

Requirements for the Engineer in materials science degree are the same as set forth in the general requirements for graduate degrees.

Master of Science in Materials Engineering

Students with an interest in the characterization, selection and processing of engineering materials, and in materials problems related to engineering design may work toward a Master of Science in materials engineering. This degree is awarded in conformity with the general requirements of the Viterbi School of Engineering. Students may elect to work for this degree in either the Materials Science or Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering departments. The specific courses that constitute an acceptable program must be approved in advance by the administering department.

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science

The Doctor of Philosophy with a major in materials science is awarded in strict conformity with the general requirements of the USC Graduate School. It includes the course requirements for the Master of Science degree, which are required courses CHE 501, EE 471, MASC 501, MASC 503, MASC 504, MASC 505 and MASC 551. See general requirements for graduate degrees.