Sep 30, 2023  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Materials Science (MS)

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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 Science. 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.

Graduation requires 28 units total with 3.0 GPA overall.

For Admission Requirements, refer to USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

Engineering Elective Courses (0-8 units)

Students may complete up to 8 units from the following list of electives. Up to 8 units total for the degree may be from 400-level courses on approval by department.

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