The Catholic University of America

Course List

 
A list of courses offered in MSE program is provided in the Table below and descriptions are provided at the end. 
 
Core and MSE elective courses offered.
CORE Courses
Level
Credits
Comp. Methods for Grad Students
500
3
Experimental Tech Grad Students
500
3
Math Analysis for Grad Students
500
3
Intro Materials Engineering
500
3
Mechanical Properties of Materials
500
3
Electrical Properties of Materials
500
3
Kinetics of Materials: Physical Properties
500
3
General MSE Electives:
Polymer Engineering / Soft Materials
500
3
Artificial Organ Engineering
500
3
MSE Grad Seminar
500
1
Master’s Thesis
600
3-6
Special Topics
600
3
Nanotechnology Electives:
Processing of Nano-Materials (w/lab work)
600
4
Lithography of Nanostructures (w/lab work)
600
4
Nano-Mechanics of Materials
600
3
Biomaterials Electives:
Introduction to Biomaterials
500
3
Biomechanics of Hard Tissue
500
3
Cell & Tissue Engineering
500
3
Biomedical Sensors
500
3
Magnetic & Optical Materials Electives:
Optical Systems and Devices
500
3
Physics of Electro-Optics, Photonics and Magneto-optics
600
3
Chemistry, Glass, Ceramics & Metallurgy Electives:
Glass Science
500
3
Industrial Processing of Materials
500
3
Introduction to Organic Chemistry
500
3
Introduction to Solid State Chemistry
600
3
Electronic processes in Non-Crystalline Materials
700
3
Processing & Instrumentation
Electrochemical Processing of Materials
600
3
Micro- and Nano-Device Processing
600
3
Imaging Technologies
500
3
5xx: 1st yr Graduate Courses; 6xx: Adv. Grad Course; 7xx: Doctoral level course
 
 
 
Special Topics Courses
 
Computational Materials Science, Surface Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Composite Materials, etc.