MS Plan II (Project or Coursework Option)

MS II    
Semester Credit Hours
NSMS 510 - Chemistry & Physics at the Nanoscale Spring 3
NSMS 512 - Characterization Methods for Nanostructures         Fall 3
NSMS 518 - Synthesis of Nanostructures Fall 3
NSMS 519  - MEMS Transducer Devices & Technology Spring 4
NSMS 550 - Social & Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology Fall 1
STEM elective    9
Seminar   3
Problems    6
TOTAL   32
* NOTE: STEM electives can be susbtitiuted for Seminar and Problems    

Program of Studies

Must be submitted by March 1 for Summer term, July 1 for Fall term, and October 1 for Spring term in order to take the MS examination for graduation.

Proposed Graduation List

Notify the NSMS coordinator by the last day of the term prior to the term intended to graduate.

Announcement of Thesis Examination

Must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to thesis defense examination date.

Project-based Master's Exam Requirement

Students must write a 15 page NSF style proposal. This proposal must be submitted to the program office for approval as well as to the students committee. The student will additionally present their project to their committee on studies.

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