MS in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

THESIS OPTION

COURSEWORK REQUIREMENT

24 credit hours of formal, graded, graduate-level coursework*

  • 16 hours of 400 or 500 level courses in TAM, 8 of which must be 500 level courses
  • 4 hours of additional 500 level courses in ME, TAM, or other Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • 4 hours of additional 400 or 500 level courses in ME, TAM, or other Engineering, Math, or Physics 

THESIS REQUIREMENT

8 hours of TAM 599 Thesis Research**

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

MSE 492 Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety (must be completed in year 1)

Seminar Requirement

 

NON-THESIS OPTION

COURSEWORK REQUIREMENT

36 hours of formal, graded, graduate-level coursework*

  • 16 hours of 400 or 500 level courses in TAM, 8 of which must be 500 level courses
  • 4 hours of additional 500 level courses in ME, TAM, or other Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • 16 hours of additional 400 or 500 level courses in ME, TAM, or other Engineering, Math, or Physics 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

MSE 492 Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety (must be completed in year 1)

Seminar Requirement

 

*MSTAM students who plan to continue for the PhD should take core-and-breadth courses during their MS program. 

**A maximum of 4 hours of TAM 599 Thesis Research can be counted toward TAM credit hour requirements. Transfer students: No more than 8 hours of transfer credit from an outside institution can be applied toward the MS. If you are considering transferring credit from an outside institution, please see the Graduate Student Handbook for instructions. Please note that you cannot transfer credit hours that have been counted toward a degree you have already completed.