Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.

Master's

Programs of study are determined on an individual basis between the student and the advisor of the home department. All courses must be approved by the advisor.

Total Required Units: 12

Other MS Degree Requirements

  • Examinations: final oral comprehensive examination on master's thesis or on report of research project
  • Research/Projects: with approval of advisor, report on research project may serve in lieu of master's thesis
  • Other: none

PhD

Programs of study are determined on an individual basis between the student and the advisor of the home department. All courses must be approved by the advisor.

Total Required Units: 15 (Units required are beyond the BS degree, excluding projects and master's thesis.)

Other PhD Degree Requirements

  • Examinations: oral qualifying examination prior to admission to candidacy
  • Research/Projects: none specified
  • PhD Dissertation: dissertation in area of solid or fluid mechanics
  • Final Evaluations: oral defense of dissertation