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Summary of Requirements for Materials Engineering Graduate Degrees

Requirement

Master of Materials Engineering (M.Mtl.E.)

Master of Science (M.S.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Credit Hours

Total

33 Hours

30 Hours

60 Hours

Coursework

30 hours 6000/7000-level courses, of which at least 24 hours of MATL courses

24-26 hours 6000/7000-level courses, of which at least 24 hours of MATL courses

30 hours 6000/7000-level graded courses, of which at least 24 hours of MATL courses, 0-20 hours of other coursework

Other Credit

3 hours for MATL 7980

4-6 hours for MATL 7990

10-30 hours for MATL 8990

Transfer Credit

6 hours maximum

6 hours maximum

No limit, but 18 hours of graded courses must be taken at Auburn

Exams

Coursework

Oral Exam

Independent Work

Final Project Presentation

Thesis Defense

Proposal--"General Oral Examination" Dissertation Defense

Plan of Study:

Submitted in second semester – approved by advisory committee
Can be modified as needed (e.g. course availability, change in committee members)

Advisory committee:

M.S.:

At least 3 members (including major professor)

Ph.D:

4-5 members including major professor and 1 or more from outside MATL (alternative departments)

Oral Exam:  

Offered twice per year – Fall (August or September) and Spring (February or March)

Based on 5 core subjects (MATL - 6100, 6200/6201, 6300, 6400, 7050)

Taken at first opportunity after completion of core courses (at Auburn or other institution)

Proposal:

Written description of PROPOSED research
Presentation / defense of proposal to advisory committee

Presentation scheduled through the Graduate School (“General Oral Examination”)

Taken within 2 years of entering program

Final Presentations:

Provide written document to committee prior (at least 1 week) to presentation

M.Mtl.E.:

Project report submitted only to committee

M.S.:

Thesis submitted in proper format to the Graduate School

Ph.D:

1. Draft dissertation submitted to committee
2. Approved (by committee) draft submitted to outside reader
3. Defense scheduled through the Graduate School (include outside reader)
4. Final dissertation submitted in proper format to the Graduate School

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2017