PH 531  Introductory Solid State Physics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Crystal structures and bonding, electronic levels and vibrations, dielectric, optical and magnetic properties, quasiparticles, superconductivity.
Prerequisite: PH 451 and PH 361.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

The overall objective of the Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering is to develop students to be science and engineering professionals who use their multidisciplinary problem solving skills to address global challenges in the field of materials science and engineering.  

Ph.D. in Systems Engineering

Effective Fall 2017 Course List Code Title Credits Core Requirements Select 7 courses from the following: 21 CIS 600 Information Technology and Project Management or  CIS 670 Advanced IT Project Management or  ENGR 502 Engineering Project and Program Management ENGR 501 Foundations of Systems Engineering ENGR 530 Overview of Systems Engineering Processes ENGR 531 Engineering Risk Analysis ECE 532 / ENGR 532 Dynamics of Complex Engineering Systems ECE 565 / ENGR 565 Electrical Power Engineering ECE 566 Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems ENGR 567 Systems Engineering Architecture ENGR 510 Engineering Optimization: Method/Application ENGR 520 Engineering Decision Support/Expert Systems ECE 621 / ENGR 621 Energy Storage for Electrical Power Systems ECE 622 / ENGR 622 Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids MECH 513 Simulation Modeling and Experimentation Technical Electives 1 18 Research ENGR 799 Dissertation 33 Program Total Credits: 72 A minimum of 72 credits are required to complete this program.  1 Select 18 credits with approval by student’s advisory committee. A maximum of 6 credit hours are permitted at the 400-level. The remainder must be at the 500-level or above. 3 credit hours of ENGR 795 may be used by students who have had their Ph.D. research, which was performed while enrolled at CSU, accepted for publication (completely or with minor revisions) in at least two peer-reviewed journal or conference publications may fill out a form listing citations and validating documentation and have the form approved by the student’s Ph.D. committee.