Composites Engineering Certificate Plan of Study

Total number of credits required: 12

Required Courses

  • ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials (3 credits)
  • ME 5442 – Composites Design (3 credits)

Elective Courses

Two of the following four courses are required for the certificate program:

  • MSE 5787 – Behavior of Composites (3 credits)
  • MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites (3 credits)
  • ME 5443 – Composites Manufacturing (3 credits)
  • ME 5522 – Advanced Analysis of Composite Materials & Structures (3 credits)
  • MSE 5380 – Fatigue and Fracture of Composites (3 credits)
  • MSE 5135  – Textile Structural Composite Materials (3 credits)

Course Descriptions

Two of the following electives will be offered each academic year.

  • ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials, Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor (Recommended Prerequisite: CE 3110 Mechanics of Materials), Spring 2021
  • ME 5442 – Composite Design, Co-instruction – Mr. Garland Borowski, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: Mechanics of Composite Materials), Fall 2021
  • MSE 5787 – Behavior of Composites, Dr. Greg Ojard, Adjunct Faculty; Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor (Recommended Prerequisite: ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials or MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites), Fall 2022
  • MSE 5364 – Advanced Composites, Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor (Recommended Prerequisite: CE 3110 Mechanics of Materials), Fall 2021
  • ME 5443 – Composites Manufacturing, Mr. Steve Hayse, Adjunct Faculty (Recommended Prerequisite: ME 5442 Composite Design), Spring 2021
  • ME 5522 – Advanced Analysis of Composite Materials & Structures, Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor (Recommended Prerequisite:  ME 5442 Composite Design), Fall 2022
  • MSE 5380 – Fatigue and Fracture of Composites, Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor, Fall 2020
  • MSE 5135  – Textile Structural Composite Materials, Dr. Rajiv Naik, Visiting Professor, Spring 2022

Your Plan of Study is determined by your catalog year. Please use your Advisement Report or Academic Requirements Report in StudentAdmin to determine your catalog year.

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