Theoretical and Applied Mechanics PhD

Degree Requirements

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


Total Units Required: 15

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

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.

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