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Materials Science

Requirements for the Major

Materials Science and Supporting Courses:

CHE 117 – Principles of Chemistry (4)
CHE 180 – Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CHE 261 – Organic Chemistry I (4)
CHE 330 – Elements of Physical Chemistry (4)
MSE 211 – Statics and Mechanics of Materials (4)
MSE 231 – The Science and Engineering of Materials (4)
MSE 241 – Semiconductor Physics (4)
MSE 320 – Solid State Materials (4)
MSE 360 – Polymer Chemistry (4)
MSE 601 – Materials Science Capstone I: Professional Preparation (2)
MSE 602 – Materials Science Capstone II: Senior Research (2)
MTH 152 – Calculus II (4)
MTH 250 – Calculus III (4)
PHY 151 – Principles of Physics I (4)
PHY 152 – Principles of Physics II (4)

Elective Courses (8 credits from this list)

CHE 230 – Chemical Analysis
CHE 262 – Organic Chemistry II
CHE 332 – Physical Chemistry In-Depth (4)
CHE 340 – Instrumental Analysis (4)
CHE 351/351 – Advanced Lab (2/2)
CHE 391 – Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4)
CS 151 – Introductory Programming (4)
MSE 221 – Principles of Electrical Engineering (4)
MSE 62X – Independent Study (1 – 4)
MTH 253 – Differential Equations
MTH 261 – Linear Algebra
PHY 311 – Thermal
PHY 313 – Modern Physics
PHY 321 – Experiments in Physics I
PHY 322 – Experiments in Physics II

 

What can you do with a Materials Science degree?

Imagine yourself in a career with an organization that produce metals, ceramics, plastics, and rubber. Materials scientists also work in the coatings, paint, biomedical, electronics, and alternative fuel industries.