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Materials Science

Requirements for the Minor

Materials Science and Supporting Courses:

MSE 231 Science and Engineering of Materials

One of the following pairs:

CHE 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHE 180 Inorganic Chemistry
PHY 151 Principles of Physics I
PHY 152 Principles of Physics II

Plus, 12 additional semester hours from courses designated MSE.

All students except engineering physics majors are eligible to declare this minor.

Honors scholars majoring in materials science are expected to register for 2 SH of Honors Research in the spring of their junior year (MSE 662), 4 SH of Honors Research in the fall of their senior year (MSE 674), and 2 SH of Honors Research in the spring of their senior year (MSE 682). Additionally, all biochemistry or chemis-try honors scholars are required to enroll in MSE 451, 452, 601, and 602.


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.