Future Students

Materials Science Engineering – Fall 2014

Fall 2014

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements. 

This sample plan of study is effective as of fall 2014.

Fall 1st Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MA 16500* Analytic Geometry & Calculus I   4
CHM 11500* General Chemistry   4
ENGL 10600*  First-Year Composition   4
ENGR 13100** Transforming Ideas to Innovation I   2

 

Total 14

Spring 1st Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MA 16600** Analytic Geometry & Calculus II MA 16500 4
CHM 11600 General Chemistry CHM 11500 4
PHYS 17200 Modern Mechanics MA 16100/MA 16500 4
ENGR 13200** Transforming Ideas to Innovation II ENGR 13100 2
COM 11400* Fundamentals of Speech Communication   3

 

Total 17

Fall 2nd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 23000 Structure and Properties of Materials CHM 11500, MA 16500 3
MSE 23500 Materials Properties Lab CHM 11500, MA 16500 3
MA 26100 Multivariate Calculus MA 16600/MA 16200 4
PHYS 24100 Electricity and Optics PHYS 17200 3
MA 26500 Linear Algebra MA 16200/MA 16600 3
MSE 39000 Seminar   0

 

Total 16

Spring 2nd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 25000 Physical Properties in Engineering Systems PHYS 17200, MSE 23000, MA 26500 3
MSE 26000 Thermodynamics of Materials MA 26100, MSE 23000 3
MSE 27000 Bonding and Crystallography MA 26100, MA 26500, MSE 23000 3
MA 26600 Differential Equations   3
  General Elective I   3
PHYS 25200 Electricity and Optics Lab   1
MSE 39000 Seminar   0

 

Total 16

Fall 3rd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 33500 Material Characterization Lab MSE 23500/MSE 29200 3
MSE 34000 Transport Phenomena MA 26600 3
MSE 37000 Electricity, Optics, and Magnetic Properties of Materials MSE 23000 3
CHM 25700 Organic Chemistry   4
  General Elective II   3
MSE 39000 Seminar   0

 

Total 16

Spring 3rd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 33000 Processing and Properties of Materials MSE 26000 3
MSE 36700 Materials Processing Lab MSE 33000 3
MSE 38200 Mechanical Response to Materials MSE 25000, MA 26500 3
  Technical Elective I   3
  General Elective II   3
MSE 39000 Seminar   0

 

Total 15

Fall 4th Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 43000 Materials Processing and Design I MSE 33500, MSE 26700 3
MSE 44500 Materials Engineering Systems Analysis MSE 33000, MSE 34000, MSE 43000 3
MSE 39000 Seminar   0
  General Elective IV   3
  Technical Elective II   3
  Technical Elective III   3

 

Total 15

Spring 4th Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MSE 44000 Materials Processing and Design II MSE 33500, MSE 34000, MSE 37000, MSE 43000 3
  Technical Elective IV   3
  Technical Elective V   3
  Technical Elective VI   3
  General Elective V   3
  General Elective VI   3

 

Total 18

*Satisfies a University Core Requirement
**Satisfies a Non-departmental Major Course Requirement
126 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree. 
2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.