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College of Engineering

Materials Engineering

Minimum Degree Requirements for Materials Engineering

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 126

Courses
Credit Hours
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Calculus: MA 16500, 16600, 26100, 26500, 26600 18
Chemistry: CHM 11500, 11600, 25700 12
Physics: PHYS 17200, 24100 or 27200, 25200 8
Communication and General Education
ENGL 10600 or equivalent 3
COM 11400 or approved communications elective 3
Humanities 3
Behavior/Social Science 3
Science, Technology & Society 3
General Education Electives:  Electives are selected from approved lists with the MSE faculty guidance subject to the programmatic requirements of the College of Engineering General Education Program.

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Seminars
MSE 39000 0
Core Engineering Courses
Computing: ENGR 13100 or 14100, 13200 or 14200 4
MSE Core: 23000, 23500, 25000, 26000, 27000, 33000, 33500, 34000, 36700, 37000, 38200, 43000, 44000, 44500
Integrated MSE courses, including year-long, industry-sponsored senior design projects, on the structure, properties, processing and performance of engineering materials.

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Technical Electives
A plan of study is designed with the help of a faculty advisor to meet each individual student's professional goals. At least 12 of the 18 credits must be materials-specific courses; the remaining 6 credits may be selected from an approved list of courses, including other academic disciplines.

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