Materials Science and Engineering Degree
Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.
|Requirements (48 units)|
|Core Courses (32 units) 1|
|4 mathematics courses|
|4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses|
|4 units of basic science: 2|
and General Physics
|General Chemistry 1|
and General Chemistry 2
| Accelerated General Chemistry 1|
and Accelerated General Chemistry 2
| Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry|
and Advanced General Physical Chemistry
|3 design and communications courses|
|5 basic engineering courses:|
|Mechanics of Materials I|
|Materials Science Principles|
|Thermodynamics of Materials|
|Phase Equilibria & Diffusion of Materials|
|7 social sciences/humanities courses|
|5 unrestricted electives|
|Major Program (16 units)|
|11 required courses:|
and Microstructural Dynamics
|Mechanical Behavior of Solids|
|Introductory Physics of Materials|
and Introductory Physics of Materials
|Crystallography & Diffraction|
|Senior Project in Materials Science and Engineering|
and Senior Project in Materials Science and Engineering
|5 technical electives in engineering, natural sciences (usually chemistry or physics), and mathematics chosen to fulfill an area of concentration|
See general requirements for details.
PHYSICS 125-2 General Physics for ISP or PHYSICS 140-3 Fundamentals of Physics may be substituted for PHYSICS 135-2 General Physics. PHYSICS 125-3 General Physics for ISP or PHYSICS 140-3 Fundamentals of Physics may be substituted for PHYSICS 135-3 General Physics. Associated labs are PHYSICS 126-2 Physics for ISP Laboratory or PHYSICS 136-2 General Physics Laboratory and PHYSICS 126-3 Physics for ISP Laboratory or PHYSICS 136-3 General Physics Laboratory.
- 5 technical electives in engineering, natural sciences (usually chemistry or physics), and mathematics chosen to fulfill an area of concentration
- No more than 2 of the 5 units may be 200-level courses.
- At least 2 of the 5 must be 300-level materials science and engineering courses.
- Examples of programs for concentrations in biomaterials, design and manufacturing, electronic materials, metals and ceramics, nanomaterials, polymeric materials, surface science, and sustainable materials are described in a departmental manual for degree candidates.
- No more than 1 unit of MAT_SCI 394-0 Honors Project in Materials Science or MAT_SCI 399-0 Projects may be counted.