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Materials Science Minor

This minor is intended for students who have chosen to take a minimum of 16 credits of materials science coursework in any appropriate department.

Requirements

1) ME 280 or MSC 202 Introduction to Materials Science

Prerequisites below or with permission of instructor.

  • MTH 163 Differential Equations I
  • MTH 164 Multidimensional Calculus (same as ME 164)
  • PHY 123 Waves and Modern Physics
  • ME 226 Intro to Solid Mechanics
  • PHY 122 Electricity and Magnetism

2) Three additional courses from the lists below

May only include one of the following courses:

  • PHY 227 (MSC 230)
  • CHM 455 (MSC 455)
  • ME 460 (MSC 405)

Must include at least one course at the 400 (graduate) level:

  • BME 420 (MSC 421) Biomedical Nanotech
  • BME 442 (MSC 442) Microbiomechanics
  • BME 451 (MSC 451) Biomedical Ultrasound
  • BME 462 (MSC 462) Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • CHE 225 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CHE 286 Polymer Science and Engineering
  • CHE 413 (MSC 413) Engineering of Soft Matter
  • CHE 454 (MSC 454) Interfacial Engineering
  • CHE 458 (MSC 458) ElectrochemandEngg and Fuel Cell
  • CHE 460 (MSC 460) Solar Cells
  • CHE 469 (MSC 469) Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • CHE 482 (MSC 482) Proc Microelec Device
  • CHE 485 (MSC 485) Thermodynamics and Stat Mech
  • CHE 492 (MSC 472) Biointerfaces
  • CHM 404 (MSC 404) Biophysical Chemistry II
  • CHM 416 (MSC 416) X-ray Crystallography
  • CHM 423 (MSC 463) NMR spectroscopy
  • CHM 455 (MSC 455) Thermodynamics and Stat mechanics
  • CHM 456 (MSC 456) Chemical Bonds: From Molecules to Materials
  • ECE 423 (MSC 423) Semiconductor Devices
  • ECE 436 (MSC 437) Nanophot/Nanomech Devices
  • ECE 435 (MSC 473) Intro to Opto-Electronics
  • ECE 520 (MSC 520) Spin Based Electronics
  • EES 204W Earth Materials
  • EES 208 Structural Geology
  • ME 222 (MSC 424) Into Robst Dsgn Qual Eng
  • ME 232 (MSC 432) Optomechanics
  • ME 242 Solids and Materials Laboratory
  • ME 460 (MSC 405) Thermodynamics of Solids
  • ME 462 (MSC 407) Solids and Materials lab
  • ME 466 (MSC 466) Corrosion
  • OPT 421 (MSC 470) Optical Properties of Materials
  • OPT 465 (MSC 465) Principles of Lasers
  • OPT 507 (MSC 507) SEM Practicum
  • PHY 251 (MSC 420) Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics
  • PHY 227 (MSC 230) Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
  • PHY 418 (MSC 418) Statistical Mechanics
  • PHY 420 (MSC 420) Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics