Undergraduate Programs

The undergraduate curriculum leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a major of Materials Science and Engineering consists of the “Engineering Core”—basic courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering, with electives in social sciences and humanities—plus materials courses, technical electives, and open electives. A total of 129 credit hours are required.

The curriculum provides students with the broad knowledge of the field of Materials Science and Engineering, and allows students to choose an area of materials science and engineering in which to concentrate on. The designed concentrations are:


Structural Materials

Electronic Materials

Polymer Materials

Student Driven (Advanced Materials Science and Engineering) Petition Form (filled example)

The department also has an option of a minor program, and a five year B.S./M.S. program.

Review degree requirements, learning objectives and program of study in the university's General Bulletin, as well as specific course descriptions

Review enrollment and graduation rates for the engineering school and the materials science and engineering department through the Office of Institutional Research.

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program with a major of Materials Science and Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Undergraduate Advisors

Class of 2019 - Prof. Lagerlof

Class of 2020 - Prof. Carter

Class of 2021 - Prof. Willard

Class of 2022 - Prof. DeGuire

The advisor to a specific student can be found when logged in to the Student Information Systems (SIS).