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Bachelors of Science

Bachelors of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

2021-22/2022-23 Degree Requirements.

See university catalog for curriculum requirements from previous years. Contact Dr. Megan Frary, Associate Director – Undergraduate Studies, at meganfrary@boisestate.edu or your academic advisor with any curriculum questions.

2021-22/2022-23 Bachelors Finish in Four academic plan

2020-21 Bachelors Finish in Four academic plan

Course Number and TitleCredits
UF100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM MATH 170 Calculus I4
FN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I & Lab4
FN PHYS 211, 211L Physics I with Calculus & Lab5
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course3-4
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course 3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course in a second field3
MATH 175 Calculus II: Concepts and Applications4
MATH 275 Multivariable and Vector Calculus4
MATH 333 Differential Equations with Matrix Theory4
MSE 101 Introduction to Materials Engineering3
MSE 201 Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering3
MSE 280 Intro to Materials Characterization Lab2
MSE 308 Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 311 Electrical Properties of Materials3
MSE 312 Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MSE 315 Materials Processing3
MSE 318 Phase Transformations and Kinetics3
MSE 380 Materials Properties Laboratory3
MSE 480 Senior Project I3
FF MSE 482 Senior Project II3
MSE 498 Materials Science Seminar1
Computing Elective
Choose 3 credits from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator: CE 284, CS 111, CS 117, CS 121, CS 133, GEOS 357, MSE 150
3
Engineering Fundamentals Elective (2)
Chose two from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator: CE 320, CE 330, ECE 210, ECE 212, ENGR 210, ENGR 220, ENGR 240, ME 105, ME 302, ME 330, ME 350
6
Project-based Engineering Elective
Choose 1 from the following list or other course(es) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator: ENGR 380, MSE 479, MSE 493
3
Science Elective (2)
Choose 2 from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator. BIOL 191, BIOL 227, CHEM 112&L, CHEM 221, CHEM 301, CHEM 307, GEOS 220, GEOS 343, GEOS 426, PHYS 212&L, PHYS 301, PHYS 307, PHYS 309&L, PHYS 341
6-10
Statistics Elective
Choose from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator. MATH 254, MATH 370, MATH 361.
3
In addition, complete the following coursework to graduate with a BS in Materials Science and Engineering
Upper division electives to total 40 credits0-5
Electives to total 120 credits0-6
Total 120