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Materials Science and Engineering BS

Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 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 course or
FH STEM-ED 220 Philosophical Perspectives on Science and Mathematics (Secondary Education Emphasis)
3-4
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course or
FS ED-CIFS 201 Education, Schooling, and Society (Secondary Education Emphasis)
3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course in a second field or
FS STEM-ED 210 Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science (Secondary Education Emphasis)
3
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II & Lab4
MATH 175 Calculus II4
MATH 275 Multivariable and Vector Calculus4
MATH 333 Differential Equations with Matrix Theory4
MSE 245, 245L Intro to Materials Science & Engineering & Lab4
MSE 246 Materials for Society3
MSE 308 Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 312 Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MSE 318 Phase Transformations and Kinetics3
MSE 321 Structural Characterization3
MSE 380 Materials Properties Laboratory3
MSE 381 Material Analysis Laboratory3
MSE 410 Electrical Properties of Materials3
MSE 415 Materials Processing3
MSE 480 Senior Capstone Project I3
FF MSE 482 Senior Capstone Project II3
MSE 498 Materials Science Seminar1
PHYS 212, 212L Physics II with Calculus & Lab5
Computing Elective
Choose from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator.
CE 284 Civil Engineering Computational Methods
CS 111 Introduction to Programming
CS 117 C++ for Engineers
CS 121 Computer Science I
CS 133 Foundations of Data Science
GEOS 357 Computation in the Geosciences
MSE 150 Comp Tools for Materials Science
3-4
Engineering Fundamental Elective
Choose from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator.
CE 320 Principles of Environmental Engineering
CE 330 Fluid Mechanics
ECE 210 Introduction to Electric Circuits
ECE 212 Circuit Analysis and Design
ENGR 210 Engineering Mechanics I
ENGR 220 Engineering Mechanics II
ENGR 240 Electrical and Electronic Circuits
ME 105 Mechanical Engineering Graphics
ME 302 Thermodynamics I
ME 330 Fluid Mechanics
ME 350 Engineering Mechanics of Materials
6
Science Elective
Choose from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator.
BIOL 191 Biology I: Intro to Cell and Molecular Biology
BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
CHEM 211 Analytical Chemistry I
CHEM 301 Survey of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 307 Organic Chemistry I
GEOS 220 Seeing the Unseen: an Intro to Geophysics
GEOS 343 Applied Geophysics
GEOS 426 Aqueous Geochemistry
PHYS 301 Analog and Digital Electronics
PHYS 307 Introduction to Biophysics
PHYS 309 Introductory Quantum Physics
PHYS 341 Classical Mechanics
3-4
Statistics Elective
Choose from the following list or other course(s) as approved by the undergraduate coordinator.
MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics
MATH 360 Engineering Statistics
MATH 361 Probability and Statistics I
3
In addition, complete the following coursework to graduate with a BS in Materials Science and Engineering or complete the courses listed under the Secondary Education Emphasis below to graduate with a BS in Materials Science & Engineering with an emphasis in Secondary Education.
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-5
Electives to total 123 credits4-9
Total123-126
Secondary Education Emphasis
STEM-ED 101 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching1
STEM-ED 102 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design1
STEM-ED 310 Classroom Interactions3
STEM-ED 350 Research Methods3
STEM-ED 410 Project-Based Instruction3
STEM-ED 480 Apprentice Teaching6
Total132-133
This emphasis also needs to complete ED-CIFS 201, STEM-ED 210 and STEM-ED 220.
*Electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.
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