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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog


Materials Science and Engineering
Hours: 15 credits, all completed with grades of C or better

College of Engineering

This minor is designed for engineering and science students with interests in materials science and engineering.

Materials concerns are critical to engineering design and analysis and new materials are needed for microelectronic packages, biomedical applications, super-conducting films, tool bits, cutting tools, construction, fuel-efficient engines and other industrial and scientific applications.

This minor provides the academic background to understand materials design, selection and processing. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of materials-related courses that complement their degree programs. Advisers are also available in 108 Rhines Hall.

Required Courses

EMA 3010 Materials3
EMA-prefixed courses approved by undergraduate coordinator12