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Everything Americans use is composed of materials, from computer chips to flexible concrete skyscrapers, from plastic bags to artificial hips, from fiber optical cables to automobiles. Materials science and engineering makes these materials reliable and useful through design, processing and analysis of controlled compositions, microstructures and properties.

The bachelorís degree program provides a broad materials science and engineering core with specialization in ceramics, electronic materials, metals or polymers. Biomaterials also is taught at the combined bachelorís/masterís level.

Mission

The department strives to serve the scientific and engineering community of the state and nation by providing quality education in the field for undergraduate and graduate students, conducting basic and applied research to enhance science in the field, and supplying short courses, technology transfer, industrial consulting and distance learning to promote engineering in the field.

Educational Objectives

  • To acquire and demonstrate knowledge in mathematics, science, engineering basics, and the fundamentals of materials science and engineering,
  • To apply mathematics, science, engineering basics and the fundamentals of materials science to envision solutions and solve engineering problems,
  • To design and execute experiments to solve engineering problems, and to analyze the results of those experiments,
  • To design a materials system or process to meet desired needs,
  • To work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams,
  • To communicate effectively regarding engineering issues,
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of issues affecting the practice of engineering as a profession, such as ethics and responsibilities, and sustained learning,
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of matters affecting society such as safety, environment, global issues and intellectual property, and the impact of these matters on the practice of engineering.

Materials Science & Engineering

To remain Ďon trackí for this major a student must meet the following critical tracking criteria. The critical tracking courses appear in bold.

Semester 1:

  • 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
  • 2.5 GPA on all critical tracking course work for semesters 1-5
  • Complete 1 of 8 tracking courses with a minimum grade of C within two attempts. CHM2045, (CHM2046 or EGN2362C), MAC2311, MAC2312, MAC2313, MAP2302, PHY2048, PHY2049

Semester 2:

  • Complete 1 additional course with a minimum grade of C within two attempts

Semester 3:

  • Complete 2 additional courses with a minimum grade of C within two attempts

Semester 4:

  • Complete 2 additional courses with a minimum grade of C within two attempts

Semester 5:

  • Complete all 8 critical tracking courses with a minimum grade of C in each course within two attempts

Semester 1

Credits

If you donít place out of ENC 1101, take it in the fall.

 

Social & Behavioral Science (GE-S)

3

Humanities (GE-H)

3

MAC 2311 Analyt Geom & Calc. 1 (GE-M)

4

CHM 2045 General Chemistry (GE-P)

3

CHM 2045L General Chemistry Lab (GE-P)

1

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Total

14

Semester 2

Credits

Students have the option of taking either CHM2046 and CHM2046L OR EGN 2362C.

 

Humanities (GE-H)

3

ENC 2210 Technical Writing (GE-C)

3

MAC 2312 Analyt Geom & Calc. 2 (GE-M)

4

EGN 2362C Materials Chemistry (GE-P)

4

OR CHM 2046 General Chemistry (GE-P)

3

CHM 2046L General Chemistry Lab (GE-P)

1

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Total

14

Semester 3

Credits

Social & Behavioral Science (GE-S)

3

MAC 2313 Analyt Geom & Calc. 3 (GE-M)

4

PHY 2048 Physics w/ Calculus 1(GE-P)

3

PHY 2048L Lab for PHY 2048 (GE-P)

1

Computer Programming (see academic adviser for choices)

2

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Total

13

Semester 4

Credits

Humanities (GE-H)

3

MAP 2302 Differential Equations

3

PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus 2

3

PHY 2049L Lab for PHY 2049

1

EGM 2511 Statics

3

__

 

Total

13

Ceramics Specialty

Semester 5

Credits

EMA 3010 Materials

3

EIN 4354 Engineering Economy

3

EEL 3003 Circuits 1

3

__

 

Total

9

Semester 6

Credits

EMA 3050 Ceramic Engineering

3

EMA 3066 Polymer Science & Engineering

3

EMA 3123 Metallurgical Engineering

3

EGM 3520 Mechanics of Materials

3

STA 3032 Engineering Statistics

3

__

 

Total

15

Semester 7

Credits

EMA 3413 Electronic Materials

3

EMA 3513C Analysis of Structure of Materials

4

EMA 4314 Energetics/Kinetics Materials Science

3

EMA 3080L Phase Diagrams Lab

1

EMA 4144 Physical Ceramics 1

3

Technical Electives

2

__

 

Total

16

Semester 8

Credits

EMA 4041L Advanced Ceramics Lab 1

1

EMA 4324 Stability of Materials

3

EMA 4223 Mechanical Behavior of Mat

3

EMA 4145 Physical Ceramics 2

3

EMA 4645 Processing of Ceramic Mat

3

EMA 4913 Research in MSE 1

2

And Technical Elective

1

OR EMA 4915 Integ Prod/Proc Design 1

3

__

 

Total

16

Semester 9

Credits

EMA 4125 Microstructural Transformation In Materials

3

EMA 4714 Materials Selection and Failure Analysis

3

EMA 4042L Advanced Ceramics Lab 2

1

EMA 4740 Ceramic Engineering Design

2

EMA 4914 Research in MSE 2

2

And Technical Electives

4

OR EMA 4916 Integ Prod/Proc Design 2

3

And Technical Electives

3

__

 

Total

15

Total Hours Required for Degree

125

Electronic Materials Specialty

Semester 5

Credits

EMA 3010 Materials

3

EIN 4354 Engineering Economy

3

EEL 3111 Circuits 1

4

__

 

Total

10

Semester 6

Credits

EMA 3050 Ceramic Engineering

3

EMA 3066 Polymer Science & Engineering

3

EMA 3123 Metallurgical Engineering

3

EGM 3520 Mechanics of Materials

3

STA 3032 Engineering Statistics

3

__

 

Total

15

Semester 7

Credits

EMA 3413 Electronic Materials

3

EMA 3414L Electronic Materials Lab

1

EMA 3513C Analysis of Structure of Materials

4

EMA 4314 Energetics/Kinetics in Materials

3

EMA 3080L Phase Diagrams Laboratory

1

EMA 4121 Nonferrous Metals

3

__

 

Total

15

Semester 8

Credits

EMA 4223 Mechanical Behavior of Mat

3

EMA 4324 Stability of Materials

3

EMA 4614 Prod of Electronic Materials

3

EEL 3396 Solid-State Devices

3

EMA 4913 Research in MSE 1

2

AND Technical Elective

3

OR EMA 4915 Integ Prod/Proc Design 1

3

And Technical Elective

2

__

 

Total

17

Semester 9

Credits

EMA 4125 Microstructural Transformations in Materials

3

EMA 4714 Materials Selection & Failure

 

Analysis

3

EMA 4615 Compound Semiconductor Mat.

3

EEL 4331 Solid-State Technology

3

EMA 4914 Research in MSE 2

2

OR EMA 4916 Integ Prod/Proc Design 2

3

__

 

Total

14

Total Hours Required for Degree

125

Metals Specialty

Semester 5

Credits

EMA 3010 Materials 1

3

EIN 4354 Engineering Economy

3

EEL 3003 Elementary Electrical Eng

3

__

 

Total

9

Semester 6

Credits

EMA 3050 Ceramic Engineering

3

EMA 3066 Polymer Science & Engineering

3

EMA 3123 Metallurgical Engineering

3

EGM 3520 Mechanics of Materials

3

STA 3032 Engineering Statistics

3

__

 

Total

15

Semester 7

Credits

EMA 3413 Electronic Materials

3

EMA 3513C Analysis of Structure of Materials

4

EMA 4314 Energetics/Kinetics in Materials

3

EMA 4121 Nonferrous Metals

3

EMA 3080L Phase Diagrams Laboratory

1

Technical Elective

3

__

 

Total

17

Semester 8

Credits

EMA 4223 Mechanical Behavior of Mat

3

EMA 4324 Stability of Materials

3

EMA 4120C Ferrous Metallurgy

3

EMA 4623 Process Metallurgy

.3

EMA 4680C Metals Join Process & Design

2

EMA 4913 Research in MSE 1

2

OR EMA 4915 Integ Prod/Proc Design 1

3

__

 

Total

16

Semester 9

Credits

EMA 4125 Microstructural Transformations in Materials

3

EMA 4714 Materials Selection/Failure Analysis

3

EMA 4224C Mechanical Metallurgy

4

EMA 4630 Metals Casting

2

EMA 4914 Research in MSE 2

2

OR EMA 4916 Integ Prod/Proc Design 2

3

__

 

Total

14

Total Hours Required for Degree

125

Polymers Specialty

Semester 5

Credits

EMA 3010 Materials 1

3

EIN 4354 Engineering Economy

3

EEL 3003 Elementary Electrical Eng

3

__

 

Total

9

Semester 6

Credits

EMA 3050 Ceramic Engineering

3

EMA 3066 Polymer Science & Engineering

3

EMA 3123 Metallurgical Engineering

3

EGM 3520 Mechanics of Materials

3

CHM 2200 Organic Chemistry

3

__

 

Total

15

Semester 7

Credits

EMA 3413 Electronic Materials

3

EMA 3513C Analysis of Structure of Materials

4

EMA 4314 Energetics/Kinetics in Mat

3

EMA 4161C Phys Properties of Polymers

4

CHM 4272 Organic Chem of Polymers

2

__

 

Total

16

Semester 8

Credits

EMA 4223 Mechanical Behavior of Mat

3

EMA 4324 Stability of Materials

3

EMA 4666C Polymer Processing

4

EMA 4913 Research in MSE 1

2

And Technical Elective

3

OR EMA 4915 Integ Prod/Proc Design I

3

And Technical Elective

2

__

 

Total

15

Semester 9

Credits

EMA 4125 Microstructural Transformation in Materials

3

EMA 4714 Materials Selection/Failure

 

Analysis

3

STA 3032 Engineering Statistics

3

EMA 4760 Plastics Engineering Design

3

EMA 4914 Research in MSE 2

2

And Technical Elective

2

OR EMA 4916 Integ Prod/Proc Design 2

3

And Technical Elective

1

__

 

Total

16

Total Hours Required for Degree

125

 
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