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2015-16 MSMSE Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

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Foundational Studies Program requirements are indicated in boldface.

Course Number and Title


ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Introduction to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations4
DLM MATH 170 Calculus 14
DLN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I and Laboratory4
DLN PHYS 211, 211L Physics 1 with Calculus and Laboratory5
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities OR
DLL STEM-ED 220 Perspectives on Science and Mathematics (Secondary Education Emphasis)
DLS Social Sciences course in a first field OR
DLS ED-CIFS 201 Foundations of Education (Secondary Education Emphasis)
DLS Social Sciences course in a second field OR
DLS STEM-ED 210 Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science (Secondary Education Emphasis)
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II with Lab4
Computer science elective*2-4
ENGR 120 Introduction to Engineering or
ENGR 130 Introduction to Engineering Applications
ENGR 210 Intro to Electric Circuits3
ENGR 240 Electrical and Electronic Circuits or
ECE 210 Intro to Electric Circuits
ENGR 245, 245L Intro to Materials Science & Engineering & Lab4
MATH 175 Calculus II4
MATH 275 Multivariable and Vector Calculus4
MATH 333 Differential Equations with Matrix Theory4
MATH 360 Engineering Statistics3
CID MSE 215 Materials Processing3
MSE 305 Structure of Materials3
MSE 308 Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 310 Electrical Properties of Materials3
MSE 312 Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MSE 318 Phase Transformations and Kinetics3
MSE 380 Materials Properties Laboratory3
MSE 381 Material Analysis Laboratory3
MSE 421 Structural Characterization3
MSE 480 Senior Project I3
FF MSE 482 Senior Project II3
MSE 498 Materials Science Seminar1
PHYS 212, 212L Physics II with Calculus & Lab5
PHYS 309, 309L Introductory Quantum Physics & Lab4
Materials Science and Engineering electives*3
In addition, complete the following coursework to
graduate with B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering
(without an emphasis) or complete the courses listed
under the Secondary Education Emphasis below to
graduate with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering
with an emphasis in Secondary Education.
Physics electives*3
Technical electives*3
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits 1

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
This emphasis also needs to complete ED-CIFS 201, STEM-ED
220 and STEM-ED 350.
*Electives must be approved by the student’s advisor.

2015-16 MSMSE Undergraduate Catalog Section