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Undergraduate Programs

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The Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State University offers the following undergraduate degree programs:

Why Study Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State?

An Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Our undergraduate students have a unique opportunity to work closely with internationally recognized faculty members from several disciplines including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, and more. Students gain hands-on learning and research experience by working in our laboratories as part of a research group. Check out Kelly Schutt’s excellent undergraduate experience at Boise State. Undergrads collaborate with grad students, research faculty, and peers to complete real-world research that matters.

Dynamic Laboratories

Robust laboratories support our teaching and research initiatives. The College of Engineering manages fifty-five teaching, research, and computer facilities, where students engage in hands-on learning. The Micron School of Materials is home to several state-of-the-art laboratories to support student research and innovation. Find out more about our laboratories.

Research Matters!

Education through research is a hallmark of our academic programs and there are substantive research opportunities in varying disciplines within Materials Science and Engineering. Your education encompasses the guiding principles of materials science which include structure, processing, properties and performance. We also facilitate leadership opportunities through education and research. Find out more about our research, which includes the following innovative topics:

  • Materials for Energy Applications
  • Materials for Extreme Environments
  • Radiation Materials Science
  • Nanomaterials Synthesis and Development
  • Advanced Functional Nanomaterials
  • Integrated Nanomaterials
  • Electronic Memory Materials
  • Semiconductor Processes and Materials
  • Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys
  • Electrochemistry and Surface Chemistry
  • Computational Materials