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2011-12 MSMSE Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

Course Number and Title


Area 1—See page 49 of undergraduate catalog for list of approved courses
ENGR 102 The Ethical Dimensions of Technology3
Area I core course in any field3
Area I core course in any second field3
Area II—see page 49 of undergraduate catalog for list of approved courses
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
Area II core course in any field3
Area II core course in a second field3
Area III
Area III requirements are automatically met by specific courses
included in the major requirements below.
CHEM 111, 111L-112, 112L General Chemistry I & II with Labs8
Computer science elective (list of approved courses available
from department)
ENGL 202 Technical Communication3
ENGR 120 Introduction to Engineering3
ENGR 210 Engineering Statics3
ENGR 240 Electrical and Electronic Circuits OR
ECE 210 Introduction to Electric Circuits
ENGR 245, 245L Introduction to Materials Science and
Engineering and Lab
MATH 170 Calculus I 4
MATH 175 Calculus II4
MATH 275 Multivariable and Vector Calculus4
MATH 333 Differential Equations with Matrix Theory4
MATH 360 Engineering Statistics OR
MATH 361 Probability and Statistics I
MSE 215 Materials Processing3
MSE 305 Bonding, Crystallography, and Crystal Defects
MSE 308 Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 310 Electrical Properties of Materials3
MSE 312 Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MSE 380 Materials Science and Engineering Lab2
MSE 404 Materials Analysis OR
PHYS 423 Physical Methods of Materials Characterization
MSE 404L Materials Analysis Lab1
MSE 418 Phase Transformations and Kinetics3
MSE 480, 482 Senior Project I and II6
MSE 498 Materials Science Seminar1
PHYS 211, 211L Physics I with Calculus and Lab5
PHYS 212, 212L Physics II with Calculus and Lab5
PHYS 309, 310 Introductory Modern Physics with Applications
and Lab
Engineering electives* 6
Technical electives* 9

2011-12 MSMSE Undergraduate Catalog Section