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ME 4 Year Plan

B.S. in Materials Engineering Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A — Chemical Structure

4

English Composition 3 — English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Materials Science and Engineering 10 — Freshman Seminar: New Materials

1

Mathematics 31A — Differential and Integral Calculus

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20B/20L — Chemical Energetics and Change/General Chemistry Laboratory

7

Mathematics 31B — Integration and Infinite Series

4

Physics 1A — Mechanics

5

3rd Quarter

 

Mathematics 32A — Calculus of Several Variables

4

Physics 1B — Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields

5

HSSEAS GE Elective*

4

HSSEAS GE Elective*

5

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 104 — Science of Engineering Materials

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables

4

Physics 1C (Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity) or Electrical Engineering 1 (Electrical
Engineering Physics I)

5 or 4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 102A (Thermodynamics I) or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 105A (Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics)

4

Computer Science 31 — Introduction to Computer Science I

4

Mathematics 33A — Linear Algebra and Applications

4

HSSEAS GE Elective*

5

3rd Quarter

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering 101 (Statics and Dynamics) or Mechanical and Aerospace
Engineering 101 (Statics and Strength of Materials)

4

Materials Science and Engineering 90L — Physical Measurement in Materials Engineering

2

Mathematics 33B — Differential Equations

4

HSSEAS GE Elective*

5

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering 108 — Introduction to Mechanics of Deformable Solids

4

Electrical Engineering 100 — Electrical and Electronic Circuits

4

Materials Science and Engineering 110/110L — Introduction to Materials Characterization A/Laboratory

6

Materials Science and Engineering 130 — Phase Relations in Solids

4

2nd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 120 — Physics of Materials

4

Materials Science and Engineering 131/131L — Diffusion and Diffusion-Controlled Reactions/Laboratory

6

Materials Science and Engineering 143A — Mechanical Behavior of Materials

4

Technical Breadth Course*

4

3rd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 132 — Structure and Properties of Metallic Alloys

4

Elective†

4

Materials Engineering Elective†

4

Technical Breadth Course*

4

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 160 — Introduction to Ceramics and Glasses

4

Materials Engineering Elective†

4

Upper Division Mathematics Elective†

4

2nd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 150 — Introduction to Polymers

4

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

Materials Engineering Elective†

4

Materials Engineering Laboratory Course†

2

3rd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 140 — Materials Selection and Engineering Design

4

HSSEAS GE Elective*

5

Materials Engineering Laboratory Course†

2

Technical Breadth Course*

4

TOTAL

185 or 186

 

 

*Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and HSSEAS GE (see page 20 for details).

 

†See counselor in 6426 Boelter Hall for details.

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