B.S. in Materials Engineering Curriculum

Materials Engineering Option Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A — Chemical Structure1

4

English Composition 3 — English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Materials Science and Engineering 10 — Freshman Seminar: New Materials2

1

Mathematics 31A — Differential and Integral Calculus1

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20B/20L — Chemical Energetics and Change/General Chemistry Laboratory1

7

Mathematics 31B — Integration and Infinite Series1

4

Physics 1A — Mechanics1

5

3rd Quarter

 

Mathematics 32A — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1B — Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields1

5

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering 101 (Statics) or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 101 (Statics and Strength of Materials)2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 104 — Science of Engineering Materials2

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

2nd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 90L — Physical Measurement in Materials Engineering2

2

Mathematics 33A — Linear Algebra and Applications1

4

Physics 1C — Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity1

5

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering M20 (Introduction to Computer Programming with MATLAB) or Computer Science 31 (Introduction to Computer Science I)2

4

Mathematics 33B (Differential Equations) or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 82 (Mathematics of Engineering)1

4

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 110/110L — Introduction to Materials Characterization A/Laboratory2

6

Materials Science and Engineering 130 — Phase Relations in Solids2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

2nd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 120 — Physics of Materials2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 131/131L — Diffusion and Diffusion — Controlled Reactions/Laboratory2

6

Materials Science and Engineering 143A — Mechanical Behavior of Materials2

4

Materials Engineering Elective2,4

4

3rd Quarter

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering 108 — Introduction to Mechanics of Deformable Solids2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 132 — Structures and Properties of Metallic Alloys2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering 100 — Electrical and Electronic Circuits2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 160 — Introduction to Ceramics and Glasses2

4

Upper — Division Mathematics Course1,5

4

Materials Engineering Elective2,4

4

2nd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 150 — Introduction to Polymers2

4

Materials Engineering Elective2,4

4

Materials Engineering Laboratory Course2,4

2

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 140 — Materials Selection and Engineering Design2

4

Materials Engineering Laboratory Course2,4

2

HSSEAS GE Elective3

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

Additional coursework to meet 180 unit requirement6

2

TOTAL

180


  1. Counts as Mathematics and Basic Sciences for ABET, total units Mathematics and Basic Sciences = 54.
  2. Counts as Engineering Concepts for ABET, total units Engineering Concepts = 79.
  3. Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and GE (see page 22 for details).
  4. See counselor in 6426 Boelter Hall for details.
  5. See page 100 for list of approved mathematics courses.
  6. Any excess or available units not already applied to another degree requirement will satisfy these units.