B.S. in Materials Engineering

Electronic Materials 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

4

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 104 — Science of Engineering Materials2

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

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

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 101 — Statics and Strength of Materials2

4

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering 100 — Electrical and Electronic Circuits2

4

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

6

Materials Science and Engineering 130 — Phase Relations in Solids2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering 101A — Engineering Electromagnetics2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 120 (Physics of Materials) or Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering 2 (Physics for Electrical Engineers)2

4

Materials Science and Engineering 122 — Principles of Electronic Materials Processing2

4

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

6

3rd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 121/121L — Materials Science of Semiconductors/Laboratory2

6

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

4

Electronic Materials Elective (Materials Science and Engineering 150 — Introduction to Polymers or 160 — Introduction to Ceramics and Glasses)2,4

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering 121B — Principles of Semiconductor Device Design2

4

Upper — Division Mathematics Course1,5

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

2nd Quarter

 

Electronic Materials Elective2,4

4

Electronic Materials Laboratory Course2,4

2

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Technical Breadth Course3

4

3rd Quarter

 

Materials Science and Engineering 140 — Materials Selection and Engineering Design2

4

Electronic Materials Elective2,4

4

Electronic Materials Laboratory Course2,4

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 = 81.
  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.