Materials Science and Engineering

What You'll Study

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE/MATSCI) is essential to the practice of engineering and technology as all facets of engineering depend critically on the materials utilized for specific applications, ranging from semiconductors for computer chips to polymers for new electronic devices. One important goal of this work involves the development of processes for altering the structure of materials and thereby controlling their properties. MATSCI students take courses in math, chemistry, physics, introductory engineering, and a MATSCI core of courses/labs before specializing in one of 10 different focus areas. 

Degrees Offered: 
BS
Minor
Honors
Coterm

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