Minor in Materials Engineering

Requirements for the Minor

For the minor, 14–19 semester hours are required, excluding prerequisite courses. Students who wish to minor in Materials Engineering must complete the following:

Prerequisite Courses
MATH 180Calculus I4
MATH 181Calculus II4
PHYS 141General Physics I (Mechanics)4
CHEM 122
CHEM 123
Matter and Energy
and Foundations of Chemical Inquiry I
or CHEM 116 Honors and Majors General and Analytical Chemistry I
Total Hours17

Some of these courses have prerequisites not included in the minor. Consult the Course Descriptions page in the catalog for course prerequisites. 

Required Courses
Select one of the following:2-3
Properties of Materials
Materials for Manufacturing
Select four of the following:12-16
Materials in Biomedical Engineering
Non-Newtonian Fluids
Selected Topics in Chemical Engineering (when topic is Design of Microelectronics Processing)
Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis I
Crystallography and X-Ray Diffraction
Physical and Mechanical Properties of Materials
Thermodynamics of Materials
Welding Metallurgy
Solid State Device Theory
Integrated Circuit Engineering
Microdevices and Micromachining Technology
Manufacturing Process Principles
Modern Experimental Physics I
Total Hours14-19