Materials Science & Engineering

Student may choose a concentration or select own courses with approval.

General Concentration (choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 204 Theory of Electronic Microscopy and X-Ray Diffraction 3
MSE 223 Semiconductor Materials 3
MSE C226 Photovoltaic Materials 3
MSE 202 Crystal Structure and Bonding 3
MSE 205 Defects in Solids 3
MSE C212 Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue 4
MSE 213 Environmental Effects on Materials Properties and Behavior 3
MSE 215 Computational Materials Science 3
MSE C216 Macromolecular Science in Biotechnology and Medicine 4
MSE 221 Fuel Cells, Batteries and Chemical Sensors 3
MSE C225 Thin Film Science and Technology 3

 

Biomaterials Concentration (choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 204 Theory of Electronic Microscopy and X-Ray Diffraction 3
MSE C208 Biological Performance of Materials 4
MSE C216 Macromolecular Science in Biotechnology and Medicine 4
MSE 251 Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces 3
MSE 260 Surface Properties of Materials 3

 

Advanced Structural Materials Concentration (choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 204 Theory of Electronic Microscopy and X-Ray Diffraction 3
MSE 205 Defects in Solids 3
MSE C211 Mechanics of Solids 3
MSE C212 Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue 4
MSE 213 Environmental Effects on Materials Properties and Behavior 3
MSE C214 Micromechanics 3
MSE 215 Computational Materials Science 3

 

Electronic, Magnetic and Optical Materials Concentration
(choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 202 Crystal Structure and Bonding 3
MSE 205 Defects in Solids 3
MSE 223 Semiconductor Materials 3
MSE 224 Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 3
MSE 215 Computational Materials Science 3
MSE C225 Thin Film Science and Technology 3
MSE C226 Photovoltaic Materials 3

 

Computational Materials Concentration (choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 202 Crystal Structure and Bonding 3
MSE 205 Defects in Solids 3
MSE C211 Mechanics of Solids 3
MSE C212 Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue 4
MSE C214 Micromechanics 3
MSE 215 Computational Materials Science 3
MSE C286 Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3

 

Chemical and Electrochemical Materials Concentration
(choose at least 12 units)

Course # Course title Units
MSE 200A Survey of Materials Science 4
MSE 201A Thermodynamics of Solids 4
MSE 204 Theory of Electronic Microscopy and X-Ray Diffraction 3
MSE 223 Semiconductor Materials 3
MSE C226 Photovoltaic Materials 3
MSE 205 Defects in Solids 3
MSE 213 Environmental Effects on Materials Properties and Behavior 3
MSE 221 Fuel Cells, Batteries and Chemical Sensors 3
MSE C225 Thin Film Science and Technology 3
MSE 260 Surface Properties of Materials 3