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  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Materials Science and Engineering, B.S.


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Major Requirements for Materials Science and Engineering


Materials Science and Engineering
www.mse.utah.edu
Civil and Materials Engineering Building 304
801-581-6863
mse@eng.utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 123
Minimum Major Hours: 53

Graduation Requirements

  • Honors students please see the Academic Advisor for specific graduation requirements.
  • Major courses must maintain a minimum gpa of 2.30 or better.
  • All major required courses must receive a grade of C or better.

Honors in Materials Science and Engineering

Students seeking an HBS in Matreials Science and Engineering must complete:

Degree Requirements


Major requirements for Materials Science & Engineering must be completed in the pattern described below. To see a sample program of study which includes major and university requirements, please see “Sample Program of Study.”

First Year


Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Technical Electives


Section 1 - Material Science and Engineering

Complete 2 Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) courses from the approved list:

Section 3 - Engineering and Science

Depending on the senior project, any 5000 level engineering and science course can be used to complete this requirement, providing prior approval from the academic advisor is given before registering, or complete 1 course from approved list:

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • MSE 5098 - Senior Design 2.5 Credit(s)
  • MSE Technical Elective (Section 1) - 3 Credit(s)
  • MET E Technical Elective (Section 2) - 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (BF) - 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 14.5

Spring Semester


  • MSE 5099 - Senior Thesis 2 Credit(s)
  • MSE Technical Elective (Section 1) - 3 Credit(s)
  • Engineering/Science Technical Elective (Section 3) - 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (IR/FF) - 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) - 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 14.5

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