Materials Science, Certificate

(Code 250-601)

The Certificate in Materials Science is designed to give students and professionals core technical knowledge and lab skills in materials science to enhance another degree.

A minimum of 15 credits, including:
MSE 221Living in a Materials World3
MSE 256Introduction to Computer Aided Design1
MSE 315Materials Characterization4
MSE 357Phase Transformation & Kinetics3
MSE 334Soft Materials4-5
or MSE 367
MSE 368
Macroprocessing of Materials
and Macroprocessing Materials Lab

Note:  Students pursuing the Materials Science certificate and any of the Physics liberal arts standard major emphases to meet graduation requirements for completing a first and second degree program must earn a minimum of 48 unique credits between the certificate and the major. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcome:

  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.