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Materials Science  Minor

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College of Engineering|School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering



Materials Science is a unique blend of disciplines spanning engineering, science, and forestry at OSU.

The Materials Science minor is aimed at students with a wide range of materials-related interests including composites, ceramics, polymers, metallurgy, electronic materials and devices, solid-state chemistry, and solid-state physics.



Required Core (7–8 credits)

MATS/ENGR 321. Introduction to Materials Science (4)
CCE 321. Civil and Construction Engineering Materials (4)
   or MATS/ENGR 322. Mechanical Properties of Materials (3)

Select 19–20 credits from the following 5 categories

At least 3 credits from each category, 12 credits must be upper division (300 plus).

Structure (3+ credits)

CH 411. Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CH 413. Solid State Chemistry (3)
CH 442. Physical Chemistry (3)
CHE 445. Polymer Engineering and Science (4)
ECE 415. Material Science of Nanotechnology (3)
ECE 416. Electronic Materials and Devices (4)
MATS 455. Experimental Techniques in Materials Science (4)
MATS 478. Thin Film Materials Characterization and Properties (4)
ME 483. Composite Materials (3) [Terminated fall 2017]
WSE 111. Renewable Materials for a Green Planet (2)
WSE 210. *Renewable Materials Technology and Utilization (4)
WSE 321. Chemistry of Renewable Materials (3)
WSE 322. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Renewable Materials (4)
WSE 324. Renewable Materials Laboratory (3)

Properties (3+ credits)

CCE 422. Green Building Materials (3)
CH 412. Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CH 445. Physical Chemistry of Materials (3) [Terminated fall 2017]
CHE 445. Polymer Engineering and Science (4)
ECE 411. Engineering Magnetics (3)
ECE 416. Electronic Materials and Devices (4)
MATS 455. Experimental Techniques in Material Science (4)
MATS 478. Thin Film Materials Characterization and Properties (4)
MATS 499. Special Topics (Physical Metallurgy) (3)
ME 483. Composite Materials (3) [Terminated fall 2017]
ME 484. Fracture of Materials (3)
ME 599. Special Topics (Nuclear Materials) (4)
   or NSE 599. Special Topics (Nuclear Materials) (4)
WSE 321. Chemistry of Renewable Materials (3)
WSE 322. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Renewable Materials (4)
WSE 324. Renewable Materials Laboratory (3)

Processing (3+ credits)

CHE 444. Thin Film Materials Processing (4)
ECE 418. Semiconductor Processing (4)
MATS 445. Welding Metallurgy (4)
MATS 499. Special Topics (Additive Manufacturing) (4)
MFGE 337. Materials and Manufacturing Processes (4)
MFGE 438. Composites Manufacturing (4)

Design (3+ credits)

MATS 455. Experimental Techniques in Material Science (4)
ME 480. Materials Selection (3)

Ethics and Environment (3+ credits)

ECE 415. Material Science of Nanotechnology (3)
MATS/ENGR 221. The Science, Engineering and Social Impact of Nanotechnology (3)
WSE 111. Renewable Materials for a Green Planet (2)
WSE 210. *Renewable Materials Technology and Utilization (4)
WSE 453. ^Global Trade in Renewable Materials (3)

Total=27


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Minor Code: 764


 
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