Materials Science and Engineering, Bachelor of Science Degree
What will I learn in a materials science and engineering degree program?
Our students gain skills in the following areas:
- Science and engineering: Our graduates are skilled in creatively applying science, math and engineering principles to contemporary problems in materials application and design. They have experience with glasses, semiconductors, composites, metals and polymers, as well as concepts of material structure, behavior, processing and performance.
- Leadership and teamwork: Our graduates can make an impact in the engineering profession in various roles, including as team members and in leadership roles.
- Professional contributions: Our graduates are life-long learners who impact the developing understanding of research, design and application of materials.
- Broader impact: Our graduates are comfortable working in interdisciplinary environments and are aware of their legal, moral and environmental responsibilities as engineers.
The materials science and engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, which is the recognized worldwide leader in assuring quality and stimulating innovation in engineering education.