Materials Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and materials science principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials and related processes used in manufacturing in a wide variety of settings; the synthesis of new industrial materials, including marrying and bonding composites; analysis of materials requirements and specifications; and related problems of system design dependent on materials factors. Is Materials Engineering the right major for you?
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Materials Engineering Major

What Courses Do Materials Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Materials Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Thermodynamics
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