University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

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Minor in Materials Science and Engineering

The Materials Science and Engineering minor degree program is designed to enhance students’ fundamental knowledge of the materials paradigm to improve their marketability to employers or graduate schools.

Degree Requirements

The Minor in Materials Science and Engineering requires from 19-21 credit hours from a list of approved courses. These courses have pre-requisites, and their enrollment will require approval from the MMBME Department. The program will accept the equivalent of the MME 2303 Intro to Materials Sci & Engrgcourse taught within other departments in the College of Engineering. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses counted towards the minor. A bachelor’s degree must be completed for the degree to be awarded.

Degree Plan

MME 2303Intro to Materials Sci & Engrg3
MME 3406Nanofuctnl Physical Metallurgy4
MME 3407Mechanical Behavior of Matls3-4
or MME 4316 Failure Analysis
MME 3413Materials Characterization3-4
or MME 4315 Metallogrphy and Micro Inter
Two (2) electives selected from the following courses:6-7
Rate Processes
Appl Chemical Thermodynamics
Circuits, Elect Mat & Devices
Materials Characterization
Metals Processing
Failure Analysis
Mat. Synthesis & Manufacturing
and any MME course listed as a concentration course
Total Hours19-22