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Minor Requirements

Materials Science and Engineering Minor

(Note: If completing both the Materials Science and Engineering major or minor and the Metallurgical Engineering minor, students must have 6 unique credits towards each minor)

  • MSE 201 Elements of Materials Science (3 credits)

And 17 credits from the following courses:

  • Engr 350 Engineering Mechanics of Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 313 Physical Metallurgy I (4 credits)
  • ChE 340 Transport and Rate Processes I (4 credits)
  • MSE 341 Particulate Materials Processing (4 credits)
  • MSE 412 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 423 Corrosion (3 credits)
  • MSE 427 Ceramic Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 432 Fundamentals of Thin Film Fabrication (3 credits)
  • MSE 434 Fundamentals of Polymeric Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 438 Fundamentals of Nuclear Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 456 Metallic Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 464 Materials Physics and Engineering (3 credits)
  • Phys 212 Engineering Physics II (3 credits)

Courses to total 20 credits for this minor.

Metallurgical Engineering Minor

  • MSE 201 Elements of Materials Science (3 credits)
  • MSE 313 Physical Metallurgy (4 credits)
  • MSE 344 Low Temperature Processing of Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 442 High Temperature Processing of Materials (3 credits)
  • MSE 456 Metallic Materials (3 credits)
  • And 6 credits from the following courses:
    • Engr 350 Engineering Mechanics of Materials (3 credits)
    • MSE 308 Thermodynamics of Materials (3 credits)
    • ChE 340 Transport and Rate Processes I (4 credits)
    • MSE 341 Particulate Materials Processing (4 credits)
    • MSE 423 Corrosion (3 credits)
    • NE 438 Fundamentals of Nuclear Materials (3 credits)
    • Phys 212 Engineering Physics II (3 credits)

Courses to total 20 credits for this minor.

Contact Us

Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

Mailing Address:

Chemical and Materials Science Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1021
Moscow, ID 83844-1021

Phone: 208-885-7572

Fax: 208-885-7462

Email: che@uidaho.edu or mse@uidaho.edu