Standard Program-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

MSE Standard Example Program

Freshman Year: Fall Semester                                  PDF version

27-100 Engineering Materials of the Future 12
21-120 Differential and Integral Calculus 10
33-106 Physics for Engineering Students I 12
99-101 Computing @ Carnegie Mellon (C@CM) 3
xx-xxx Approved PPC/SDM CIT Gen Ed Elective 9
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Freshman Year: Spring Semester

21-122 Integration, Differential Equations and Approximation 10
xx-xxx Second Introductory Engineering  Course 12
09-101 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry 3
33-107 Physics II for Engineers 12
76-101 Interpretation and Argument 9
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Sophomore Year: Fall Semester

27-201 Structure of Materials 9
27-210 Materials Engineering Essentials 6
27-215 Thermodynamics of Materials 12
21-259 Calculus in 3D 9
15-110 or 15-112 Principles of Computing or
Fundamentals of Programming and Computer Science
10 (12)
09-105 Modern Chemistry I 10
39-210 Experiental Learning [1] 0
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Sophomore Year: Spring Semester

27-202 Defects in Materials 9
27-205 Introduction to Materials Characterization 3
27-216 Transport in Materials 9
27-217 Phase Relations and Diagrams 12
21-260 Differential Equations 9
xx-xxx Approved PPC/SDM/II/WE Elective [1] 9
39-220 Experiential Learning [2] 0
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Junior Year: Fall Semester

27-301 Microstructure and Properties I 9
27-xxx MSE Restricted Elective [1] 9
33-225 or 03-121 or 09-217 Quantum Phys and the Structure of Matter or
Modern Biology or
Organic Chemistry
9
xx-xxx Approved PPC/SDM/II/WE elective [2] 9
xx-xxx Free Elective [1] 9
239-310 Experiential Learning [3] 0
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Junior Year: Spring Semester

27-367 Selection and Performance of Materials 6
27-xxx MSE Restricted Elective [2] 9
27-xxx MSE Restricted Elective [3] 9
xx-xxx Approved PCC/SDM/II/WE Elective [3] 9
36-220 Engineering Statistics and Quality Control 9
xx-xxx Free Elective [2] 9
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Senior Year: Fall Semester

27-401 Capstone Design 12
27-xxx MSE Restricted Elective [4] 9
xx-xxx Approved PCC/SDM/II/WE Elective [4] 9
xx-xxx H&SS Elective [1] 9
xx-xxx  Free Elective [3] 9
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Senior Year: Spring Semester

xx-xxx MSE Approved CIT Technical Elective 9
xx-xxx Free Elective [4] 9
xx-xxx Free Elective [5] 9
xx-xxx H&SS Elective [2] 9
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                                                                        Total Units: 379