University of California, Riverside

Materials Science and Engineering



MS&E Courses


Suggested Course Plan for a UC Riverside Undergraduate Degree in Materials Science and Engineering

(Catalog Year 2013)
Fall Quarter 
 Winter Quarter
 Spring Quarter
 
 First Year
 
CHEM 1A/1LA
General Chemistry
CHEM 1B/1LB
General Chemistry
CHEM 1C/1LC
General Chemistry
ENGL 1A
English Composition
ENGL 1B
English Composition
MATH 9C
First Year Calculus
MATH 9A
First Year Calculus
MATH 9B
First Year Calculus
BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
  BREADTH
Biological Science
MSE 1
Fundamentals of Materials Science
 
 Second Year
 
CHEM 112A
Organic Chemistry
MATH 10A
Multivariable Calculus

CS 30
Intro to Comp Sci & Engr

MATH 46
Differential Equations
ME 10
Statics
EE 1A/1LA
Engineering Circuit Analysis
PHYS 40A
Physics (Mechanics)
PHYS 40B
Physics (Heat/Waves/Sound)
MATH 10B
Multivariable Calculus
BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
 BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
PHYS 40C
Physics (Electricity/Magnetism)
 
 Third Year
 
CEE 135
Chemistry of Materials
BIEN 140A/CEE 140A
Biomaterials

ENGR 180W*
Technical Communications

EE 138
Electrical Properties of Materials

CHE 100
Engineering Thermodynamics
ME 156
Mechanical Behavior of Materials
ME 114
Properties of Engineering Materials
ME 110
Mechanics of Materials
MSE 160
Nanostructure Characterization Lab 
BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
**See Catalog List
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
**See Catalog List
 
Fourth Year
 

ME 156
Mechanical Behavior of Materials

MSE 175A
Senior Design
MSE 175B
Senior Design
MSE 161
Analytical Materials Characterization
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
**See Catalog List 
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
**See Catalog List 
STAT 155
Probability, Statistics for Engr
BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
BREADTH
Humanities/Social Sciences
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
**See Catalog List 
 
 

Notes

Humanities/Social Sciences courses fulfill the breadth requirements specific to the College of Engineering and are available on the College of Engineering Student Academic Affairs website: http://www.engr.ucr.edu/studentaffairs

*English Composition-  A "C" or better is required in all English Composition courses to satisfy the graduation requirement.  ENGR 180W fulfills the third quarter of English Composition.

**Technical Electives are courses in Materials Science & Engineering which explore specific topics. A list of Technical Electives is available on the College of Engineering Student Academic Affairs website: www.engr.ucr.edu/studentaffairs, and the UCR College Catalog website: www.catalog.ucr.edu/.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
313 Materials Science & Engineering Building

Tel: (951) 827-3383
Fax: (951) 827-3188x
E-mail: mse-program@engr.ucr.edu

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