BS in Materials Science and Engineering

Shorelight-University of Central Florida, United States

bs-in-materials-science-and-engineering

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Students in the Materials Science and Engineering major are expected to make consistent good progress toward their degrees to remain enrolled in, or eligible for, any major in the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS) or the College of Optics and Photonics (COP).

Career and Academic Advising

  • The department requires all students in the program meet with a faculty member for advising on career and academic issues.
  • Students are assumed to have prior knowledge of a higher-level programming language.
  • This Materials Science and Engineering program has potential ties to professional licensure or certification in the field. For more information on how this program may prepare you in that regard

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

Plan of Study (128 Hours)

  • The tentative course schedule listed below is a guide for those students who plan on completing their degree in four years. All engineering students should meet with their departmental academic advisor to develop and maintain an appropriate plan of study.

Freshman Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)

  • CHM 2045C - Chemistry Fundamentals I Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • MAC 2311C - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGS 1006C - Introduction to the Engineering Profession Credit Hours: 1 hrs

Freshman Year - Spring (16 hours)

  • CHM 2046 - Chemistry Fundamentals II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CHM 2046L - Chemistry Fundamentals Laboratory Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • MAC 2312 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2048C - General Physics Using Calculus I (or PHY2048 and PHY2048L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EGN 1007C - Engineering Concepts and Methods Credit Hours: 1 hrs

Freshman Year - Summer (10 hours)

  • MAC 2313 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • SPC 1603C - Fundamentals of Technical Presentations Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Fall (13 hours)

  • CHM 2210 - Organic Chemistry I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2049C - General Physics Using Calculus II (or PHY2049 and PHY2049L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EGN 3365 - Structure and Properties of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 3211 - Engineering Analysis and Computation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Spring (15 hours)

  • MAP 2302 - Ordinary Differential Equations I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 3012C - Experimental Techniques in Materials I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 3102 - Thermodynamics of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 3124 - Design and Selection of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 3373 - Principles of Electrical Engineering Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Summer (9 hours)

  • STA 3032 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Cultural/Historical Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Fall (12 hours)

  • EMA 3000 - Engineering Polymeric Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4223 - Fundamentals of Mechanical Behavior of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4307 - Kinetics of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4513 - Structures of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Spring (12 hours)

  • EMA 4115 - Transport Phenomena in Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4125 - Phase Transformations and Microstructural Development in Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4013C - Experimental Techniques in Materials II Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select 1 of 3 Option:

  • Select one course Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CHM 2211 - Organic Chemistry II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 3101 - General Physics Using Calculus III Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 3310 - Engineering Analysis-Statics Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Fall (15 hours)

  • EMA 4915 - Materials Senior Design I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4413 - Fundamentals of Electronic Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4602C - Materials Processing Laboratory Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Spring (14 hours)

  • EMA 4916 - Materials Senior Design II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EMA 4009 - Materials in Society Credit Hours: 2 hrs
  • Historical Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Cultural Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Science Foundation Group 2 Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000 
  • Tuition $17,000 
  • Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $4,000 
  • Other $2,000

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