Jul 21, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Materials Engineering


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The sample curriculum shown below, which results in the B.S. degree in Materials Engineering, requires a minimum of 129 credit hours and completion of the required elective courses that follow.

First Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Fall


  • Professional Dev. II  Credit Hours: 2
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective I Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Materials Elective I Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective II Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Materials Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective III Credit Hours: 4

Electives


The following is a list of courses from which the electives indicated above may be selected. The courses in the Materials Electives list may be substituted with any MTLE 4000- or 6000-level course.  In order to take a 6000-level course, students may be required to obtain formal approval from the Office of Graduate Education, as specified in the course catalog. The free electives must total at least 12 credits.

Restricted Elective Options


Materials Electives


Footnotes


  1. Students are encouraged to select a life science course, such as BIOL 1010.
  2. This course will be fulfilled from a list published at the start of each semester.
  3. This course can be taken in either semester.

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