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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [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 128 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 footnote2 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 should be selected.

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 of senior year.

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