Course Listing

MSE UNDERGRADUATE COURSE OFFERINGS FOR 2021-2022

Listed below are the anticipated MSE undergraduate courses beginning in the fall for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Please note that the offerings are subject to change without notice. For course descriptions, please refer to the catalogue (available in at http://catalogue.uci.edu/). Contact Desiree Rios with questions.


Fall 2021

ENGR 1A: General Chemistry for Engineers. 4 Units. Virtual for Fall 2021 only.
ENGR 54: Principles of Materials Science and Engineering. 4 Units.
MSE 151: Polymeric Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 158: Ceramic Materials for Sustainable Energy. 4 Units. Virtual for Fall 2021 only.
MSE 164: X-ray Diffraction, Electron Microscopy, and Microanalysis. 4 Units.
MSE 164L: X-ray Diffraction, Electron Microscopy, and Microanalysis Lab. 1 Unit.
MSE 165A: Thermodynamics of Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 189A: Senior Design Project I. 3 Units.


Winter 2022

ENGR 54: Principles of Materials Science and Engineering. 4 Units.
MSE 60: Laboratory in Synthesis and Characterization of Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 155: Mechanical Behavior and Design Principles. 4 Units.
MSE 155L: Mechanical Behavior Laboratory. 1 Unit.
MSE 165B: Diffusion and Heat Transport in Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 173: Fundamentals of Materials Processing: How are Materials Processed to Make Things?. 4 Units.
MSE 175: Design Failure Investigation. 4 Units.
MSE 176: Surface and Adhesion Science. 4 Units.
MSE 189B: Senior Design Project II. 3 Units.
MSE 195: Properties of Advanced Functional Materials. 4 Units.


Spring 2022

ENGR 54: Principles of Materials Science and Engineering. 4 Units.
MSE 69: Electronic and Optical Properties in Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 165C: Materials Kinetics and Phase Transformations. 4 Units.
MSE 165CL: Laboratory in Materials Kinetics and Phase Transformations. 1 Unit.
MSE 174: Composite Materials Design. 4 Units. 
MSE 189C: Senior Design Project II. 3 Units.
MSE 190: Materials Selection and Design. 4 Units.
MSE 195: Synthesis and Properties of Biological, Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials. 4 Units.
MSE 195: Soft Skills for Successful Careers in Engineering. 4 Units.