BS Materials Engineering (MatE) 5-Year Curriculum Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

  • MATH 30 Calculus I (P) - 3
  • GE (A1) Oral Communication - 3
  • ENGL 1A Composition - 3
  • ENGR 10 Introduction to Engineering - 3

Semester Total - 12

Spring Semester

  • MATH 31 Calculus II - 4
  • PHYS 50 General Physics (P) - 4
  • ENGL 1B Composition - 3

Semester Total - 11

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • MATH 32 Calculus III - 3
  • CHEM 1A General Chemistry - 5
  • PHYS 51 General Physics - 4
  • Writing Skills Test - 0

Semester Total - 12

Spring Semester

  • MATH 133A Ordinary Differential Equations - 3
  • CHEM 1B General Chemistry - 5
  • MATE 25 Introduction to Materials - 3
  • CE 99 Statics - 2

Semester Total - 13

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • ENGR 100W Engineering Reports (WST) - 3
  • CHEM 161A Physical Chemistry I - 3
  • AMS 1A American Studies - 6

Semester Total - 12

Spring Semester

  • AMS 1B American Studies - 6
  • EE 98 Introduction to Circuit Analysis - 3
  • MATE 153 Electrical Prop Materials - 3

Semester Total - 12

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

  • MATE 115 Struc/Props Solids (LD) - 3
  • CHE 162 Statistics & Analysis - 3
  • Tech Elective - 3
  • MATE 143 Scanning Electron - 1
  • CHE 161 Process Safety and Engineering Ethics (JC) (100W) - 1

Semester Total - 11

Spring Semester

  • MATE 151 Solid State Thermodynamics - 3
  • MATE 154 Metals & Alloys - 3
  • MATE 141 Materials Analysis - 3
  • MATE 155 Materials Selection and Process Design - 3

Fifth Year

Fall Semester

  • MATE 198A Senior Design Project (JC) (100W) - 2
  • Engr 195A - 1
  • MATE 195 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (JC) (100W) - 3
  • MATE 185 Ceramics (JC) (100W) - 3

Semester Total - 12

Spring Semester

  • MATE 198B Senior Design Project - 2
  • Engr 195B - 1
  • MATE 152 Solid State Kinetics (JC) (100W) - 3
  • MATE 186 Polymers - 3
  • MATE 144 XRay Diff Lab - 1
  • Tech Elective - 3

Semester Total - 13

Total - 120

Footnotes

  • (P) - Must take placement exam to enter this course
  • (JC) - MUST PASS JUNIOR CORE: C AVERAGE IN MATE 115, 141, 151, 153, 154, and 155 WITH A MINIMUM OF C- IN EACH
  • (WST) - Must pass the writing skills test to enter this course
  • (100W) - Must pass ENGR 100W to prior to starting this course
  • (LD) - MUST PASS LOWER DIVISION CORE: C AVERAGE PHYS 51, MATH 32 & 133A, CHEM 1A &1B

For more information on these courses view the BS - Material Engineering page in the SJSU Catalog.