Restricted Electives

There is a wide range of restricted electives. It is often possible to substitute a subject outside Course 3 by petition. Students completing the Course 3 degree must complete 48 restricted elective units which is on average 4 subjects. The electives are grouped into these major areas of Materials Science and Engineering:

  •  Bio-and Polymeric Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Structural and Environmental Materials
  • Fundamental and Computational Materials Science

Restricted Electives (3) 48 units:
3.004 Principles of Engineering Practice, 12; Physics I (GIR), Calculus I (GIR)
3.016 Mathematical Methods for Materials Scientists and Engineers, 12;
          Calculus II (GIR)(1)

3.017 Modelling, Problem Solving, Computing, and Visualization, 12;  3.016,
          6.0001, 16.99, or 12.010; 3.014, 3.022, or 3.024; or permission of instructor
3.021J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, 12, REST; 18.03*(1)
3.046 Thermodynamics of Materials, 12, REST; 18.03*
3.048 Advanced Materials Processing, 12; 3.022, 3.044
3.052 Nanomechanics of Materials and Biomaterials, 12; 3.032*
3.053J Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics, 12; 18.03*,
            Biology (GIR), 2.370*
3.054 Cellular Solids: Structure, Properties, Applications, 12; 3.032
3.055 Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 12; 3.034*
3.063 Polymer Physics, 12; 3.012
3.064 Polymer Engineering, 12; 3.032, 3.044
3.07 Introduction to Ceramics, 12; 3.012
3.071 Amorphous Materials, 12; 3.024
3.072 Symmetry, Structure, and Tensor Properties of Materials, 12; 3.016*
3.074 Imaging of Materials, 12; 3.024*
3.080 Economic and Environmental Materials Selection, 12; 3.012*
3.081 Industrial Ecology of Materials, 12; 3.012, 3.014, 3.022, 3.024,
          or permission of instructor
3.086 Innovation and Commercialization of Materials Technology, 12
3.14 Physical Metallurgy, 12; 3.012, 3.022, 3.032
3.15 Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Materials and Devices, 12; 3.024
3.152 Magnetic Materials, 12; 3.024
3.153 Nanoscale Materials, 12; 3.024
3.154 Materials Performance in Extreme Environments, 12; 3.032*
3.155J Micro/Nano Processing Technology, 12, CI-M; permission of instructor
3.156 Photonic Materials and Devices, 12; 3.016 or 18.03; 3.024
3.18 Materials Science and Engineering of Clean Energy, 12; 3.022, 3.024
3.19 Sustainable Chemical Metallurgy, 12; 3.012, 3.022
3.S171 Special Subject: Processing and Properties of Structural Materials, 12; 3.012, 3.014

 

Notes 

* Alternate prerequisites are listed in the subject description. 

(1) These subjects can count as part of the required subjects or as restricted electives, but not both.

(2) Students may elect 9-12 units.

(3) Substitution of similar subjects may be permitted by petition.

For students pursuing the Course 3A or Course 3C track, please refer to their pages for information about their restricted elective options.

 

 

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