MAT_SCI 396: Senior Project in Materials Science and Engineering

Quarter Offered

Fall : W 2-2:50 ; Stair
Winter : W 2-2:50 ; Stair
Spring : W 2-2:50 ; Stair


Senior standing in materials science program


Course Objectives

To be taken in two consecutive quarters. Independent basic or applied research project, conceived and performed under the direction of a department faculty member.

Course Outcomes

A student completing this course should be able to:

  1. Understand the basis for making ethical decisions in the practice of science and engineering.
  2. Write a research report consistent with standard practices.
  3. Give effective oral and written reports of ongoing and completed work.

Relationship to Department Outcomes: (

Supports 2, 5, 7, 10, 11, 13, 16