The bachelor of arts in materials science gives students flexibility to explore other disciplines and interests.The bachelor of arts in materials science gives students flexibility to explore other disciplines and interests.

Undergraduate Study
Materials Science (BA)

This degree is offered through the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences and provides the opportunity to study materials science within the context of the college’s focus on liberal arts and sciences.

Please note: This degree is distinct from the bachelor of science offered in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

There are strong connections with the physical and biological sciences, as well as with the various engineering disciplines. Dual majors and minors in materials science are strongly encouraged.

Career Paths

Graduates of materials science go on to careers in industry or seek higher degrees in graduate or professional schools. They enter fields such as research and development, quality assurance, marketing, management, education, among others. Post-graduation placement