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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Materials Science Minor

Brycelyn Boardman, Director

Phone: (540) 568-8811
Location: 901 Carrier Drive, MSC 4502

Refer to the Materials Science Minor in Centers for Materials Science for more detailed information on this cross disciplinary program.

Minor Requirements

The minor in materials science includes four major components:

  • Choice of an entry-level introductory course in materials science.
  • Lecture or laboratory course that emphasizes more specialized areas in materials science.
  • Materials science electives that can include all specialized courses.
  • Research or an additional materials science lecture or laboratory experience.

Courses for the minor are offered through the departments of chemistry, geology and environmental studies, integrated science and technology, mathematics, and physics.


  • Materials Science Electives: 9 Credit Hours
  • Research or additional materials science laboratory course: 3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following: 3 Credit Hours

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Research in Materials Science

Register for Research in Materials Science under one of the following:

Special topics in materials science registered under: