Graduates will leverage their educational experience to advance in their chosen careers.
Graduates will use their materials science and engineering education to define and solve engineering, science and societal problems.
Graduates will apply science, mathematical, information science, and engineering principles to solve materials engineering and other problems in their careers.
Graduates will use design principles to develop new materials, systems and characterization approaches and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.
The Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering degree program at the University of Maryland is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, under the General Criteria and the Materials Science and Engineering Program Criteria.
The 122-credit degree program is designed to give graduates the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to work in the field of materials science and engineering and to continue learning throughout their careers.
|The Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.|
Program Educational Objectives
Student Learning Outcomes
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is using the following ABET learning outcomes:
1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Enrollment and Graduation Rates
- Undergraduate enrollment: 56 (Fall 2022)
- Degrees Awarded: 24 (2022)