Materials Science (Minor)

Armour College of Engineering offers the Minor in Materials Science to prepare students to explore modern technology and combine knowledge of their major with a background in materials science. Students will be prepared to study connections between materials’ structure and performance, including semiconductors, nanotechnology, and bio-materials. In addition, they will learn how newly engineered materials can be used to advance the future of technology.

Coursework may include such topics as structures and properties of materials, manufacturing processes, and advanced aerospace materials composites.

Program Overview

Students will be prepared to study connections between materials’ structure and performance, including semiconductors, nanotechnology, and bio-materials. In addition, they will learn how newly engineered materials can be used to advance the future of technology.

Career Opportunities

An advanced education opens up a variety of career opportunities.

The Minor in Materials Science consists of at least five courses (minimum of 15 credit hours).

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Students who wish to declare a minor should email ugaa@iit.edu with their name, student ID number, and intended minor.