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Last approved: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:02:57 GMT

Last edit: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:02:57 GMT

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MSE (Materials Science and Engineering)
270
031043
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
Mat Science ENG Seminar
College of Engineering
Materials Engineering (14MAT)
Term Offering
Spring Only
Offered Every Year
Fall 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Letter Grade Only
1
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture1.0
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Cheryl Cass
Director of Undergraduate Programs

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture5050NoN/A
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Corequisite: MSE 201 or MSE 203 or BME 203
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
14MSEBSMaterials Science and EngineeringRequired
14MSEBIOMaterials Science and Engineering - Biomaterials ConcentrationRequired
14MSENANOMaterials Science and Engineering - Nanomaterials ConcentrationRequired
This course surveys the field of materials science and engineering and introduces students to contemporary issues. Job and career opportunities at the BS and graduate degree levels are presented. Students are introduced to opportunities for laboratory assistant jobs in the MSE department, summer internships, co-ops and summer research experiences at NCSU and other institutions. Students will learn to prepare effective resumes, technical reports and oral presentations.

The inclusion of MSE 203 and BME 203 incorporates students from the new biomaterials concentration.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
&
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

No additional resources are required for this course.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing this course should be able to:



  • Explain the MSE undergraduate curriculum and areas of specialization

  • Discuss contemporary issues in materials science and engineering

  • Describe job opportunities for students with BS, MS and PhD degrees

  • Identify summer and internship job opportunities and the value of such co-curricular activities

  • Identify research experience opportunities on and off campus

  • Prepare an effective resume

  • Prepare and present effective written and oral presentations


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Written Assignment10%Resume
Written Assignment10%Seminar Reviews
Written Assignment10%Career fair attendance
Written Assignment30MSE Project topic
Oral Presentation25MSE Project topic
Participation5Peer Reviews

aeherget (Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:46:51 GMT): AECHH: Student Learning Outcomes almost verbatim to last approved in 2008, confirmed 4/4/2017.
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