Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering - Biomaterials

Wellness Requirement
APPH 1040Scientific Foundations of Health2
or APPH 1050 The Science of Physical Activity and Health
or APPH 1060 Flourishing: Strategies for Well-being and Resilience
Institutional Priority
CS 1371Computing for Engineers3
Mathematics and Quantitative Skills
MATH 1552Integral Calculus4
Political Science and U.S. History
HIST 2111The United States to 18773
or HIST 2112 The United States since 1877
or INTA 1200 American Government in Comparative Perspective
or POL 1101 Government of the United States
or PUBP 3000 American Constitutional Issues
Arts, Humanities, and Ethics
Any HUM6
Communicating in Writing
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences
PHYS 2211Introductory Physics I 14
PHYS 2212Introductory Physics II 24
MATH 1551Differential Calculus2
MATH 1553Introduction to Linear Algebra2
Social Sciences
Select one of the following:3
Economic Analysis and Policy Problems
The Global Economy
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Any SS 6
Field of Study
CHEM 1211KChemical Principles I4
CHEM 1212KChemical Principles II4
CHEM 1315Survey of Organic Chemistry for Engineers3
MATH 2551Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 2552Differential Equations4
Major Requirements
Ethics 3
MSE 1111Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering1
MSE 2001Principles and Applications of Engineering Materials3
MSE 2021Materials Characterization4
MSE 3001Chemical Thermodynamics of Materials3
MSE 3002Structural Transformations in Metallic, Ceramic, and Polymeric Systems3
MSE 3005Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MSE 3015Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties3
MSE 3021Materials Laboratory I2
MSE 3025Statistics and Numerical Methods in Materials Science and Engineering3
MSE 3210Transport Phenomena3
MSE 4022Materials Laboratory II2
MSE 4410Capstone Engineering Design I3
MSE 4420Capstone Engineering Design II3
or ME 4723 Interdisciplinary Capstone Design
MSE 4775Polymer Science and Engineering I: Formation and Properties3
Other Requirements
COE 2001Statics2
COE 3001Mechanics of Deformable Bodies3
ECE 3710Circuits and Electronics2
ECE 3741Instrumentation and Electronics Lab1
ISYE 3025Essentials of Engineering Economy1
Biomaterials Concentration
BIOS 1107
Biological Principles
and Biological Principles Laboratory
MSE 4751Introduction to Biomaterials3
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures
Soft Nano and Bio Materials
Biologically Inspired Design
Survey of Biochemistry
Biomaterials Elective Course 4,53
Free Electives
Free Electives 64
Total Credit Hours129

Pass-fail only allowed for Free Electives, Core IMPACTS Arts, Humanities & Ethics, and Social Sciences.


If PHYS 2231 is taken, extra hour goes to Free Electives.


If PHYS 2232 is taken, extra hour goes to Free Electives.


Any Georgia Tech course that has the Ethics Attribute. Check here for a list of Ethics courses.


For students wishing to gain more knowledge in Biomaterials, one of the following courses are recommended: MSE 4330, MSE 4335, MSE 4740, CHEM 3511.


Students may meet this requirement by taking ME 1670; Any MSE course except MSE 3720, MSE 3300, MSE 2698, MSE 2699, MSE 4698, MSE 4699. If a student completes the Research Option, they can use the combination of LMC 4701, LMC 4702 and MSE 2699/MSE 4699


MATH 1113 and PHYS 2XXX(AP credit) are not allowed.