BS - College of Engineering

Chemical Engineering (Materials)

The materials emphasis builds on the core Chemical Engineering curriculum to include courses of interest to students who wish to pursue careers and/or interests in materials science and solid-state physics. The emphasis area requirements cover basic topics in materials science, after which the student is asked to choose at least one course covering a more specific area of materials: ceramics, polymers, biological materials, or composites. Students are then free to choose electives in other areas, including optical materials, semiconductors, advanced materials, structural materials, and materials characterization. Students selecting the materials emphasis have all the advantages of an education in chemical engineering along with specialized knowledge of materials, giving them a valuable base from which to build a career.

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Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major:

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