Materials Chemistry Major

Description: A program that focuses on the synthesis and study of organic or inorganic materials and their electronic, magnetic, optical or mechanical properties. Includes instruction in advanced materials for photonics, lasers, chemical sensors and arrays or nanochemistry; semiconductor nanowires; and molecular electronics. Is Materials Chemistry the right major for you?
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Materials Chemistry Major

What Courses Do Materials Chemistry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Materials Chemistry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Algebra
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Electronic Materials
  • Materials Science
  • Physics

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