The Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Program Education Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the materials science and engineering program at the University of California, Davis are to produce graduates that:
- Are employed in a professional field related to materials science and engineering, or another area of their choosing, that utilizes their skills as identified in the materials science and engineering student outcomes, and/or are attending graduate or professional programs of study;
- Contribute to their profession and society through engineering practice, research and development, teaching and/or education, or in governmental, regulatory or legal aspects
Upon graduation, we expect our students to have:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
- An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Enrollment and Graduation Data
Click on the link below to access enrollment and graduation data for the following undergraduate programs from academic year 2011-2012 to academic year 2017-2018: