These changes are accepted by the Chemistry department because the Chemistry and Engineering departments have  changed some courses currently specified in the chemistry materials science option in the OSU catalog such that students cannot take exactly is listed in the catalog.

Previous Materials Science Option (33-34 cr) (prior to 2010)

CHE 444 Thin Film Materials Processing (3)
CHE 445  Polymer Engineering and Science (4)
ENGR 322 Mechanical Properties of Materials (4)
ME 481 Thermodynamics of Solids (3)
MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4)
Select one of the two following courses:
 CH 445 Physical Chemistry of Materials (3) OR ENGR 321 Materials Science (3)
Material Science Electives - Select three courses from below:
 CH 401, CH 413, CH 448, CE 321, CE 322, ECE 317, FP 318, ME 482, ME 485, or PH 475

Proposed but not approved - will be submitted for approval

Enforced Materials Science Option (30 - 33 cr) (as of 2010)

Select one of the three following courses:
CH 445 or CH 448 or CH 413 Physical Chemistry of Materials (3) OR Surface Chemistry (3) OR Solid State Chemistry (3); Note: CH 445 or 448 are rarely taught
CHE 445 Polymer Engineering and Science (4)
ENGR 211 Statics (3)
ENGR 213 Strength of Materials (3)
ENGR 321 Introduction to Materials Science (4)
MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4)
Material Science Electives (9 - 12 cr)
Select three elective courses from the following list:
 CH 401 or CHE 401 Research (3), ECE 416 Electronic Materials and Devices (4), ENGR 212 Dynamics (3), ENGR 221 The Science, Engineering And Social Impact of Nanotechnology (3), ENGR 322 Mechanical Properties of Materials (3), ME 316 Mechanics of Materials (3), ME 581 Thermodynamics Of Solids (4).

Typical Timing for Material Science Option Courses

Course  Title Term Prerequisites
Required
CH 445 Physical Chemistry of Materials (3) Winter CH 442
CH 448 Surface Chemistry (3) Winter CH 442
CH 413 Solid State Chemistry (3-4) Spring CH 442 recommended
CHE 445 Polymer Engineering and Science (4) Fall, Spring CH 336 and MTH 256
ENGR 211  Statics (3)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer MTH 252
ENGR 213 Strength of Materials (3) Fall, Winter, Spring ENGR 211
ENGR 321 Introduction to Materials Science (4) Fall, Winter CH 232/272
MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4) Fall, Winter, Spring MTH 254
 
Electives
CH 401 or CHE 401  Undergraduate research (3) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Instructor approval
CH 413 Solid State Chemistry (3) Spring CH 442 recommended
ECE 416 Electronic Materials and Devices (4) Fall ENGR 201 or equiv
ENGR 212 Dynamics (3) Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer ENGR 211 and PH 211
ENGR 221 The Science, Engineering And Social Impact Of Nanotechnology (3) Fall One Year of College Science
ENGR 322 Mechanical Properties of Materials (3) (cross listed as MATS 322) Winter, Spring ENGR 213, ENGR 321
ME 316 Mechanics Of Materials (3) Fall, Winter ENGR 213 and MTH 256
ME 581 Thermodynamics Of Solids (4) (cross listed as MATS 581) Fall  

 * = may be taken currently