An Upper Division General Education Course on Materials for Non-Engineering Students

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We present the structure of a new course which is designed to expose junior and senior level undergraduates in non-engineering fields to materials. Washington State University has a “General Education” requirement, which requires students to take a variety of courses including the area of sciences, humanities, and technology. We have developed this course to satisfy the requirement for technology for upper division students. The results of the enrollment over the past 3 years are presented: each semester more majors are taking the course, suggesting it is reaching an multidisciplinary audience. Comments from the students and plans for the future are discussed.

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Bahr, D.F., Norton, M.G. An Upper Division General Education Course on Materials for Non-Engineering Students. MRS Online Proceedings Library 760, 46 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-760-JJ4.6

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