Requirements for the minor in Engineering Composites 

Completion of the minor requires 18-21 credits from the following 3 required and 3 elective courses.  Please note that all prerequisites must be satisfied in order to take these courses.

3 Required Courses (9 credits):

  • MEC 363 Mechanics of Solids
  • MEC 456 Intro to Engineering Mechanics of Composites
  • MEC 457 Engineering Composites Fabrication and Characterization 

 3 Elective Courses from the following list (9 to 12 credits):

  • MEC 455 Applied Stress Analysis
  • MEC 442 Introduction to Experimental Stress Analysis
  • ESG 302 Thermodynamics of Materials
  • ESG 332 Materials Science I: Structure and Properties of Materials (Cannot be used by MEC, ESG, and CIV majors)
  • ESM 335 Strength of Materials
  • ESM 369 Polymer Engineering
  • BME 353 Biomaterials or ESM 353 Biomaterials: Manufacture, Properties, and Applications