Materials Engineering

These requirements apply to UAB's major in Materials Engineering including concentrations in Biomaterials, Metallurgy and Polymer Matrix Composites

Area V Transfer Student Pre-Professional & Elective Courses (28 semester hours)

Hours approved by the STARS approved Area V guide for Materials Engineering: 22 Semester Hours

Remaining 6 hours should be completed with: 

Alabama Community College System Courses/ UAB Course Equivalents

  • EGR 157 Computer Methods for EGR Using MATLAB (3 hours) / EGR 150 Computer Methods in Engineering (3 hours)
  • Science/Math/Engineering elective (3 hours) - Various courses will be accepted including:
    • BIO 103 Principles of Biology I (4 hours)
    • Chemistry courses at levels above what is required in Areas III and V
    • Physics courses at levels above what is required in Areas III and V

UAB Contact:

Name Haibin Ning, PhD
Title Undergraduate Program Director
Phone (205) 934-4850

Admission Requirements

Students declaring their intention to major in Materials Engineering may be classified as pre-engineering majors until they fulfill specific academic requirements. For a complete description of admission and other school wide requirements see the School of Engineering section of the Undergraduate Catalog

Please print this document and attach it to the Materials Engineering Articulation Guide.  Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Materials Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Name: ___________________________________________  Date: __________________________