Ⅰ.program objective

This program is designed to enable students to be innovative talents with material and information knowledge and expertise in material area and computer application studies. Students can pursue a career to do scientific research, teaching, technology development, designing and making, and even management and operation.

Ⅱ.learning outcomes

As a student of this program, you will gain:

1.   Solid grounding in both natural sciences and humanities & arts;

2.   Excellent basic training in material science and engineering, and computer science and technology;

3.   Skills of mechanical drafting, calculating, experimenting, testing, literature searching and technical operations in material science;

4.   Mastery of a foreign language;

5.   Self-learning ability and innovative thinking.

Ⅲ.program highlights

This program combines huge and new materials, integrates theory and practice, and balances basic knowledge and discipline trend.

Ⅳ.Major Disciplines

Material Science

Ⅴ.program length and degree

Duration:4 years

Degrees Conferred:Bachelor of Engineering

Ⅵ.credits hours and units

Minimum Credits of Curricular (Comprising course system and intensified internship practical training):160

Minimum Extracurricular Credits:5

1、course credits hours and units

Course Classified

Course Nature

Hrs/Crs

Percentage (%)

General Education Core Curriculum

Required

984/55.5

38.1

Elective

160/10

6.9

Basic Sub-disciplinary Courses

Elective

864/52.5

36.1

Courses in Specialty

Major-specific Core Courses

Required

216/12.25

8.4

Major-specific Electives

Elective

244/15.25

10.5

Total

2468/145.5

100

 

2、practicum credits

Internship & Practical Training

Course Nature

Weeks/Credits

Percentage (%)

Military Training

Required

2/1

6.9

Laboring for Public Benefit

Required

1/0.5

3.4

Electrical Engineering Practice

Required

2/1

6.9

Mechanical Engineering Training

Required

4/2

13.8

Professional Social Practice

Required

1/0.5

3.4

Engineering Internship (Social Practice)

Required

3/1.5

10.4

Undergraduate Thesis

Required

16/8

55.2

Total

29/14.5

100

 

3、extracurricular credits

No.

Extracurricular Activities and Social Practice

Requirements

Extracurricular

Credits

1

Activities of Social Practice

Submit report and pass oral defense

1

Entitled as Activist by the Communist Youth League of HUST or Hubei Province;

Membership of the group which is entitled as Excellent Social Practice Group by the Communist Youth League of HUST or Hubei Province

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continue

No.

Extracurricular Activities and Social Practice

Requirements

Extracurricular

Credits

2

Examinations in English and Computer

CET-6

Students whose Band-6 exam scores accord our requirements

2

TOEFL

90 Points or Higher

3

IELTS

6.5 Points or Higher

3

GRE

1350 Points or Higher

3

National Computer Rank Examination

Win certificate of Band-2 or higher

2

National Computer Software Qualification

Win certificate of programmer

2

Win certificate of Advanced Programmer

3

Win certificate of System Analyst

4

3

Competitions

University Level

Win first prize

3

Win second prize

2

Win third prize

1

Provincial Level

Win first prize

4

Win second prize

3

Win third prize

2

National Level

Win first prize

6

Win second prize

4

Win third prize

3

4

Thesis

Those whose thesis appears in national publications

Per piece

2~3

5

Scientific Research

Depending on both the time spent in and ability demonstrated in scientific research project

Each item

1~3

6

Experiments

Depending on innovative extent

Each item

1~3

 

Note: In HUST Sports Meeting, the first and the second prize, the third to the fifth prize, and the sixth prize to the eighth prize are deemed respectively the first prize, the second prize and the third prize of university level.

Ⅶ.main courses

Quantum Mechanics、Physical Chemistry、Fundamentals of Material Science、Physics of Materials、Mechanical Properties of Materials、 Metallic Materials、Ceramic Materials、Principls and Processing of Heat Treatment、Ceramic Processing、Modern Instrumental Analysis

Ⅷ.practicum module(experiments included)

Metal Technology Practice、Electrical Engineering Practice、Training of Basic Machine Project、Professional Social Practice、Engineering Internship、Undergraduate Thesis