Required or elective

  • Required, 23%

  • Elective, 77%

Frequency

  • Yearly, 58%

  • Every other year, 38%

  • Less frequently than every other year, 4%

Majors requiring the course

  • Metals specialty for a materials engineering degree

  • Chemical engineering

  • Metallurgy, biomaterials specialization in MSE

  • Materials science/mechanical engineering joint degree

Do students from other departments enroll in the corrosion course?

  • Yes, 61%

  • No, 39%

What are these other departments (see Figure B-1)?

  • Aerospace engineering

  • Biological engineering

  • Biomedical engineering (3)

  • Chemical engineering (4)

  • Chemistry

  • Civil engineering (3)

  • Civil and environmental engineering

  • Dentistry

  • Electrical engineering and computer science

  • General engineering

  • Mechanical engineering (5)

  • Mining and materials engineering

  • Nuclear engineering

  • Petroleum engineering

  • Welding

Do any of your courses address the electrochemical fundamentals of corrosion?

  • Yes, 100%

Do any of your courses address ways to minimize corrosion by design?

  • Yes, 100%



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