Ceramic Sciences and Engineering Major

A major/degree in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering will prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of inorganic non-metallic materials, such as porcelains, cements, industrial ceramics, ceramic superconductors, abrasive, and related materials and systems.

Includes instruction in such topics such as atomic structure of crystals, thermal processes, materials mechanics, and ceramic processing.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering (use the College Search feature and enter "ceramic sciences" or “ceramic engineering” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering?

A major/degree in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering will provide you with opportunities in both the private & public sector. You may wish to make your career in such domains as aerospace, mining, construction, electronics, optical fibers, transportation, and the military.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Ceramic Sciences and Engineering