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2010-2011 Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plastics Engineering Technology, BS


Department of Engineering Technology, College of Sciences and Technology

139 credits

Introduction

The plastics engineering technology program prepares students for productive, professional careers in the plastics and composites industries. The technical curriculum is built upon a firm base of mathematics, physics, chemistry and materials science, and provides extensive coverage of polymeric and composite materials and processing methods. Practical experience and applied research in design, tooling, processing, testing, analysis and production is a crucial part of the curriculum that is provided in the program’s extensive and well-equipped laboratory facilities.

Students can expect to complete the program in four years by carrying 15-16 credits per quarter in a prescribed sequence of courses.

The plastics engineering technology degree program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, phone 410-347-7700.

Admission and Declaration Process

Declaration of Major 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Requirements


Supporting Courses: 53 credits