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2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Biomaterials - Process and Product Design, BS


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About the Program

Students learn the basics of sustainability of biomaterials, product design, processing and conservation. Studies focus on sustainable materials resource evaluation, product strength design, lean manufacturing, end of life options, cradle to grave, cradle to cradle, zero impact theories, and use of life cycle assessment techniques. You will gain experience with complex natural resources utilization issues on a local and global scale. You are prepared for management positions in manufacturing industries, particularly the wood products manufacturing and the hardwood cabinet and furniture industries.

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Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Sustainable Biomaterials Process & Product Design  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

120 credits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (107 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (83 credits)


Electives (8 credits)


  • Elective - Credit Hours: 8.00

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website or click here .

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Program Requirements


15 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


15 Credits


13 Credits


Note


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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