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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Biomaterials, 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.

Sustainable Biomaterials - Process and Product Design Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Sustainable Biomaterials - Process and Product Design  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

120 credits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (107 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (83 credits)


(See Advising Resources)

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

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

15 Credits


16 Credits


12 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


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.

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.

Expired Course


Any course without a link to its description is one that has been expired.  However, this course could fulfill the degree requirement historically.

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

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