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Plastics Engineering Courses

The Bachelor of Science in plastics engineering required 120 credit hours and is designed to foster attainment of the program educational objectives. 

General Education Requirements - 44 credit hours

ENG 103  English Composition I
ENG 133 Technical Communication   
SP 203 Effective Speaking
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 123 Trigonometry
MA 134 Calculus I   
MA 253 Statistics
PH 154 College Physics I
PH 164 College Physics II
CH 144 Chemistry - Ideas and Applications
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
ECO 213 Microeconomics
Humanities Electives - 6 credit hours

Program Requirements - 74 credit hours

Plastics Engineering Technology: 32 hours

PET 101 Introduction to Plastics Engineering Technology
PET 113 Plastics Product Manufacturing Processes
PET 223  Polymer Structure, Properties & Applications
PET 224  Plastics Processing & Testing
PET 233  Introduction to Injection Molding
PET 323  Plastics Product Design
PET 333  Plastics Mold Engineering & Design
PET 353 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer for Technologists
PET 413  Design for Additive Manufacturing
PET 463 Senior Design Project I
PET 473 Senior Design Project II

Engineering Technology Courses: 27 hours

ETD 103 Basic Technical Drawing
ETD 123 Manufacturing Materials & Processes
ETD 113 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
ETD 173 Computer-Aided 3D Modeling
ETD 263 Design, Analysis, & Prototyping
ETD 313 Design for Manufacture and Assembly
ETD 333 Statics & Strength of Materials
ETD 363 Elements of Machines
ETD 433 Computer Numerical Control

 Business and Computing Courses: 15 hours

BA 123 Business Concepts
CSIT 103 Information Applications
MGT 333 Supervision
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 413 Management of Quality


* For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.