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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 - 39 credit hours

Communication - 9 hrs.
ENG 133 Technical Communication
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Humanities and Social Science - 9 hrs.
ECO 213 Microeconomics
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
Mathematics and Science - 21 hrs.
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 123 Trigonometry
MA 134 Calculus I   
MA 253 Statistics
PH 154 College Physics I
PH 164 College Physics II

Additional Requirements - 4 credit hours

CH 144 Chemistry - Ideas & Applications

Core Requirements - 77 credit hours

Plastics Engineering Technology - 35 credit hours
GE 313 SPC & Lean Manufacturing
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 credit hours
ETD 103 Basic Technical Drawing
ETD 113 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
ETD 123 Manufacturing Materials & Processes
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 Principles

Business and Computing Courses - 15 credit hours
BA 123 Business Concepts
CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems
MGT 333 Supervision
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 413 Management of Quality

Total Credit Hours:  77

Total Credit Hours:  120

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