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POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MINOR

(polymer manufacture, physical and chemical properties, composite materials, polymer colloids, polymer applications, etc.)

To earn a minor in Polymer Science and Engineering, a student must register for at least 15 credits of coursework distributed as follows:

REQUIRED COURSES

CHM 110 Organic Chemistry I

CHM 194 Physical Chemistry I or MAT 33
For chemistry majors

MAT 204 Processing and Properties of Polymeric Materials

ELECTIVES: (select two)

MAT/ME 309 Composite Materials – Spring Semester
Prerequisite: Mat 33, Mech 2, senior standing

MAT 344 Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis –Fall Semester
Prerequisite: Permission and senior standing

ME 385 Polymer Product Manufacturing – Fall Semester
Prerequisite: Senior level standing in engineering or science

MAT 386 Polymer Nanocomposites – Fall Semester
Prerequisite: Permission and senior standing

CHE 391 Colloid and Surface Chemistry – Spring Semester
Prerequisite: Chm 187 and senior standing

CHE 392 Introduction to Polymer Science – Fall Semester
Prerequisite: Senior standing

ChE 393 Physical Polymer Science – Fall Semester
Prerequisite: Senior standing

Chm 394 Organic Polymer Science I – Spring Semester– senior year
Prerequisite: One year of physical chemistry and one year of organic chemistry