Sustainable Biomaterials – Process and Product Design

College of Agriculture

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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Plan of Study

 

Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. To be considered for admission as a college transfer student, applicants must meet minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. In addition, some majors have course requirements. Requirements for this major are posted below (unless the program is closed to transfers).

Minimum GPA: 2.5


 

Contact Information

Forestry and Natural Resources
JoinFNR@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-3591

Careers

Related Career Interests

Agriculture

Business/Management

Environment and Ecology

Manufacturing and Processing