2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Polymer Materials Technology

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Program Requirements

Polymer Materials Technology, Minor Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Minor Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose to Minor in Polymer Materials Technology?  

The polymer materials technology minor is intended for non-Plastics/Rubber majors who are interested in the polymer industry. This minor is intended to complement existing degrees within FSU. Affording students a technical focus which could result in employment opportunities in the third-largest industry in the United States.

Students will:

  • Understand and learn the terminology in the plastics and rubber industry
  • Know the most used polymer materials and their significant properties and applications
  • Learn how to measure and evaluate polymer materials by their physical and mechanical properties
  • Know the major polymer suppliers associated with the industry
  • Know and understand the typical rubber and plastics fabrication techniques
  • Understand polymer materials selection as it relates to materials and product design

Career Opportunities

This minor is intended to complement existing degrees within FSU. Affording students a technical focus which could result in employment opportunities in the third-largest industry in the United States.

More Information

School of Design and Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Engineering Technology Programs
919 Campus Drive, NEC 211
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2640
Email:
https://www.ferris.edu/CET/design-mfg/Plastics/homepage.htm

College of Engineering Technology
1009 Campus Drive, JOH 200
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890
Email:
www.ferris.edu/technology

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Survey Plastics-Elastomer Tech
2
Plastics Product Manufacturing
2
PPET 120
Array
Plastics Testing
4
Intro to Rubber Technology
2
Plastic Material Select-PDET
3
Plastics Composites
2
Total:
18