Hardened Polymer, photo by Jeff Miller:
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Degree Requirements

  • 30 credits of polymer science courses are required beyond the BS degree.
  • At least 18 credits must be formal lecture or laboratory courses.
  • At least six credits must be formal lecture or laboratory courses numbered 600 or higher.
  • At least three credits must be formal lecture or laboratory courses numbered 700 or higher.
  • Students may not take more than six credits of independent study.
  • Students are encouraged to work on a research project with a Polymer Engineering Center or Rheology Research Center faculty member. Topics may include issues and problems related to the student's work interests.
  • No transfer credits are allowed.