Sustainable Materials & Technology (BS) Wood Products (15SMTBS-15SMTWP)

Critical Path Courses -Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENV or ES Elective1 3 SMT 240 Intro to Wood Products Industry 2
SMT 200 Intro. to Sustainable Materials Science 3 ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research* 4
MA 121 Elements of Calculus1 3(CP) CH 101 Chem–A Molecular Science* 3(CP)
BIO 181 Introductory Bio: Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity 4 CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1(CP)
GEP Humanities Requirement* 3 PY Elective*3 4
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Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SMT 202 Anatomy and Properties of Biomaterials 3(CP) SMT 203 Physical Properties of Sust. Mat. 4(CP)
CH 220 Intro to Organic Chemistry 3(CP) EC 205 Fund. of Economics* 3
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1(CP) GEP Health and Exercise Studies Requirement* 1
MIE 201 Intro to Business Processes* 3 Advised Elective4 3
Advised Elective4 3 Advised Elective4 3
Technical Elective5 3    
  16   14

Summer Session

SMT 206 Wood Manufacturing Site Visits 1
SMT 210 Internship 1

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SMT 308 Wood Processing 4 SMT 301 Chem. of Sust. Materials 3(CP)
ST 311 Introduction to Statistics* 3 ISE 311 Engineering Econ. Analysis 3
HESF 1** Fitness & Wellness* 1 GEP Additional Breadth Requirement* 3
Advised Elective4 3 Advised Elective4 3
Technical Elective5 3 Technical Elective5 3
  14   15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SMT 441 Mech. Properties of Sust. Materials 4 SMT 483 Capstone in SMT 3
SMT 444 Sust. Composites and Biopolymers 3 Environmental Law Elective*6 3
SMT 450 Sustainable Business and Innovation 2 GEP Humanities Requirement* 3
PSE 476 Environmental LCA 3 Technical Elective5 3
Technical Elective5 3 Advised IP Elective*7 2-3
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Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 120
Major/Program Footnotes 1 Select from ENV 100 (Student Success in ENVFY) and ENV 101 (Exploring the Env.), or ES 100* (Entro to Env. Sci.) 2 Student with appropriate math skills is encouraged to take MA 131 or MA 141 3 Select from PY 211 (College Physics I), or PY 205 (Physics for Engineers and Scientists I) and PY 206 (Physics for Engineers and Scientists I Lab) 4 Advised Electives (18 hours): Courses should expand student’s sustainability portfolio and must be approved by a faculty advisor. 5 Technical Electives (15 hours): Student is encouraged to select courses that will fulfill an academic minor. Courses should enhance student’s career objectives and must be approved by a faculty advisor. 6 Select from PS 320 (US Environmental Law & Politics), PS 336 (Global Environmental Politics), or ARE 309 (Environ Law & Economic Policy)*  * General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/. A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix) Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 121, ST 311 B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab) Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, 102, PY elective, BIO 181, SMT 202 C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list. D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: EC 205, PS 320 or PS 336 or ARE 309 E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies course list. F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists) X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts course lists G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MIE 201, Advised IP elective H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better) The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements I. U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None J. Global Knowledge (GK) Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: ES 100, IDS 201 K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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