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Renewable Materials Science

Bachelor of Science

The renewable materials science program educates students in the science of materials and products made from renewable resources. The program provides an in-depth knowledge of materials such as wood, paper, modern packaging materials, natural fiber materials and advanced materials emphasizing sustainability, environmental consciousness and minimizing environmental footprint.

Students can explore a variety of careers in modern packaging, natural products and renewable materials industries, focused on technical, scientific and managerial tracks. The program will have the following options: paper, wood and polymer science. The third option is conducted with the Department of Chemistry.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Impactful careers applying the science of renewable materials to societal development, sustainability and industrial growth with environmental stewardship;
  • Career growth with progressively increasing responsibility and contributions and continued life- long learning.