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The Minor in the Science of Nonwovens is available to all undergraduate students enrolled in the University as degree candidates, except Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management majors. The nine hours of required courses provide a comprehensive overview of nonwoven products and processes including various manufacturing techniques, and product/process/property interactions. Six elective hours may be chosen from areas including bonding technologies, nonwoven characterization methods and nonwoven product development.
All undergraduate students enrolled in NC State as a degree candidate, other than TATM majors, are eligible for admission to this minor program. Students seeking to pursue the Minor in the Science of Nonwovens should contact Dr. Russell Gorga, the Minor Advisor, as listed below.
Dr. Russell Gorga will serve as advisor and certify completion of the minor. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification can be found with 3328 College of Textiles and should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student’s final semester at NC State.
Effective Date: 1/2009
SIS Code: 18NONWOVM
All courses taken to complete this minor must be completed with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
|TT 305||Introduction to Nonwoven Products and Processes||3|
|TT 405||Advanced Nonwovens Processing||3|
|Select six credit hours of the following:||6|
|Characterization Methods in Nonwovens|
|Nonwoven Product Development|
Note: Some of these courses have prerequisites. Permission to waive prerequisites must be obtained from the course instructor after evaluation of student’s academic background.