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College of Agriculture

Wood Products Manufacturing Technology

The wood products manufacturing technology program prepares students for management positions in wood products manufacturing, particularly for the hardwood cabinet and furniture industries. It features knowledge in wood and wood products and industrial engineering technology. The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and the College of Technology jointly administer the program.

Credit Hours Required: 130 (See Core Graduation Requirements for Additional Information.)

Freshman Year
First Semester
Second Semester
(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)(4) BTNY 11000 (Introduction to Plant Science)
(0.5) AGR 11900 (Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources Academic Programs)(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)
(4) BIOL 11000 (Fundamentals of Biology I)(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)(3) FNR 10300 (Introduction to Environmental Conservation)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)(3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II)
(3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)
(15) (16)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
(3) CNIT 13600 (Personal Computing Technology and Applications)(3) CGT 11000 (Technical Graphics Communications)
(3) FNR 22500 (Dendrology)(3) FNR 30100 (Wood Products and Processing)
(3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)(3) IT 21400 (Introduction to Lean Manufacturing)
(3) MET 14100 (Materials I)(3) Humanities selective
(3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)(4) Physics selective
(3) Elective
(18) (16)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester
Sixth Semester
(3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics)(3) FNR 31100 (Wood Structure, Identification and Properties)
(3) ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing) (3) MET 24200 (Manufacturing Processes II)
(3) FNR 41800 (Properties of Wood Related to Manufacturing) (3) Humanities selective
(3) IT 34200 (Introduction to Statistical Quality) (3) Social science or humanities selective
(1) Mathematics or sciences selective (4) Electives
(3) Social science or humanities selective
(16) (16)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester
Eighth Semester
(3) FNR 40600 (Natural Resource and Environmental Economics)(3) FNR 41900 (Furniture and Cabinet Design and Manufacture)
(3) FNR 42500 (Secondary Wood Products Manufacturing)(3) IT 48300 (Facility Design for Lean Manufacturing)
(3) IT 44200 (Production Planning)(9) Electives
(3) IT 45000 (Production Cost Analysis)
(3) Social science or humanities selective
(3) Elective
(18) (15)