Wood Science and Technology

The minor in Wood Science and Technology is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge and skills in the properties, manufacture, and utilization of wood and related biomaterial products. Emphasis is given to courses that provide a fundamental education in the properties of wood, manufacturing processes for wood-based materials, and utilization of wood materials.

Minor Code - U045

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all minor courses
Required Courses
WDSC 223Wood Anatomy and Structure3
Select one of the following.3
Physical Properties of Wood
Wood Mechanics
Wood Chemistry
Select four of the following:12
Forest Resources in United States History
Wood Grading and Procurement
Sustainable Construction
Wood Machining
Wood Adhesion and Finishing
Physical Properties of Wood
Wood Mechanics
Forest Products Protection
Forest Product Decision-Making
Wood Chemistry
Harvesting Forest Products
Wood-based Composite Materials
Total Hours18