The Plastic Technology skills certificate introduces the student to the various processing techniques used to produce a finished plastic part. The student will also come away with knowledge of the different plastic materials most commonly used today. The program also includes an overview of the various quality improvement programs with an emphasis on teamwork and an overview of metal machining. This program will provide the student with the basic skills for employment at the entry level in the plastics industry.
Protective shop clothing and eye protection supplies required for the program will be purchased by the student.
Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion. All program required courses must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or better.
Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.
Schoolcraft program code # CRT.00340
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First Year - Fall Semester
Total Credits: 7
First Year - Winter Semester
Total Credits: 9
Program Total: 16 Credits