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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Wood Products (W P)

W P 200W Professional Careers in Forest Resources (3) Introduction to managing forests for products and services to meet human needs; developing career goals and an academic plan.
Effective: Spring 2014
  Concurrent: W P 203

W P 203 Anatomical Properties of Wood (1) Provide information on tree form/growth, cell wall formation/composition, structure of wood/bark cells; macroscopic/microscopic identification of hardwood/softwood cells.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

W P 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

W P 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1993
 

W P 337 Wood Technology (2) An introduction to forest tree structure, function, and growth and the identification of important commercial hardwoods and softwoods.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W P 203  

W P 412 Wood in Structures (3) Behavior and design of solid, laminated, and plywood wood beams, trusses, columns, and foundations. Wood construction details.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W P 200W, W P 203  

W P 416 Wood Industries Management Development (3) Managerial concepts and issues important to forest products organizations will help prepare students to assume management-level positions.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W P 200W  

W P 417 Wood Products Manufacturing Systems and Processes (4) Description of systems and processes used in the manufacture of wood products.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: W P 200W, W P 203 and sixth-semester standing  

W P 418 Chemical Processing of Wood (4) Principles and practices of basic operations in converting wood and wood waste into useful chemicals and modified cellulose products.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W P 200W, W P 203  

W P 438 Business Concepts for Wood Manufacturing (4) The course will cover manufacturing strategies and related financial measures in a wood production environment.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W P 200W  

W P 495 Wood Products Internship (1-6) Supervised field experience related to the student's major.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: approval of proposed assignment by instructor prior to registration.  

W P 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

W P 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

W P 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

Last Import from UCM: September 23, 2017 3:00 AM

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