Plastics Technology

A minor in plastics technology will help you gain an understanding of the fundamentals of plastics materials and processing techniques. A minor in plastics is a good complement to the manufacturing engineering technology major.

Ball State is the only university in Indiana offering a bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering technology with a minor in plastics.

Required Courses

CHEM 111 - General Chemistry 1
ITDPT 125 - Survey of Plastics
ITMFG 105 - Technical Design Graphics
ITMFG 225 - Industrial Plastics
ITMFG 325 - Plastics Product Design

Minor in Plastics Technology - Mission Statement

The mission of the plastics technology minor is to prepare individuals to apply technical plastics technology principles in their chosen field.

Minor in Plastics Technology – Goals

  • Acquire entry level technical knowledge of materials, processes, and applications in plastics technology.
  • Apply interdisciplinary concepts and principals to solve plastics technology problems.
  • Effectively apply computer skills to plastics technology applications.
  • Develop the team building and communication skills to successfully manage plastics technology projects.
  • Perform in a professional and ethical manner, and effectively work with diverse populations in developing sustainable plastics technology.
Department of Technology
Applied Technology Building (AT), room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5642
Fax: 765-285-2162