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Sustainable Manufacturing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Chico, CA, United States
This Sustainable Manufacturing program at California State University Chico, rooted in hands-on technology education, ties together an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that modern manufacturing faces, for creating tomorrow's industry leaders.
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Overview

The program at California State University Chico is built on a foundation of lower-division math, science, economics, business, and manufacturing concepts. Upper-division sustainable manufacturing (SMFG) classes integrate that foundation into a unified body of knowledge on the management of materials, processes, costs, lifecycle, waste stream, and personnel. In addition to this core curriculum, the program currently offers a range of laboratory courses in three high demand areas:

  • Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
  • Metals Processing
  • Polymer/Plastics Processing

Hallmarks of our Sustainable Manufacturing program are:

  • An industry/academic partnership model that fosters creative solutions to real-world problems
  • Faculty with significant industrial experience whose focus is applied undergraduate education through superior teaching and mentoring both in and out of the classroom
  • Project experiences that build fundamentals and team skills development
  • Facilities and industrial equipment that are readily accessible
  • Class sizes that encourage active student participation

The Minor in Manufacturing is specially designed to complement business and engineering majors.

The SMFG Degree Program is professionally accredited by The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • General Chemistry for Applied Sciences
  • Principles of Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Principles of Microeconomic Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Precalculus Mathematics
  • Graphics
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Graphics Applications for Manufacturing
  • Materials and Quality Testing
  • Introduction to Plastics
  • Polymer Materials
  • Material Removal

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    47

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General Requirements

Generally, applicants will qualify for consideration for first-time freshman admission if they meet the following requirements:

  • Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);
  • Have completed with grades of C or better each of the courses in the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subject requirements also known as the “a-g” pattern (see “Subject Requirements”).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7864 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chico

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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