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Graduate Certificate Programs -Fibers and Biopolymers

Provides professionals an opportunity to understand the meaning and complexity of cotton production and processing and its impact on industrial cotton products.

Graduate advisor for graduate certificate program: Dr. Eric Hequet

Required courses and electives. Students must select a minimum of 12 hours from the following:

(Required classes are designated with an asterisk*. )

Number Title Frequency of Offering Prerequisite Taught by Distance
PSS 5371* Structure and Functionalization of Cotton Fibers 18 month rotation None


PSS 5376* Adv Studies in Cotton Fibers 18 month rotation None


PSS 5373* Biopolymers and Bioproducts 18 month rotation None


PSS 5370 U.S. and Global Cotton Fiber-Textiles Industries Annually None


AAEC 5393 Economics and Policies of the Global Cotton-Textile Complex 18 month rotation AAEC 3315 or IE 3301 or ECON 3312 or consent of Instructor


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