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Biomass Energy Conv - BioChem

This course provides the student with a scientific and technical understanding of biomass energy conversions with a focus on biological-chemical conversions (e.g., fermentation, distillation, anaerobic digestion, etc.) of plant and waste compounds into useful energy sources such as biodiesel, ethanol, and methane. The focus of the course includes both small-scale and production-level energy systems designed to convert energy crops and waste streams into useable energy sources and products for chemicals, liquid and gaseous fuels, heat and electricity. Prerequisite: RENG 210 or RENG 310, and BIOL 120 or BIOL 235 3 credits (2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory), fall semester

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Sharon Y. Boyce
(315) 684-6608
boycesy@morrisville.edu
Charlton Hall, Room 103B

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Admissions Requirements

A.A.S. or A.S. or 60 hours of lower division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.3. Completion of Math 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (C or better required) or equivalent prior to enrollment into the program.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.