Entrance Requirements

Transfer or Freshman students will be admitted to the Plastics Engineering program if at least one of the following numbered requirements are met:

  1. Both "Test A" AND "Test B" below are satisfied:

    Test A
    Student must have an overall ACT score of 22 or higher,
    OR
    Student must be in the upper 40% of her/his high school graduating class.

    Test B
    Student must have an ACT Math score of 22 or higher

  2. Student has transferred or taken EITHER of the following CALCULUS courses with a grade of "B" or better. (Note: A grade of "B-" is not sufficient.)

    • MATH-153 Calculus I
    • MATH-156 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

  3. Student has transferred or taken and passed the following sequence of courses with a gradepoint of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher for this sequence of courses:

    • MATH-153 Calculus I (or MATH-156 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I)
    • MATH-154 Calculus II (or MATH-157 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II)
    • PHYS-291 Statics (or PHYS-281 University Physics I)
    • CHEM-135 College Chemistry I
If an applicant does not meet any of the above requirements for admission to the Plastics Engineering major, but does meet the requirements for admission to the university; they may enroll without a major and qualify for the Plastics Engineering major by meeting either requirements 2 or 3 by completing the appropriate courses at UW-Stout.