Course offerings and research facilities are available in the following areas: wood chemistry, biopolymer chemistry, bio-materials, bio-energy, pulping chemistry, process analysis, polymer chemistry, paper physics, paper recycling, wood physics (especially wood liquid relations), wood anatomy, wood biology, wood mechanics and engineering, wood machining, manufacturing processes, wood-based industry economics and marketing, and forest-based life cycle analysis.
NC State is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. It is
also a member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, the
Council of Graduate Schools, the National Commission on Accrediting and the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools.
NC State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools to award associate's, baccalaureate, Master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the
Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for
questions about the accreditation of NC State University.