Manufacturing - Undergraduate Minor
The Manufacturing Minor provides students with an augmenting skillset to better facilitate entry-level employment in manufacturing related industries. Students completing the Minor also acquire specialized knowledge needed for successful pursuit of a career in the manufacturing sector.
Typical skills gained from Manufacturing Minor coursework include: management and coordination of manufacturing processes, design for manufacturing, fabrication and assembly, product design and development, product specification, operations planning, scheduling, material handling, quality control, testing, evaluation and product validation.
A grade of C- or better is required in each course (may not be taken S/U). All prerequisites must be met before enrolling in a course. Engineering Technology students can meet most of the requirements for this minor by judicious selection of their electives.
|Required Courses: Select one manufacturing course with any accompanying/embedded lab from the following:||3-4|
and Manufacturing Processes Lab
and Manufacturing Processes Laboratory
|Introduction to Product Development||3|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Business and Government||3|
|Production and Operations Management (note: NOT a VWW course)||3|
|Quality and Competitiveness: An International Perspective||3|
|Select four from the following:||12|
|Introduction to Product Design||3|
|Advanced 3-D Modeling and Design||3|
|Manufacturing Management and Productivity||3|
|Innovation and Product Development||3|