Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

Manufacturing Minor

The manufacturing minor is also available to Haworth College of Business students. It is recommended that students selecting the manufacturing minor fulfill their General Education Area VI requirements by taking CHEM 1100 and 1110 or CHEM 1030 and/or PHYS 1130 and 1140 and Proficiency 2 or 4b by taking MATH 1220 or 2000 or 1710. The manufacturing minor totals 15 semester credit hours including three required courses and two approved elective courses selected in consultation with a student’s advisor.

Required Courses (9 hours)

Course No. Course Title Credits
IME 1420 Engineering Graphics 3
IME 1500 Introduction to Manufacturing 3
IME 3280 Quality Assurance and Control 3

Approved Electives (6 hours)

Select two (2) courses.

Course No. Course Title Credits
ECE 2500 Digital Logic 3
IME 2001 Applied Electricity & Electronics 3
IME 2460 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
IME 2500 Plastics Properties and Processing 3
IME 2540 Machining Processes 3
IME 3260 Operations Planning and Control 3
IME 3580 Computer-Aided Manufacturing 3
IME XXXX Other IME course subject to preapproval 3

Additional electives may be necessary since students may not count any class that is required in their major toward the required 15 hours for this minor.

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