2018-19
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Manufacturing Minor - Program Requirements

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

342 Bell Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-2050
716-645-2357
716-645-3302
www.ise.buffalo.edu
Victor Paquet
Chair
Lora Cavuoto
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

240 Bell Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4400
716-645-2593
716-645-2883
www.mae.buffalo.edu
Kemper E. Lewis
Chair
Matthew Ringuette
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Aerospace Engineering
Robert C. Wetherhold
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering
Vojislav Kalanovic
Director of Robotics Minor

Completing the Manufacturing Minor Program

To confer the minor, students must have a 2.0 GPA in all courses applied to the minor.

Academic Requirements

Students must be in good academic standing. Minimum GPA for minor completion is 2.0 in minor courses.

Minors are awarded in conjunction with a major. All university degree requirements must be met upon completion.

At least three courses applied for the minor cannot be used to fulfill any other program requirements (UB Curriculum, major, or other minor).

Academic Advice

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how to best incorporate a minor within their major program of study.

Prerequisite Courses

Required Courses

Lower Division Course (required):

EAS 207 Statics

Upper Division Courses (choose five, at least ONE two-course Core Track must be selected)

Core Track 1:
IE 326 Production Planning and Service Enterprises
IE 327 Facility Design and Material Handling

Core Track 2:
MAE 381 Engineering Materials
MAE 364 Manufacturing Processes

Other Upper Division Courses
IE 409 Six Sigma Quality
IE 406 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
MAE 435 Principles of Material Design
MAE 464 Manufacturing Automation
MAE 477 Computer-Aided Design Applications
MAE 451 Design Process and Methods
BE 472 Biomedical Microtechnology and Nanotechnology
BE 480 BioMEMS Fabrication Laboratory
EE 448 Microelectronic Device Fabrication
EE 453 Microelectronic Fabrication Lab
EE 415 Microelectromechanical Systems
EE 478 HDL Based Digital Design with Programmable Logic
CE 404 Chemical Engineering Product Design

Notes: As long as one two-course core track is taken, one or two of the two courses from the other core track could be applied to the minor. Other upper division SEAS courses related to manufacturing as they are offered, subject to approval of the minor advisor. At least three courses applied to the minor cannot be used to satisfy major requirements.

Departmental Honors Requirements

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificateā€ƒ18

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificateā€ƒ18

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

342 Bell Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-2050
716-645-2357
716-645-3302
www.ise.buffalo.edu
Victor Paquet
Chair
Lora Cavuoto
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

240 Bell Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4400
716-645-2593
716-645-2883
www.mae.buffalo.edu
Kemper E. Lewis
Chair
Matthew Ringuette
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Aerospace Engineering
Robert C. Wetherhold
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering
Vojislav Kalanovic
Director of Robotics Minor
Published: September 21, 2018 10:46:23 AM