Manufacturing and Design Engineering Degree

Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.

Requirements (48 units)

Core Courses (27 units)1

Course Title
4 mathematics courses
4 units of basic science: 2
General Physics
and General Physics
and General Physics Laboratory
and General Physics Laboratory
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry Laboratory 1
Accelerated General Chemistry 1
and Accelerated General Chemistry Laboratory 1
Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry
and Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses
3 design and communications courses
7 social sciences/humanities courses
5 unrestricted electives

 Major Program (21 units)

Course Title
13 core courses
Mechanics of Materials I
Fundamentals of Computer Programming 1.5
Scientific and Embedded Programming in Python
Human-Centered Product Design
Theory of Machines: Design of Elements
Introduction to Statistics 3
Quality Improvement by Experimental Design
Operations Research
Operations Engineering and Management
Introduction to Materials
Materials Selection
Intro to Mechanical Design and Manufactrng
Electronics Design
Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Manufacturing Processes
Manufacturing Methods for Product Design
Computer Integrated Manufacturing: CAD/CAM
Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Automation
3 project courses
Interdisciplinary Product Design Projects I
and Interdisciplinary Product Design Projects II
Manufacturing Engineering Design (must be taken in the final spring quarter before graduation)
5 technical elective courses
3 engineering courses at the 200- or 300-level
2 engineering courses at the 300-level
Courses numbered 395 will need a petition
Students may only count up to two 399 course towards their tech electives

See general requirements for details.


PHYSICS 125-2 General Physics for ISP or PHYSICS 140-3 Fundamentals of Physics may be substituted for PHYSICS 135-2 General PhysicsPHYSICS 125-3 General Physics for ISP or PHYSICS 140-3 Fundamentals of Physics may be substituted for PHYSICS 135-3 General Physics. Associated labs are PHYSICS 126-2 Physics for ISP Laboratory or PHYSICS 136-2 General Physics Laboratory and PHYSICS 126-3 Physics for ISP Laboratory or PHYSICS 136-3 General Physics Laboratory.


IEMS 303-0 Statistics may be substituted if an additional math course, such as IEMS 202-0 Probability, is also taken.