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MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S.
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of less than B are acceptable for credit only with approval of the MSE executive committee. A course in which a grade of C or lower is received will not count toward the degree.
Probation Policy
Yes
Students placed on probation who fail to qualify for removal of probation at the next review of status will not be permitted to continue in the program. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Courses
Yes
IE/ME 641; at least one graduate course in each of the following areas: product design and process planning; manufacturing processes and control; design, operation, and improvement of manufacturing systems; and managerial and organizational aspects.
Specific Credits
Yes
Candidates electing to present a thesis must complete a minimum of 24 credits; at least 12 must be in course work from an engineering department. Candidates presenting an independent study project must complete a minimum of 30 credits; at least 15 must be in course work from an engineering department.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates pursuing an independent study project must pass an oral examination in which they present the results of their study to a committee at the end of the master's program. Contact the department for more information.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates may elect to prepare a master's thesis or complete an independent study project. Full-time students must complete degree requirements by the end of the fourth semester; any student exceeding this time limit will be placed on probation. No time limits are imposed on part-time students. Contact the department for more information.
Language Requirements
No
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Yes
Executive committee
Each semester