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Mechanical Engineering

Suggested Degree Pathway for Industrial Engineering

For students who entered fall 2020 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
CHEM.1210Chemistry I (SCL)3
CHEM.1230Chemistry I Lab (SCL)1
IENG.1010Introduction to Industrial Engineering2
MATH.1310Calculus I (MATH)4
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS), (DCA recommended)13

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
Total17
ECON.2010Principles of Microeconomics3
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
MATH.1320Calculus II (STEM)4
PHYS.1410Physics I (SCL)3
PHYS.1410LPhysics I Lab (SCL)1
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH), (DCA recommended)13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGN.2050Statics3
MATH.2310 /
MATH.2410
Calculus III4
MECH.2010Computer Aided Design2
MECH.2960Materials Science for Engineers3
PHYS.2450Physical Properties of Matter3
PHYS.2450LPhysics III Lab1

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total17
ENGN.2060Strength of Materials3
ENGN.2070Dynamics3
MATH.2210Linear Algebra I3
MATH.2360Engineering Differential Equations3
MECH.2020Manufacturing Laboratory2
PHIL.3340Engineering and Ethics3

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
EECE.2160ECE Application Programming3
IENG.3010Deterministic Modeling and Analysis3
IENG.3030Manufacturing Processes3
MATH.3860Probability and Statistics I3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
EECE.2650Logic Design3
EECE.3170Microprocessors Systems Design I3
IENG.3020Stochastic Modeling and Analysis3
POMS.3010Operations Management3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
Total15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
BMEN.4300Occupational Ergonomics3
ENGN.4019Engineering Capstone Design Proposal3
IENG.4010Automation and Control3
POMS.4050Predictive Data Analytics3
xxxx.xxxxTechnical Elective23

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGN.4020Capstone Design Project3
IENG.4040Manufacturing Systems Automation3
IENG.4041Manufacturing Systems Automation Lab1
IENG.4080Human-Machines Systems Design3
xxxx.xxxxTechnical Elective23
xxxx.xxxxMgmt or Technical Elective23
Total Minimum Credits = 127

1Industrial Engineering majors must take one course that meets the Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome of Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA); students must select at least one Breadth of Knowledge course in either Arts and Humanities or Social Sciences that has been approved for DCA . Please see the DCA course listing for a complete list of classes that fulfill this requirement.

2Technical electives must be taken at the 4000 level or above in engineering. Technical electives can also be taken at the 3000 level or above in math (excluding MATH.3630, MATH.4100, MATH.4190, MATH.4350, and MATH.4660), physics, or other science discipline.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details.You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 9/29/2020