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Northwestern University

MaDE Curriculum

Required courses in mathematics, engineering analysis and computer proficiency, and basic sciences establish a strong foundation for any career within the industry. Students develop study plans that are suited to their career focus, including courses that address process and product design, manufacturing systems, and manufacturing management.

Recommended Plans of Study

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Degree Requirements

Students complete 12 courses per year, typically taking four courses per quarter. To obtain the bachelor of science degree, a total of 48 courses is required and all students must have 18 engineering credits.

Core Courses

Manufacturing & Design Course Requirements

Capstone Design Experiences

Technical Electives

Social Sciences-Humanities (7 courses)

Unrestricted Electives (5 courses)

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