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Earning a Dual Major or Double Degree in IE and MfgE

oregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineeringoregon state school of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineeringBecause the Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering programs are closely related, many students elect to earn a dual major or double degree in these two disciplines.

Dual Major in Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering

Earning a dual major in Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering means you will receive one Bachelor's of Science diploma listing both majors, and it involves 3 additional credits beyond the credit requirement for the MfgE major alone.

To complete the dual MfgE-IE major:

  • Use the Academic Plan for Manufacturing Engineering to record your credits and chart your progress.

  • Apply to the Manufacturing Engineering Professional Program at the appropriate point in your program sequence.

  • Once admitted to the Manufacturing Engineering Professional Program, petition the College of Engineering to officially add Industrial Engineering as a second major.

  • Take IE 425 for your manufacturing systems elective.

  • Take one (1) additional upper-division IE courses from the IE Restricted Electives list.

Double Degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering

Earning a double degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering means you will receive two Bachelor's of Science diplomas: one in manufacturing engineering and another in industrial engineering. Completing a BS IE degree in addition to a BS MfgE degree entails 32 additional credits beyond the credit requirement for the BS MfgE degree alone.

To complete the double degree in MfgE and IE:

  • Use the Academic Plan for Manufacturing Engineering to record your credits and chart your progress.

  • Apply to the Manufacturing Engineering Professional Program at the appropriate point in your program sequence.

  • Once admitted to the Manufacturing Engineering Professional Program, petition the College of Engineering to officially add Industrial Engineering as a second degree.

  • Take IE 425 for your manufacturing systems elective.

  • Complete 32 additional credits as specified below. All of these credits must be earned at OSU.

    • 3-4 credits of upper-division IE coursework from the IE Restricted Electives list
    • 12-13 additional credits from the IE Restricted Electives list
    • 16 credits of other OSU coursework not being applied to your MfgE degree requirements