New Manufacturing Minor!


UConn Engineering’s new manufacturing minor will expose you to the exciting, challenging and cutting edge world of next generation manufacturing. This growing discipline can secure your career for years to come. Starting in the fall of 2016, the two core courses of the minor—Principles of Manufacturing Engineering(ENGR 2215) and Statistical Quality Control and Reliability for Manufacturing (ENGR 3215)—will be offered.

The new coursework is designed in close collaboration with industry partners to ensure the content is up-to-date and relevant for modern manufacturing needs.

Contact your advisor to learn more about this minor.

Do you want to build parts for jet engines? To explore lean manufacturing concepts? To apply advanced technologies such as 5-axis machining, additive manufacturing and non-contact inspection?

If so, UConn is proud to present a new manufacturing minor for our undergraduate students. With an average starting salary of $60,000 and rising demand, manufacturing can provide you with a solid foundation for your future.

Eight out of ten manufacturers are concerned with meeting their workforce needs within the next five years. A new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is investing billions of federal dollars in spurring manufacturing job creation. This is a high tech, cutting edge discipline on the rise, and it will need smart, capable engineers to fill that demand.

Manufacturing engineers work in exciting, diverse fields such as the aerospace, automotive and healthcare industries with specializations such as coating, welding, forging and machining. With a strong background in Six Sigma methodology and an exploration of manufacturing efficiency and reliability, this minor will prepare you for modern manufacturing techniques and philosophies.