Students should contact an advisor at the WMU Regional Sites (Battle Creek Lansing, Muskegon, or Benton Harbor) as early as possible in the program to set up an academic plan of work. Alternately, students can contact the Office of Advising and Admissions, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Room E-102 CEAS, Western Michigan University, Parkview Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan (269) 276-3270: or Contact Joseph Petro, Room F-229 Parkview Campus, (269) 276-3370, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement
Students who have chosen the Manufacturing Engineering curriculum will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing IME 3160: Report Preparation.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Manufacturing) must satisfy the following requirements in addition to those required by Western Michigan University:
1. A grade point average of 2.0 or better must be earned in courses presented for graduation with MFE, ME, IME, and ECE prefixes.
2. No more than two grades of “D” or “DC” in courses presented for graduation may be counted for graduation.
3. Complete the following program of 128 semester credit hours.
4. The Manufacturing Engineering curriculum requires students to complete a course in General Area I, Area II, Area III, Area IV, Area V. and Area VIII. At least two of the General Education Area courses must be at the 3000-4000 level, and no more than two courses from any one department may be used to satisfy the Area requirements. Manufacturing Engineering majors are required to take PHIL 3160 for Area II and PHIL 2200 for Proficiency 4.