This minor prepares students for positions in both the industrial and service sectors.
Industry sought-after certifications can be earned in lean manufacturing and/or six-sigma
upon completion of an industry project during an industry internship. Core competitive
attributes applicable to all enterprises are emphasized and include quality, cost,
and delivery systems (QCD) through successful completion of this minor. There are
no course pre-requisites required for the following 3 semester-hour courses that are
needed for the Engineering System's minor:
Undergraduate Catalog Page for Engineering Systems minor
Click on a link below for more information on available certifications:
This program is designed to prepare students for positions and careers in both the industrial and service sectors. Certifications can be earned in lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma (Green Belt level). Typical positions include: junior industrial engineer, first-level management, Quality/Six Sigma analyst/leader, lean manufacturing leader, safety/ergonomics coordinator, production/project scheduler, inventory analyst, work team leader, and other related positions.
Engineering Systems, a minor in the Engineering Technology Department, is consistent with the Middle Tennessee State University's mission statement and associated goals, and helps prepare graduates to:
Coursework provides an emphasis on "hands-on, can do" attributes by use of industry collaborations (involving student projects), and industry-sought-after certifications in LEAN manufacturing and SIX SIGMA to meet these needs.
The Engineering Systems Minor program helps students to be prepared to:
Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules.