Master of Engineering in Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering

Curriculum and Plan of Study

The Master of Engineering in Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering requires 30 credit-hours of course work:

  • At least 24 credit-hours must be letter-graded (A-E) coursework.
  • At least 24 credit-hours must be in courses 500-level or above.
  • At most, 6 credit-hours may be in courses at the 400-level. A 400-level course must be accepted for graduate credit by the home department.
  • No more than 6 credit-hours can be transferred from another institution. (Required approval from Program Committee).
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 (i.e., a B average) is required for graduation.
  • Complete all of the courses on the approved POS within five years from the date of first enrollment in the program.

 

Summary of Curriculum Distribution

  • Systems Integration (9 Credits)
    9 Credits 
    - Letter Graded (A-E)
    Required Courses:
    • AUTO 501 Integrated Vehicle Systems Design (3 Credit-Hours)
    • ISD 520 Systems Engineering (3 Credit-Hours)
    • MFG 502 Manufacturing Systems Design (3 Credit-Hours)

  • Engineering Core (6 Credits)
    6 Credits 
    - Letter Graded (A-E) - Select a minimum of 6 credit-hours from the list of Engineering Core courses, typically two courses at 3 credits per course.

  • Business Integration (3 Credits)
    3 Credits - 
    Letter Graded (A-E) - Select a minimum of 3 credit-hours from the list of Business Integration courses, typically one 3-credit course.

  • Specialties (9 Credits)
    9 Credits 
    - Letter Graded (A-E) - Select a minimum of 6 credit-hours from a selected specialty, an additional 3 credit-hours may come from the selected specialty, or any other specialty or from the list of engineering core courses.

    • Specialty Categories:
      • Advanced Powertrains
      • Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing
      • Chassis and Advanced Materials
      • Electrification
      • Intelligent Vehicle Systems and Design
      • Vehicle Performance and Controls
  • Project Requirement (3 Credits)
    3 Credits 
    - Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
    • AUTO 503 Automotive Engineering Project, or
    • MFG 503 Manufacturing Project

     

  • Please Note the Following

  • Some of the following courses are listed in more than one area. A student may only use a course in one area.
  • For the most accurate schedule information, go to the U-M Schedule of classes at http://www.ro.umich.edu/schedule/

 

Plan of Study

A course advisor will be assigned to each student upon admission. It is critical for students to develop an approved Plan of Study to ensure they meet all the core and concentration requirements necessary to obtain their degree.

GAME Plan of Study Form (Doc)

The ISD office will help you prepare your Plan of Study. Substitution of courses must be approved in advance. The approved Plan of Study must be on file in the ISD Office. Any changes to the Plan of Study must be approved and also be on file.
 

Curriculum Requirements and Courses

Listed below are the curriculum requirements for the Master of Engineering in Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering along with courses that fit under each curriculum category.

Please note: the listed projected semester offerings are subject to change!  Please check the Registrar Time Schedule for most accurate offerings. 


Number Title Offering Credits

Systems Integration (9 credits)
Required Courses:

AUTO 501 Integrated Vehicle System Design (DL) SS16, F16 - on-campus only,
F17, SS18, F19
3
ISD 520 Systems Engineering (DL)  Fall, Winter, SS 3
MFG 502 Manufacturing Systems Design (DL) Winter 3

Engineering Core (6 credits)
Select a minimum of 6 credit-hours from the list of Engineering Core courses.

DESCI 501 Analytical Product Design Fall 3
EECS 569 Production Systems Eng. (DL) Winter Even Years 3
IOE 461/MFG 461 Quality Engineering Principles and Analysis (DL) Fall 3
ISD 599 System Architecting, Concept Development and Embodiment Design (DL) Winter - W17 first offering
on-campus only
3
ISD 599 Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Systems (DL) (section 003 on campus, section 883 online) Winter 3
MECHENG 452 Design for Manufacturability (DL) Fall 3
  Please Note: MFG 599/MECHENG 452 Advanced Design for Manufacturability includes an additional module on Quantifying Customer Preference for Decision Making in Design. If interested in taking MFG 599 instead of MECHENG 452, please contact Kathy Bishar at kbishar@umich.edu.    
MECHENG 587/MFG 587 Global Manufacturing (DL) not offered in F17,Winter 2018,
Fall 2018, Fall 2019
3
MECHENG 555/MFG 555 Design Optimization (DL) Winter 3
MFG 599 Design in Quality: Design for Six Sigma (DL) Winter 3

Business Integration (3 credits)

ACC 501 Principles of Financial Accounting Fall, Winter, Summer 3
ACC 551 Managerial Accounting    
BE 501 Applied Microeconomics Fall 3
ENGR 410 Patents Fundamentals for Engineers    
ENGR 520 Entrepreneurial Business Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers Winter 3
ENGR 521 Clean Tech Entrepreneurship Winter 
ES 512 Business Basics for Graduates Winter 3
FIN 551 Financial Management and Policy Fall, Winter 3
IOE 440/MFG 440 Operations Analysis & Management Fall 3
IOE 452/MFG 455 Corporate Finance Fall 3
IOE 533/MFG 535 Human Factors in Engineering Systems I Fall 3
IOE 543/MFG 543 Scheduling Winter 3
ISD 599 System Architecting, Concept Development and Embodiment Design (DL) Winter (first W17 offering
on campus only)
3
ISD 599 Development and Verification of System Design (DL), (New Course - First offering in Fall 2016) (On-Campus Section 002) Fall 2016 3
MKT 501 Marketing Management    
MO 501 Human Behavior and Organization Fall 3
STRAT 566 Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development and Enterprise - Organizational Behavior    
STRAT 601 Corporate Strategy - Organizational Behavior    
TO 501 Applied Business Statistics Fall 3
TO 551 Introduction to Operations    

Specialties (9 credits)
A minimum of 6 credit-hours must come from a selected specialty, an additional 3 credit-hours may come from the selected specialty, any other specialty, or from the engineering core courses.

Advanced Powertrains
AUTO 533 Advanced Energy Solutions (DL) (DL - Fall) Fall, Winter 3
AUTO 563 Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions (DL) Winter (Odd Years) 3
CEE 567 Energy Infrastructure Systems (DL) Winter 3
CHE 696 Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors (DL) F16, SS17, F18, SS19 3
ESENG 505 Energy Generation and Storage Using Modern Materials (DL) SS16, F17, SS18, F19 3
MECHENG 438 Internal Combustion Engines (DL Fall odd years) Fall 4
MECHENG 538 Advanced Internal Combustion Engines Winter 3
MECHENG 566 Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (DL) Prior to taking ME 566, students should be proficient in Matlab. Winter 3
Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing
EECS 569/MFG 564 Production Systems Engineering (DL) Winter (Even Years) 3
IOE 547/MFG 547 Supply Chain Management Winter (Even Years) 3
MECHENG 482/MFG 492 Machining Processes (DL Winter Odd Years) Winter 3
MECHENG 487/MFG 488 Welding   3
MECHENG 584/MFG 584 Advanced Mechatronics for Manufacturing Winter 3
MECHENG 586/MFG 591 Laser Materials Processing Fall 3
MECHENG 587/MFG 587 Global Manufacturing (DL) Not offered in F17, Winter 2018,
Fall 2018, Fall 2019
3
MECHENG 588/MFG 588 Assembly for Design and Manufacturing (DL) Fall (Even Years) 3
MECHENG 589 Sustainable Design of Technogical Systems (DL)
  3
NAVARCH 514 (MFG 515) Fatigue of Structures (DL) Fall (Odd Years) 3
Chassis and Advanced Materials
ESENG 505 Energy Generation and Storage Using Modern Materials (DL) SS16, F17, SS18, F19 3
MATSCI 514/MFG 514 Composite Materials (DL) Winter 3
MECHENG 513/AUTO 513 Automotive Body Structures (DL) F16, SS17, F18, SS19 3
MECHENG 505 Finite Element Methods in Mechanical Engineering Fall 3
MECHENG 542 Vehicle Dynamics (DL) Winter 3
MECHENG 555 Design Optimization (DL)  Winter 3
NAVARCH 514 (MFG 515) Fatigue of Structures (DL) Fall (Odd Years) 3
MECHENG 517 Mechanics Polymers   3
Electrification
AUTO 533 Advanced Energy Solutions (DL)
(DL - Fall)
Fall, Winter 3
CHE 696 Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors (DL) F16, SS17, F18, SS19 3
EECS 414 Introduction to MEMS Fall 4
EECS 514 Advanced MEMS Winter 4
EECS 515 Integrated Microsystems   4
MECHENG 552 (MFG 552) Mechatronic Systems Design   3
MECHENG 553 (MFG 553) Microelectromechanical Systems Fall 3
MECHENG 565 Battery Systems and Control (DL) Winter 3
MECHENG 568 Vehicle Control Systems (DL)
(Prerequisite MECHENG 461)
No offering F17
Future offering to be determined
3
MECHENG 566/AUTO 566 Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (DL)
Prior to taking ME 566, students should be proficient in Matlab.
Winter 3
Intelligent Vehicle Systems and Design
EECS 414 Introduction to MEMS Fall 4
EECS 455 Digital Communication Signals and Systems Fall 4
EECS 514 Advanced MEMS Winter 4
EECS 515 Integrated Microsystems   4
ISD 599 Software Systems Engineering (DL)   3
MECHENG 489 Sustainable Engineering in Design (DL)
If also taking MECHENG 589, take MECHENG 489 first.
Fall 3
MECHENG 552 (MFG 552) Mechatronic Systems Design   3
MECHENG 553 (MFG 553) Microelectromechanical Systems Fall 3
MECHENG 568 Vehicle Control Systems (DL)
(Prerequisite MECHENG 461)
No offering in F17
Future offering to be determined
3
Vehicle Performance and Controls
AUTO 563 Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions (DL) Winter (Odd Years) 3
ISD 599 Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Systems (DL) (section 003 on campus, section 883 online) Winter 3
MECHENG 440 Intermediate Dynamics and Vibrations Fall 4
  OR    
MECHENG 540 Intermediate Dynamics Fall 3
MECHENG 461 Automatic Control Fall, Winter 3
MECHENG 513/AUTO 513 Automotive Body Structures (DL) F16, SS17, F18, SS19 3
MECHENG 541 Mechanical Vibration Fall 3
MECHENG 542 Vehicle Dynamics (DL) Winter 3
MECHENG 560 (MFG 562) Modeling Dynamic Systems Fall 3
MECHENG 564 Linear Systems Theory (DL) Fall, Winter 4
MECHENG 566 Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (DL)
Prior to taking ME 566, students should be proficient in Matlab.
Winter 3
MECHENG 568 Vehicle Control Systems (DL)
(Prerequisite MECHENG 461)
No offering in F17
future offering to be determined
3
MECHENG 569 Control of Advanced Powertrain Systems (DL F17, F19) Fall  3

Project (3 credits) Specialty defines project identification:

AUTO 503 Automotive Engineering Project (DL) Fall/Winter/SS 3
  OR    
MFG 503 Manufacturing Project (DL) Fall/Winter/SS 3