Advanced Manufacturing Systems, BS

Northeastern’s Bachelor of Science in Advanced Manufacturing Systems will create pathways for entry- and midlevel manufacturing employees to deepen their knowledge and gain new skills across the advanced manufacturing ecosystem. The program’s challenge-based learning architecture balances autonomy with a structured path through a rigorous curriculum.    

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Note: Courses listed below with titles in parentheses are pending approval.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

General Engineering Foundation Courses

24 semester hours required

GET 1100Introduction to Engineering and Technology3
AVM 1100 (Fundamentals of Measurement and Analysis)3
GET 1150Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design3
MET 2000Engineering Computer-Aided Design and Tolerance Analysis3
AVM 1150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Systems)3
MET 2040Engineering Manufacturing Process3
AVM 1200 (Fundamentals of Safety, Health, and Environmental Issues)3
AVM 1250 (Introduction to Quality Assurance)3

Advanced Manufacturing Core Courses 

42 semester hours required

MET 3300Engineering Materials Science3
AVM 2200 (Composite Manufacturing )3
AVM 2250 (Processing Metallic Materials)3
AVM 2400 (Fundamentals of Inspection Processes)3
AVM 3100 (Nondestructive Testing)3
MGT 2220Supply Chain Management3
MGT 4210Project Management3
AVM 3300 (Lean Six Sigma for Manufacturing & Supply Chain Systems Engineering)3
GET 3100 (Computer Control of Manufacturing Processes)3
CET 4210Robotics3
AVM 4100 (Mechatronics)3
AVM 4200 (Metrology and Tolerancing )3
AVM 4300 (Advanced Manufacturing and Additive Processes)3
MET 4100Mechanical Engineering Systems Design3

Advanced Manufacturing Capstone

Grand challenges at the end of each accelerator will make up this requirement:
GET 4850Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution4

Major Electives

Complete a minimum of 14 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Choose courses from MET, EET, and CET curriculum or through PLA awarded for certifications, bootcamps, or advanced training. 14