Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Certificate in Manufacturing Systems

The Manufacturing Systems Certificate is for students looking to acquire more knowledge in manufacturing. Students completing this certificate will explore the design, analysis, and operation of manufacturing systems as a combination of humans, machinery, equipment, tooling, controls, building, transportation, etc., that are bound by a common material and information flow through application-based courses in state-of-the-art labs and classroom environments.

12 hours total

Required Courses

INSY 5330Six Sigma3
Six Sigma
INSY 5800Lean Systems3
Lean Systems
Total Hours6

Choose 2 of the following

INSY 4960Special Problems1-5
INSY 4970Industrial and Systems Engineering Special Topics1-10
INSY 5240Production and Inventory Control Systems3
Production and Inventory Control Systems
INSY 5860Innovations in Manufacturing Systems3
Innovations in Manufacturing Systems
INSY 5830Vehicle Technology and Trends3
Vehicle Technology and Trends
INSY 5840Control of the Manufacturing Floor and Processes3
Control of the Manufacturing Floor and Processes
INSY 5850Electronics Manufacturing Systems3
Electronics Manufacturing Systems
INSY 5450Simulation-based Planning and Scheduling3
Simulation-based Planning and Scheduling

6xxx and 7xxxx-level courses are only for undergraduate students in the ABM program or for graduate students as part of the Graduate Certificate. Special Topics/Problems courses require Department Approval and only will count as credit towards the certificate based on the topic of the course. Students cannot take 5xxx and the corresponding 6xxx course and receive credit for both. 

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

UG students who complete INSY 5800/6800, INSY 5330/6330, and INSY 4800 with a B average receive the certification.