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Undergraduate Curriculum

The Industrial Engineering curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive education in industrial engineering and to balance the breadth and depth of instruction to develop effective engineers. The minimum hours required for graduation is 128. The department offers courses so that students can be flexible in their course choices and progress efficiently. The following information is subject to change, so students should consult with the Undergraduate Catalog and their academic advisor on a regular basis.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Curriculum Table
2013-2014

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First Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 1305, Engineering Analysis or
ENGR 1315, Introduction to Engineering
3 ENGR 1206, Engineering Graphics 2
MATH 1451, Calculus I 4 MATH 1452, Calculus II 4
ENGL 1301, Essentials of College Rhetoric 3 ENGL 1302, Advanced College Rhetoric 3
CHEM 1307, Principles of Chemistry I 3 CHEM 1308, Principles of Chemistry II 3
CHEM 1107, Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 1 CHEM 1108, Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory 1
HIST 2300, History of the U.S. (to 1877) 3 HIST 2301, History of the U.S. (since 1877) 3
TOTAL 17 TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
MATH 2450, Calculus III 4 MATH 3350, Higher Mathematics for Scientists & Engineers I 3
PHYS 1408, Principles of Physics I 4 MATH 2360, Linear Algebra 3
CE 2301, Statics 3 ME 2311, Materials 3
IE 2301, Engineering Design Production 3 IE 2324, Engineering Economic Analysis 3
ENGR 2331, Professional Communication for Engineers 3 POLS 1301, American Government & Organization 3
TOTAL 17 TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 3341, Engineering Statistics 3 IE 3311, Operations Research I 3
IE 3351, Manufacturing Engineering 3 IE 3343, Quality Assurance & Engineering Statistics 3
IE 3361, Work Analysis & Design 3 IE 3371, Production Control 3
ME 2322, Engineering Thermodynamics I 3 IE 3372, Management Systems Control 3
POLS 2302, Public Policy 3 IE 3244, Engineering Data Analysis 2
Vis/Perf Arts Elective (3 hrs)* 3 ECE 3301, General Electrical Engineering 3
TOTAL 18 TOTAL 17

Fourth Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 4311, Operations Research II 3 IE 4333, Senior Design Project 3
IE 4351, Facilities Planning 3 IE Electives (6 hrs)+ 6
IE 4361, Engineering Design for People 3 Engineering Elective ^ 3
IE Elective (3 hrs)+ 3 Humanities Elective (3 hrs)* 3
Engineering Elective ^ 3    
TOTAL 15 TOTAL 15

Additional Information

* One of these courses must also meet the multicultural requirement.
+ IE electives from the following courses: IE 4320, 4331, 4352, 4362, 4363; or ENGR 3301.
^ Engineering elective from the following courses: C E 3302, 3303, 3305; M E 3302, 3370, 3403.

 

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Curriculum Table
2014-2015

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First Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 1385, Computing Principles for Industrial and Systems Engineers or
ENGR 1315, Introduction to Engineering
3 ENGR 1206, Engineering Graphics 2
MATH 1451, Calculus I 4 MATH 1452, Calculus II 4
ENGL 1301, Essentials of College Rhetoric 3 ENGL 1302, Advanced College Rhetoric 3
CHEM 1307, Principles of Chemistry I 3 PHYS 1408, Principles of Physics I 4
CHEM 1107, Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 1 HIST 2301, History of the U.S. (since 1877) 3
HIST 2300, History of the U.S. (to 1877) 3    
TOTAL 17 TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
MATH 2450, Calculus III 4 MATH 3350, Higher Mathematics for Scientists & Engineers I 3
PHYS 2401 or CHEM 1308/1108 4 MATH 2360, Linear Algebra 3
CE 2301 or ME 2301 Statics 3 ME 3311, Materials 3
IE 2301, Engineering Design Production 3 IE 2324, Engineering Economic Analysis 3
Oral Communication* 3 POLS 1301, American Government & Organization 3
TOTAL 17 TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 3341, Engineering Statistics+ 3 IE 3311, Deterministic Operations Res. 3
IE 3351, Manufacturing Engineering 3 IE 3346, Quality Assurance & Engineering Statistics 3
IE 3361, Work Analysis & Design 3 IE 3328, Manufacturing Systems Control 3
ME 2322, Engineering Thermodynamics I 3 IE 3325, Management Systems Control 3
POLS 2302, Public Policy 3 IE 3244, Engineering Data Analysis 2
Creative Arts Elective* 3 ECE 3301, General Electrical Engineering # 3
TOTAL 18 TOTAL 17

Fourth Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
IE 4316, Simulation Systems Modeling 3 IE 4333, Senior Design Project 3
IE 4351, Facilities Planning 3 IE Electives (6 hrs) † 6
IE 4361, Engineering Design for People 3 Engineering Elective ^ 3
IE Elective (3 hrs) † 3 Language, Philosophy, & Culture *^^ 3
Engineering Elective ^ 3    
TOTAL 15 TOTAL 15

Additional Information

TOTAL HOURS: 130.
* Choose from the university’s core curriculum.
† IE Electives from the following courses: IE 4320, 4331, 4352, 4362, 4363, ENGR 3301.
^ Engineering Electives from the following courses: CE 3302 or ME 2302; CE 3303 or ME 3403; CE 3305 or ME 3370 or CH E 3315; CH E 3326 or ME 3371; ECE 3306; ME 3322.
^^ Choose a course that also fulfills the university’s multicultural requirement.
# PHYS 2401 may be substituted.
+ MATH 3342 may be substituted.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

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