Industrial Engineering (BS)

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This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (IE BIE)
Unit: Speed School of Engineering (SS)
Department: Industrial Engineering

Program Information

Students specializing in Industrial Engineering will complete a program consisting of two semesters in Engineering Fundamentals and a further period of study in the Department of Industrial Engineering—ten semesters in Departmental Studies—to complete the Bachelor of Science degree, followed by a fifth year in Graduate Studies for the Master of Engineering degree. This curriculum is designed as an integrated five-year program, with a cooperative education component, culminating in the Master of Engineering degree.

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

Degree Summary

General Education Requirements 131
(19 hours of General Education requirements may be satisfied through coursework required by the degree program)
College/School Requirements 138
Program/Major Requirements74
Minimum Total Hours124

Specific coursework information can be found on the Degree Requirements tab.

Departmental Admission Requirements

Acceptance into a Department requires that a student have a 2.25 GPA in the prescribed set of courses totaling 30 semester hours in Engineering Fundamentals.  In addition, the student must be in good standing (university GPA ≥ 2.25). 

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 131
The following courses are required by the program and satisfy the respective General Education Requirement(s):
Engineering Analysis I - QR
Introduction to College Writing - WC
Intermediate College Writing - WC
General Chemistry I - S
Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL
Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S
Business and Professional Speaking - OC

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program (link provided above).  To complete the degree in the minimum number of hours listed on the Overview tab, some hours from the General Education Requirements must be satisfied by courses defined by the unit and/or program. Using other courses to satisfy General Education requirements will require additional hours to complete the degree requirements.

College/School Requirements

Speed School Core
ENGR 101Engineering Analysis I - QR 24
ENGR 102Engineering Analysis II4
ENGR 110Engineering Methods, Tools, and Practice I2
ENGR 111Engineering Methods, Tools and Practice ll2
ENGL 101Introduction to College Writing - WC 2,33
ENGL 102Intermediate College Writing - WC 2,33
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S 23
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 21
PHYS 298Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S 24
COMM 112Business and Professional Speaking - OC 13
Engineering Fundamentals 4
ENGR 151Engineering Graphics Technology1
ENGR 201Engineering Analysis III4
ENGR 205Differential Equations for Engineering2
ENGR 330Linear Algebra for Engineering2
Minimum Total Hours38

Program/Major Requirements

Industrial Engineering Department
IE 240Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering3
IE 250Data Management and Spreadsheet Modelings for IE3
IE 288Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education Seminar0
IE 289Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education I1
IE 320Manufacturing Processes4
IE 360Probability and Statistics for Engineers3
IE 370Engineering Economic Analysis3
IE 380Work Design3
IE 389Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education II1
IE 421Facility Location and Layout3
IE 425Production and Inventory Control3
IE 430Quality Control3
IE 489Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education III1
IE 499IE Capstone Design - CUE (CUE)3
IE 515Operations Research Methods3
IE 516Stochastic Operations Research3
IE 541Simulation3
IE 563Experimental Design in Engineering3
IE 580Introduction to Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics3
IE Electives6
Industrial Engineering Core
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
PHYS 295Introductory Laboratories I - SL1
Supporting Courses
CECS 130Introduction to Programming Languages3
CEE 205Mechanics I: Statics3
CHE 253Materials Science3
ECE 252Introduction to Electrical Engineering3
ME 251Thermodynamics I3
Minimum Total Hours74

A student may accumulate no more than two D-minus, D, or D+ grades in IE prefixed courses to graduate with a baccalaureate degree.  For any additional D-minus, D, or D+ grades beyond two, the student must repeat the course to earn a better grade.

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree must be in good standing (university GPA ≥ 2.25) and must attain a GPA of at least 2.25 for all courses used to satisfy degree requirements. 

Culminating Undergraduate Experience (Graduation requirement)
Requirement fulfilled by completing:
IE Capstone Design - CUE

Flight Plan

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
ENGR 101 Engineering Analysis I - QR 4
ENGR 110 Engineering Methods, Tools, and Practice I 2
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
CHEM 207 Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, or Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Persepective US Diversity - AHD1, SBD1, or SBHD1 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
ENGR 102 Engineering Analysis II 4
ENGR 111 Engineering Methods, Tools and Practice ll 2
PHYS 298 Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S 4
PHYS 295 Introductory Laboratories I - SL 1
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
 Hours17
Summer
ENGR 151 Engineering Graphics Technology 1
ENGR 201 Engineering Analysis III 4
CEE 205 Mechanics I: Statics 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, or Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Persepective - AH, SB, or SBH 3
 Hours11
Year 2
Fall
COMM 112 Business and Professional Speaking - OC 3
ENGR 205 Differential Equations for Engineering 2
IE 240 Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering 3
IE 250 Data Management and Spreadsheet Modelings for IE 3
IE 288 Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education Seminar 0
IE 380 Work Design 3
CECS 130 Introduction to Programming Languages 3
 Hours17
Spring
IE 289 Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education I 1
 Hours1
Summer
IE 360 Probability and Statistics for Engineers 3
CHE 253 Materials Science 3
ENGR 330 Linear Algebra for Engineering 2
IE 370 Engineering Economic Analysis 3
 Hours11
Year 3
Fall
IE 389 Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education II 1
 Hours1
Spring
ECE 252 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 3
IE 320 Manufacturing Processes 4
IE 425 Production and Inventory Control 3
IE 430 Quality Control 3
ME 251 Thermodynamics I 3
 Hours16
Summer
IE 489 Industrial Engineering Cooperative Education III 1
 Hours1
Year 4
Fall
IE 421 Facility Location and Layout 3
IE 515 Operations Research Methods 3
IE 541 Simulation 3
IE 580 Introduction to Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics 3
Industrial Engineering Elective 3 3
 Hours15
Spring
HIST 101
History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH
or History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH
3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, or Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Persepective - AH, SB, or SBH 3
IE 499 IE Capstone Design - CUE 3
IE 516 Stochastic Operations Research 3
IE 563 Experimental Design in Engineering 3
Industrial Engineering Elective 3
 Hours18
 Minimum Total Hours124

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