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Industrial Engineering Minor

Purpose:
A minor in Industrial Engineering would focus on the design, improvement and installation of integrated systems of people, material, equipment, and energy, utilizing skills in statistics, ergonomics, operations research, and manufacturing. The object would be to provide a background in areas commonly needed in this area.

Eligibility:
All matriculated undergraduates in engineering and engineering-related programs (i.e., consistent with math/science requirements), except industrial engineering students.

Policies and Procedures:
Minor will be consistent with all Institute-level policies pertaining to minors (Policies and Procedures manual D 1.1.)

Program Prerequisites:
Engineering Statistics (1016-314) or equivalent
Boundary Value Problems and Matrices (1016-318) or Engineering Math (1016-328) or Matrix Algebra (1016-331) or equivalent

Curriculum:
The Industrial Engineering minor will consist of 20 credit hours, three core courses and two elective courses.

Core Courses
(choose at least three)
Credit Hours
Pre-Requisites
0303-401 Operations Research
4
1016-331
0303-402 Production Control
4
0303-401
0303-415 Ergonomics
4
1004-212
0303-422 Systems and Facilities Planning
4
0303-401
0303-503 Systems Simulation
4
0303-401, 0303-302
0303-510 Applied Statistical Quality Control
4
1016-314
0303-520/620 Engineering Economy
4
Elective Courses
(choose no more than two)**
Credit Hours
Pre-Requisites
0303-481 Engineering Management
4
 
0303-516 Human Factors
4
1016-314
0303-526 Design and Analysis of Production Systems
4
0303-402
0303-626 Contemporary Production Techniques
4
0303-630 Advanced Systems Integration
4
0303-302 or equivalent
0303-703 Supply Chain Management
4
0303-401 or equivalent
0303-704 Logistics Management
4
0303-401 or equivalent
0303-711 Advanced Simulation Techniques
4
0303-503 or equivalent
0303-727 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
4
0303-343 or equivalent
0303-731 Advanced Topics in Ergo/HF
4
0303-415 or equivalent
0303-732 Biomechanics
4
1017-331 or equivalent
0303-734 Systems Safety Engineering
4
0303-766 Manufacturing Systems
4
0303-770 Design of Experiments
4

** Other courses may be appropriate, with minor advisor approval

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