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Industrial and Systems Engineering (formerly Industrial Engineering) ME

Semester Requirements

Marcos Esterman, Graduate Program Director
(585) 475-6922, mxeeie@rit.edu

http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/program/industrial-engineering-1

Program overview

The master of engineering in industrial and systems engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. The program emphasizes specialized knowledge and skills in the mathematical, physical, computer, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design. The overarching goal of industrial and systems engineering is the optimization of the system, regardless of whether the activity engaged in is a manufacturing, distribution, or a service-related capacity. Students graduate with a variety of skills in the areas of applied statistics/quality, ergonomics/human factors, operations research/simulation, manufacturing, and systems engineering.

Curriculum

Industrial and systems engineering, ME degree, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
ISEE-601 Systems Modeling and Optimization 3
ISEE-771 Engineering of Systems I 3
  Electives 9
ISEE-760 Design of Experiments 3
Second Year
  Electives 12
ISEE-792 Engineering Capstone 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 33

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the ME program in industrial and systems engineering, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in engineering, mathematics, or science,
  • Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0,
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
  • Submit scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (optional),
  • Submit letters of recommendation,
  • Submit a one page statement of purpose, and
  • Complete a graduate application.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Minimum scores of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (Internet-based) are required.

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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

Program overview

The master of engineering in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. The program emphasizes specialized knowledge and skills in the mathematical, physical, computer, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design. The overarching goal of industrial engineering is the optimization of the system, regardless of whether the activity engaged in is a manufacturing, distribution, or a service-related capacity. The student graduates with a variety of skills in the areas of applied statistics/quality, ergonomics/human factors, operations research/simulation, manufacturing, and systems engineering.

Curriculum

Semester conversion
Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. Each program and its associated courses have been sent to the New York State Department of Education for approval of the semester plan. For reference, the following charts illustrate the typical course sequence for this program in both quarters and semesters. Students should consult their graduate program adviser with questions regarding planning and course selection.

Program title change
Effective fall 2013, the program in industrial engineering will be renamed industrial and systems engineering. This change will not affect currently matriculated students.

Industrial engineering, ME degree, typical course sequence (quarters)

CourseQtr. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
  ISE Courses 12
Choose one of the following: 4
   0303-716    Linear Regression Analysis  
   0303-758    Design of Experiments  
  Electives 20
Second Year 
  Electives 8
0303-779 Capstone 4
Total Quarter Credit Hours  48

Industrial and systems engineering, ME degree, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
ISEE-601 Systems Modeling and Optimization 3
ISEE-770 Product and Process Design and Development 3
  Electives 9
ISEE-760 Design of Experiments 3
Second Year
  Electives 12
ISEE-792 Engineering Capstone 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 33

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the ME in industrial engineering, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in engineering, mathematics, or science,
  • Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00,
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
  • Submit scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (optional),
  • Submit letters of recommendation,
  • Submit a statement of purpose, and
  • Complete a graduate application.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Langage. Minimum scores of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (Internet-based) are required.