This program has been discontinued. No new students will be admitted.
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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.
This program concentrates on the industrial and systems engineering courses that cover the science and technologies of decision making in a complex world in order to optimize the overall system rather than any one subsystem. Systems engineering improves the decision-making process by utilizing statistics, simulation, optimization, and computer science skills to enhance the design, control, operation, and understanding of systems. This discipline has shown rapid growth in both its development and recognition as a distinct field of engineering.
Systems engineering, ME degree, typical course sequence (quarters)
|Course||Qtr. Cr. Hrs.|
|Choose one of the following:||4|
|0303-716||Linear Regression Analysis|
|0303-758||Design of Experiments|
|Total Quarter Credit Hours||48|
To be considered for admission to the ME in systems engineering, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
- Hold a baccalaureate degree in engineering, mathematics, or science,
- Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00,
- 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 Language. Minimum scores of 550 (paper-based) is required.