BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS) IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Dr. Ghalib Khawaji - Department Chair
gykcad@rit.edu

 

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Industrial engineering is ideal for those who enjoy both technology and working with people. Industrial engineers frequently spend as much time interacting with other engineers and product users as they do at their desks and computers. Industrial engineers design, optimize, and manage the process by which products are made and distributed across the world as well as the way services are catered for in industries such as banking, healthcare, energy, or entertainment. 

Many practitioners say that an industrial engineering education offers the best of both worlds: an education in both engineering and business. Hence, a degree in industrial engineering offers its graduates a significant opportunity for a flexible long-term career.

Because of the flexible nature of the major, the industrial engineering student can gain a breadth of knowledge in many different areas of industrial engineering, including, but not limited to, advanced manufacturing, distribution/logistics, ergonomics/human factors, modeling/simulation, and sustainable design and development. Students may choose free and professional electives for this purpose. Faculty members are committed to high-quality engineering education as well as the program's educational objectives.

The industrial engineering curriculum covers the principal concepts of engineering economics and project management, facilities planning, human performance, mathematical and simulation modeling, production control, applied statistics and quality, and contemporary manufacturing production processes that are applied to solve the challenges presented by the global environment and economy of today. The curriculum stresses the application of contemporary tools and techniques in solving engineering problems.

Starting in their third year, the students have the choice of a general degree in industrial engineering or a specialization in an option. The general degree and program options encourage a team approach. Students may work with students in other engineering disciplines to solve problems for clients outside of RIT Dubai.

It is important to mention here that given that UAE is becoming an international logistics hub and that most of the countries in the region are diversifying their non-oil industrial bases, the need for logistics engineer, supply chain analyst, production planner, quality engineer, and maintenance engineer will necessarily continue to grow to support and sustain the industrial development observed in the Gulf region. Industrial Engineering graduates from RIT Dubai can use their technical base as a springboard to careers in management, consulting, manufacturing, sales, healthcare, law, and education.

CO-OP INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our Co-op Internship program ensures that a student graduates with practical experience of working with industry and gains valuable contacts, networks, and skills that give him/her a competitive edge in the engineering field.

View Mission, Educational objectives & Student Learning Outcomes here

ACCREDITATION

In addition to its accreditation in the United States as part of the University in New York, the program has been approved by the Commission of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEA) in the UAE and recognized by the KHDA in Dubai

Enrolment data for Bachelor’s Engineering Programs

CURRICULUM

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Year One

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

 

Islamic Culture course

3

ISEE - 120

Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering

3

UWRT - 150

Writing Seminar 3

CHMG - 131

General Chemistry for Engineering

3

MATH - 181, 182

Project Based Calculus I, II

8
 

LAS Perspective I, II (Artistic, Ethical)

6

PHYS - 211

University Physics I

4

ISEE - 140

Material Processing

3

Year Two

ISEE - 200

Computing for Engineers

3

PHYS - 212

University Physics II

4

MATH - 219

Multivariable Calculus

3

MATH - 220

Vector Calculus

1

MATH - 251

Probability and Statistics I

 

 

LAS Perspective III, IV (Global, Social)

6

MECE - 200

Fundamentals of Mechanics

6

MATH - 233

Linear Systems and Differential Equations

4

ISEE - 345

Engineering Economy

4

EGEN - 009

Engineering Co-op Preparation

3

ISEE - 325

Engineering Statistics and Design of Experiments

3

Year Three

ISEE 499

Co-operative Education

Co-op

ISEE 301

Operations Research

4

ISEE 350

Engineering Management

3

ISEE 330

Ergonomics and Human Factors (WI)

4

ISEE 323

Facilities Planning

3

MECE 304

Fundamentals of Material Science

2

MECE 306

Material Science with Applications Laboratory

1

Year Four

ISEE 420

Production Planning/Scheduling

3

ISEE 560

Applied Statistical Quality Control

3

ISEE 510

Systems Simulation

3

ISEE 499

Co-operative Education

Co-op

ISEE 561

Linear Regression Analysis

3
 

LAS Immersion II, III

3

Year Five

ISEE - 497

Multidisciplinary Senior Design I

3

ISEE - 498

Multidisciplinary Senior Design II

3
 

Professional Electives

12
 

Free Electives

6
 

LAS Immersion II, III

6

Total Credits - 129

The General Degree option would have a course from each of the program options available. Three (3) courses would be needed to be completed for the general degree options: 

GENERAL DEGREE OPTION OPTIONS 

  • ISEE - 760: Design of Experiments

  • MGIS - 755: Information Technology Strategy and Management

  • ISEE - 704: Logistics Management

  • MECE - 404: Robotics

Any one course from the supply chain management option

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OPTION 

The Supply Chain Management Program Option provides a further study in the design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of distribution and logistics activities with the objective of ensuring the cost-effective delivery of products and services globally. The following courses need to be completed: 
  • MGIS - 755: Information Technology Strategy and Management

  • ISEE - 703: Supply Chain Management

  • ISEE - 704: Logistics Management

For information about the RIT New York IE program and options click here

BS Industrial Engineering Flow Chart
BS Industrial Engineering Professional Electives

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