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Minors

Minors

Three minors are available through the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, and Sustainable Product Design. Students can obtain a minor in many different fields, including mathematics, business-related disciplines (accounting, finance, management, international business, management information systems), and over twenty liberal arts areas (e.g., communications, public policy, foreign languages, history, and writing).

Industrial Engineering Minor 

 

Robin Borkholder, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-2990, rrbeie@rit.edu

A minor in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, equipment, and energy. Student utilize skills in statistics, ergonomics, operations research, and manufacturing.

Course

Choose five courses from the following list

ISEE-345   

Engineering Economy

ISEE-301

Operations Research

ISEE-323

Facilities Planning

ISEE-330

Ergonomics/Human Factors

ISEE-410

Simulation

ISEE-420

Production Planning and Scheduling

ISEE-421

Design and Analysis of Production Systems

ISEE-460

Applied Statistical Quality Control

ISEE-350

Engineering Management

ISEE-626

Contemporary Production Systems

ISEE-703

Supply Chain Management

ISEE-704

Logistics Management

ISEE-711

Advanced Simulation

ISEE-728

Production Systems Management

ISEE-730

Biomechanics

ISEE-731

Advanced Topics in Ergonomics and Human Factors

ISEE-732

Systems Safety Engineering

ISEE-741

Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

ISEE-745

Manufacturing Systems

ISEE-760

Design of Experiments

Advisor

Robin Borkholder
Senior Lecturer

Phone: 585-475-2990
Office: GLE/1566

 

Engineering Management Minor

 

The minor in engineering management integrates technological and managerial expertise while focusing on the management of these areas. Engineering management is concerned with understanding the technology involved in an engineering project and the management process through which the technology is applied. This minor is closed to students majoring in industrial engineering.

Course

Required Courses

ISEE-345     

Engineering Economy

ISEE-350

Engineering Management

ACCT-500

Cost Management in Technical Organizations

Electives

Choose two of the following

ISEE-301

Operations Research

ISEE-323

Facilities Planning

ISEE-410

Simulation

ISEE-420

Production Planning and Scheduling

ISEE-460

Applied Statistical Quality Control

ISEE-703

Supply Chain Management

Advisor

Robin Borkholder
Senior Lecturer

Phone: 585-475-2990
Office: GLE/1566

 

Sustainable Product Development Minor

 

This multidisciplinary minor is for students interested in exploring issues associated with developing and delivering sustainable product systems. Courses enhance the understanding of the three dimensions of sustainability (economic, ethical, and environmental), develop awareness of the need for more sustainable approaches to product development, and explore strategies for developing and delivering sustainable product systems.

Required Courses

ISEE-345

Engineering Economy

ISEE-785

Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering

ISEE-786

Lifecycle Assessment

Electives

Choose two courses from the following groups (at least one course must come from the social context group):

   Social Context

   MGMT-710

   Managing for Environmental Sustainability

   STSO-120

   Introduction to Environmental Studies

   STSO-140

   Science, Technology, and Values

   STSO-201

   Science and Technology Policy

   STSO-220

   Environment and Society

   STSO-240

   Social Consequences of Technology

   STSO-321

   Face of the Land

   STSO-421

   Environmental Policy

   Technical

   ISEE-787

   Design for the Environment

   MECE-357

   Contemporary Issues in Energy and the Environment

   MECE-710

   Fuel Cell Technology

   MECE-629

   Renewable Energy Systems

   PACK-530

   Packaging Sustainability and the Environment

   ESHS-310

   Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

   ESHS-330

   Industrial Wastewater Management

   ESHS-350

   Air Emissions Management

   ESHS-720

   Environment, Health, and Safety Management

   STSO-422

   Great Lakes

   STSO-521

   Biodiversity and Society

   PUBL-510

   Tech Innovation and Public Policy

   PUBL-530

   Energy Policy

Minors Advisor

Brian Thorn
Professor

Phone: 585-475-6166
Office: GLE/1596

 

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