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College of Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Plan of Study for Industrial Engineering

Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 123

Freshman Year, see First-Year Engineering Program*

Sophomore Year

Third SemesterFourth Semester
(0) IE 20000 (Industrial Engineering Seminar) (3) IE 33000 (Probability and Statistics in 
Engineering II)
(3) IE 23000 (Probability and Statistics 
in Engineering I)
(3) MA 26500 (Linear Algebra)
(3) IE 34300 (Engineering Economics) (3) NUCL 27300 (Mechanics of Materials)
(4) MA 26100 (Multivariate Calculus) (3) PHYS 24100 (Electricity and Optics)
(3) ME 27000 (Basic Mechanics I) (3) General education elective
(3) General education elective    
(16)   (15)  

Junior Year

Fifth SemesterSixth Semester
(3) ECE 20100 (Linear Circuit Analysis I) (3) IE 33600 (Operations Research — 
Stochastic Models)
(3) IE 33200 (Computing in Industrial Engineering) (3) IE 38300 (Integrated Production Systems I)
(3) IE 33500 (Operations Research — Optimization) (3) IE 38600 (Work Analysis and Design I)
(3) IE 37000 (Manufacturing Processes I) (3) ME 20000 (Thermodynamics I)
(3) MA 26600 (Ordinary Differential Equations) (3) General education elective
(3) General education elective    
(18)   (15)  

Senior Year

Seventh SemesterEighth Semester
(3) IE 47400 (Industrial Control Systems) (3) IE 43100 (Industrial Engineering Design)
(3) IE 48600 (Work Analysis and Design II) (9) Technical electives†
(6) Technical electives† (3) General education electives
(3) General education elective    
(15)   (15)  

* IE students are required to complete CS 15900 and COM 11400, usually taken during their First-Year Engineering program.

† The 15 credit hours of technical electives are chosen from a list of courses approved by the School of Industrial Engineering faculty and must include two out of the three following courses: IE 47000 (Manufacturing Processes II), IE 48400 (Integrated Production Systems II) or an approved 3-credit-hour industrial engineering course.