Industrial and Systems Engineering
Professors Gallimore, Narayanan (Chair), Phillips
The Industrial and Systems Engineering program emphasizes a broad background
in user-centered design within an industrial and systems engineering framework.
Students must choose electives within a focus area of application, in consultation
with an advisor. The focus area often leads to employment or advanced studies
in the area chosen. Currently there are five approved focus areas in industrial
and systems engineering: Human Integrated Systems, Ergonomic Systems, Computer
Science, Materials Science and Engineering, and Operations
Management. Students may also elect to pursue an honors thesis. In the capstone
course, students work in teams with a client from industry to identify and
solve a real-world design problem.
Degree Requirements - Industrial and Systems EngineeringBachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering Degree
See General Education Requirements
*Minor in Computer Science for Engineers and Scientists available. See computer science department section for requirements and details.
**Minor in Materials Science and Engineering available. See Mechanical Engineering department section for additional requirements and details.
***Minor in Operations Management available. See Raj Soin College of Business section for additional requirements and details.
Minor in Operations Management
Students who successfully complete the courses for the operations management focus area and meet additional departmental requirements will receive a minor in operations management from the Raj Soin College of Business. Interested students should apply to be admitted to the minor once they are established in the industrial and systems engineering major and have achieved junior status. Students must be enrolled in the minor in order to be permitted to sign up for courses in the operations management track.
Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in High Technology
The purpose of this certificate program is to enhance the technical expertise and business acumen of undergraduate students, regardless of professional pursuit. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be knowledgeable about the technical processes that drive innovation and will possess the business skills required of entrepreneurs.
The honors thesis provides talented, highly motivated students the opportunity to develop their interests and professional skills by pursuing carefully structured programs of independent study and research, which culminates in completion of the undergraduate honors thesis.
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