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BSIE degree requirements for students admitted before spring 2021

degree requirements: spring 2021 and later

A total of 180 credits are required for graduation. This total includes the following courses plus an addition 4 credits of free electives.

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Upper division admission requirements
[pr] -- Prerequisite course(s)

Mathematics 24 credits

Course Credits Title
MATH 124* 5 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MATH 125* 5 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
MATH 126* 5 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
MATH 207 (formerly MATH 307)‡ 3 Intro to Differential Equations
MATH 208 (formerly MATH 308)‡ 3 Matrix Algebra with Applications
IND E 315 3 Prob. & Statistics for Engineers

* The sequence of MATH 134, 135, 136 may be taken in lieu of 124, 125, 126.

‡ As of autumn 2021, MATH 307, MATH 308, MATH 309, and MATH 324 are renumbered as MATH 207, MATH 208, MATH 209, and MATH 224, respectively. Students can apply either the 200- or 300-level number for each course toward their degree requirements.

Physical sciences 25 credits

Course Credits Title
CHEM 142 5 General Chemistry with lab
CHEM 152 5 General Chemistry with lab
PHYS 121* 5 Mechanics with lab
PHYS 122* 5 Electromagnetism with lab
PHYS 123* 5 Waves with lab

* The accompanying lab sections to PHYS 121, 122, 123 must be completed.

Written and oral communications 12 credits

Course Credits Title
ENGL COMP 5 University English Composition requirement
ENGR 231 3 Intro to Technical Communication
IND E 337 4 Intro to Manufacturing Systems

VLPA / I & S / Diversity 30 credits

Course Credits Title
VLPA 10+ Minimum of 10 credits Visual, Literary & Performing Arts
I & S 10+ Minimum of 10 credits Individuals & Society
Diversity 3+ Minimum of 3 credits Diversity

General engineering/computing 28 credits

Course Credits Title
CSE 142 4 Computer Programming I
MSE 170 4 Fund of Materials Science
AA 210 4 Engineering Statics
EE 215 4 Fund. of Electrical Engineering
CEE 220 4 Intro to Mechanics of Material
ME 230 4 Kinematics & Dynamics
IND E 250 4 Fundamentals of Engineering Economy

Industrial engineering required core 24 credits

Course Credits Title
IND E 316 4 Design of Experiments & Regression Analysis
IND E 337* 4 Intro to Manufacturing Systems
IND E 310 4 Linear & Network Programming
IND E 311 4 Stochastic Models & Decision Analysis
IND E 494 4 Design in the Manufacturing Firm
IND E 495 4 Industrial Engineering Design

* Fulfills both writing and ISE core requirements.

Technical electives 37 credits minimum

A minimum of 37 credits, including at least one course from each of the following five categories. Additional technical elective courses may be chosen from the Undergraduate Technical Elective List.

  1. Operations research:
    • IND E 412 [4cr] Integer and Dynamic Programming [prereq. IND E 311]
    • IND E 338 [4cr] Simulation [prereq. IND E 337 &311; 311 may be taken concurrently]
  2. Statistics:
    • IND E 321 [4cr] Statistical Quality Control [prereq. IND E 315]
    • IND E 426 [4cr] Reliability Engineering & System Safety [prereq. IND E 315]
  3. Production/operations:
    • IND E 430 [4cr] Manufacturing Scheduling & Inventory [prereq. IND E 337 & 310; both of which may be taken concurrently]
    • IND E 439 [4cr] Plant Layout & Material Handling [pr. IND E 310; which may be taken concurrently]
  4. Design:
  5. General engineering:
    • A A 260 [4cr] Thermodynamics [prereq. CHEM 142, MATH 126, PHYS 121]
    • CSE 143 [5cr] Computer Programming II [prereq. CSE 142]