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BSIE degree requirements

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 307 3 Intro to Differential Equations [pr: MATH 125]
MATH 308 3 Matrix Algebra with Applications [pr: MATH 126]
IND E 315 3 Prob. & Statistics for Engineers [pr: MATH 307]

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

Physical sciences 25 credits

Course Credits Title
CHEM 142 5 General Chemistry with lab
CHEM 152 5 General Chemistry with lab [pr: CHEM 142]
PHYS 121* 5 Mechanics with lab [pr: MATH 124]
PHYS 122* 5 Electromagnetism with lab [pr: MATH 125]
PHYS 123* 5 Waves with lab [pr: MATH 126]

* 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 [pr: ENGL COMP]
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 [pr: CHEM 152]
AA 210 4 Engineering Statics [pr: MATH 126, PHYS 121]
EE 215 4 Fund. of Electrical Engineering [pr: PHYS 122, MATH 126]
CEE 220 4 Intro to Mechanics of Material [pr: AA 210]
ME 230 4 Kinematics & Dynamics [pr: AA 210]
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 [pr: IND E 315]
IND E 337* 4 Intro to Manufacturing Systems
IND E 410 4 Linear & Network Programming [pr: either MATH 136 or MATH 308, CSE 142]
IND E 411 4 Stochastic Models & Decision Analysis [pr: IND E 315, IND E 410]
IND E 494 4 Design in the Manufacturing Firm [pr: IND E 337, senior standing]
IND E 495 4 Industrial Engineering Design [pr: IND E 494]

* 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 411]
    • IND E 424 [4cr] Simulation [prereq. IND E 337 &411; 411 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 & 410; both of which may be taken concurrently]
    • IND E 439 [4cr] Plant Layout & Material Handling [pr. IND E 410; 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]

Early admission requirements

Early admission is designed for UW students who have not completed all of the required prerequisites for upper admission, but have completed the Math 124, 125, 126; one English composition course; and at least 10 credits of the Natural Sciences.