Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

These are the degree requirements to earn a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.

Students will meet the University General Education criteria (to include PHIL 207, 305, 310, or THEO 311) and include the following:

Engineering Courses
ENGR 106 Introduction to Engineering Design and Analysis
ENGR 220 Engineering Statics
ENGR 251 Engineering Design Laboratory
ENGR 265 Engineering Economy
ENGR 270 Materials Science
ENGR 296 Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided
ENGR 302 Engineering Dynamics
ENGR 303 Strength of Materials

No credit: ENGR 201 Engineering Service, ENGR 301 Engineering Experience, ENGR 401 Engineering Exit Survey.

Mathematics and Basic Science Courses
MATH 191 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 192 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MATH 290 Linear Algebra
MATH 291 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
MATH 300 Modern Probability and Statistics
MATH 301 Statistical Modeling, MATH 320 Ordinary Differential Equations, or MATH 390 Mathematical Programming
PHYS 251 General Physics I: Mechanics 
PHYS 253 General Physics
CHEM 103 or 104 or 105
Minimum of 32 credits in approved credits from ASTR, MATH, CHEM, PHYS, or BIOL.

Industrial Engineering Courses
IE 305 Work System Design and Analysis
IE 319 Operations Research Mathematical Programming
IE 335 Quality Control and Reliability
IE 340 Ergonomics and Occupation Safety
IE 350 Operations Planning, Scheduling, and Control
IE 360 Introduction to Simulation
IE 403 Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineers
IE 415 System Integration and Design
IE 419 Operations Research Probability Models
IE 490 Senior Design Seminar
One of the following: ME elective, PHYS 306 or 3 credits of IE 460, or 3 credits of ENGR 320.

The Engineering Seminars (ENGR 201, 301, 401) are required for all engineering majors and should be taken by the time a student has completed approximately 50, 75, and 100 percent, respectively, of the engineering course requirements.

Read IE Course Descriptions

GPA Requirements


A minimum GPA of 2.50 must be earned for all semester credits used to satisfy the course requirements shown above, a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all IE and ENGR  prefix course numbers, MATH 191 and 192, or their equivalents, must be completed with a grade of C or better. A minimum overall GPA of 2.00 must be earned in the combination of semester credits and attempted transfer credits.

Students attending continuously on a part-time basis are expected to complete the requirements within eight years.


Additional Degree Information

Plan to Graduate

This is the suggested plan of study to graduate in four years with a degree in Industrial Engineering. This plan assumes the student hasn't satisfied three years of foreign language in high school.

Some courses have prerequisites; please view the online course catalog for complete information and course descriptions.

Year One

FallCreditSpringCredit
†MATH 191 Calculus I* 4 †MATH 192 Calculus II* 4
†CHEM 103/4/5 General Chemistry 4 †ENGR 270 Materials Science 3
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Design and Analysis 3 †ENGR 296 Manufacturing Process 3
ENGL 101 English Composition 3 Communication 3
IL 101 Information Literacy 1 Theology 3
NSS 101 New Student Seminar 1    
Total Credits 16 Total Credits 16

Year Two

FallCreditSpringCredit
†MATH 291 Calculus III Multi-Variable Calculus 4 †MATH 290 Linear Algebra 3
†MATH 300 Probability & Statistics 3 †PHYS 253 General Physics II 4
†PHYS 251 General Physics I 4 †ENGR 220 Statics &  3
†ENGR 251 Engineering Design Lab 3 †ENGR 265 Engineering Economy 3
ENGR 201 Engineering Service 0 Social Science 3
Philosophy 3 KIN 149 1
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 17

  
 Year Three

FallCreditSpringCredit
†MATH Elective 3 †IE 319 Operations Research Mathematical Programming 3
†IE 305 Industrial Engineering Methods 3 †IE 340 Ergonomics and Occupational Safety 3
†IE 335 Quality Control and Reliability 3 †IE 360 Introduction to Simulation 3
†ENGR 303 Strength of Materials 3 †ENGR 302 Engineering Dynamics 3
Foreign Language 101 3 Foreign Language 102 3
Creative Arts Course 3 KIN Activity 1
Total Credits 18 Total Credits 16

Year Four

FallCreditSpringCredit
†IE 403 Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineering 3 †ME Elective 3
†IE 415 System Integration and Design 3 †IE 490 Senior Design Seminar 3
†IE 350 Operations Planning Scheduling and Control 3 ENGR 301 Participation 0
†IE 419 Operations Research Probability Models 3 ENGR 401 Exit Survey 0
Humanities (Historical/Cultural) 3 PHIL/THEO 300+ 3
PHIL 207/305 Ethics 3 Humanities (Literature/Film) 3
Total Credits 18 Total Credits 12

 


#Must be taken at SAU to satisfy writing intensive
*Must receive a grade of C or better
†Check online course catalog for prerequisite

Dual Degrees: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Students interested in designing to fit humans into mechanical systems may consider the dual degree option.

This five-year program will result in Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering:
ENGR 106 Introduction to Engineering Design and Analysis
ENGR 201 Engineering Service, 0 credit
ENGR 220 Statics
WI-ENGR 251 Engineering Design Laboratory
ENGR 265 Engineering Economy
ENGR 270 Materials Science
ENGR 296 Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided
ENGR 301 Engineering Participation, 0 credits
ENGR 302 Engineering Dynamics
ENGR 303 Strength of Materials
ENGR 401 Engineering Exit Survey, 0 credits

Industrial Engineering:
IE 305 Work System Design and Analysis
IE 319 Operations Research Mathematical Programming
IE 335 Quality Control and Reliability
IE 340 Ergonomics and Occupational Safety
IE 350 Operations Planning, Scheduling and Control
IE 360 Introduction to Simulation
IE 403 Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineers
IE 415 System Integration and Design
IE 419 Operations Research Probability Models
WI-IE 490 Senior Design Seminar

Mechanical Engineering:
ME 310 Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
ME 312 Thermodynamics
ME 315 Fluid Mechanics
ME 350 Machine Design
ME 351 Mechanical Engineering Design Laboratory
ME 405 Control Theory
ME 410 Heat and Mass Transfer
ME 412 Applied Thermodynamics
ME 415 Mechatronics
ME 490 Senior Design Seminar
PHYS 306 Electronics

Math:
+MATH 191 and 192 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I and II, 4 credits each
MATH 290 Elementary Linear Algebra
MATH 291 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III, 4 credits
MATH 300 Modern Probability and Statistics
MATH 320 Ordinary Differential Equations

Physics:
+PHYS 251 General Physics I: Mechanics, 4 credits
PHYS 253 General Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics, 4 credits

Chemistry: (Choose one)
+CHEM 103 Principles of Chemistry, 4 credits
+CHEM 104 Chemistry for Engineering Students, 4 credits
+CHEM 105 General Chemistry I, 4 credits

Ethics: (Choose one)
+PHIL  207 Ethics
+PHIL 305 Business Ethics
+PHIL 310 Biomedical Ethics
+THEO 311 Environmental Ethics

WI = writing intensive
+ = satisfies a general education requirement

Read course descriptions for Mechanical Engineering

Read course descriptions for Industrial Engineering

Contact


Mohamad El-Zein, PhD

Engineering and Physics Department
Hayes Hall 215
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6485
Engineering@sau.edu

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