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Courses for a Degree in Industrial Engineering

In addition to a focus on industrial engineering courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Industrial Engineering Courses:

  • Industrial Engineering Seminar
  • Introduction to Industrial Engineering
  • Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineers
  • Industrial Cost Analysis
  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Simulation
  • Work Methods and Ergonomics
  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards
  • Leadership Principles and Practices
  • Quality Engineering and Management
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Risk Analysis for Transportation and Logistics Systems
  • Advanced Engineering Economy
  • Systems Engineering and Management
  • Project Management
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Application of Machine Vision
  • Facility Logistics
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Renewable Energy: Green Power Sources
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Industrial Ergonomics
  • Introduction to Database Concepts

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology