Curriculum | Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Curriculum | Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

The following is designed to help you, the industrial engineering student, to better understand not only what courses you will be taking, but what those courses really involve. If you have any questions, please contact your faculty advisor.

Freshman Year

Fall SemesterCredits
CH 101  Chemistry, A Molecular Science3
CH 102  General Chemistry Lab1
E 101  Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving1
E 115  Introduction to Computing Environments1
ENG 101  Academic Writing and Research4
MA 141  Calculus I4
HES_*** Health and Exercise Studies Course *1
Total Credits:15
Spring SemesterCredits
EC 205  Economics 13
MA 241  Calculus II4
PY 205  Physics for Engineers and Scientists I3
E 102  Engineering in the 21st Century (GEP-IP)2
HES_***  Health and Exercise Studies Course *1
GEP Requirement *3
Total Credits:16

Sophomore Year

Fall SemesterCredits
MSE 200  Mechanical Properties of Structural Materials3
ISE 135  Computer Modeling for Engineers3
MA 242  Calculus III4
PY 208  Physics for Engineers and Scientists II3
PY 209  Physics for Engineers and Scientists II Lab1
ST 371  Introduction to Probability and Distribution Theory3
Total Credits:17
Spring Semester Credits
ECE 331  Principles of Electrical Engineering3
ISE 215  Product Specification1
ISE 216  Manufacturing Engineering Practicum3
MA 303  Linear Analysis 23
ST 372  Introduction to Stat Inference and Regression3
GEP Requirement *3
Total Credits:16

Junior Year

Fall SemesterCredits
ISE 311  Engineering Economic Analysis3
ISE 316  Manufacturing Engineering I - Processes3
ISE 315  Computer-aided Manufacturing1
CE 214  Engineering Mechanics - Statics 33
ISE 361  Deterministic Models in Industrial Engineering3 (CP)
Ethics *3
Total Credits:16
Spring SemesterCredits
ISE 352  Fundamentals of Human-Machine Systems Design3
ISE 362  Stochastic Models in Industrial Engineering3 (CP)
ISE 443  Quality Control3
Technical Elective3
Engineering Science Elective 43
Total Credits:15

Senior Year

Fall SemesterCredits
ISE 441  Introduction to Simulation3 (CP)
ISE 398  Lean Six Sigma for Industrial Engineers1
ISE 408  Control of Production and Service Systems 3 (CP)
ISE 520  Healthcare Systems Performance Improvement I
or
Technical Elective
3
ISE 453  Modeling and Analysis of Supply Chains3 (CP)
ENG 331  Technical Writing3
Total Credits:16
Spring SemesterCredits
ISE 498  Senior Design Project
or
ISE 521  Healthcare Systems Performance Improvement II
3 (CP)
Technical Elective3
GEP Requirement *3
GEP Requirement *3
GEP Requirement *2-3
Total Credits:14-15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

Major/Program Requirements and Footnotes

1 Economics: EC 205, EC 201, or ARE 201

2 Mathematics: MA 303 or MA 341

3 Statistics: CE 214 or MAE 206

4 Engineering science electives:  CE 225, CE 282, MAE 201, MAE 208, MAE 214, MAE 308, or MSE 355

General Education Program (GEP) requirements 

* To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

HEALTH AND EXERCISE STUDIES – Two (2) hours to be selected from the approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies list.

  • One fitness and wellness course (any Health and Exercise Studies 100-level course).
  • One additional credit hour of Health and Exercise Studies activity courses.

HUMANITIES – Six (6) credits to be selected in two different disciplines (two different course prefixes) from the approved GEP Humanities list.

SOCIAL SCIENCES – Three (3) credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205 taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies three (3) credit hours of the six (6) credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.

ADDITIONAL BREADTH – Three (3) credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts lists.

INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES – Five (5) credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list. Ethics course taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies three (3) credit hours of the five to six (5-6) credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives requirement.

Co-requisites

U.S. DIVERSITY AND GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose the course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation.