The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering program is to provide a sound foundation in science and engineering in preparation for a professional Industrial Engineering career. The main tracks of the program are Production Systems, Operations Research, Human Factors and Ergonomics, and Information Systems.


One hundred and ten (110) students per year level.


The image below displays the undergraduate IE curriculum in flowchart form.

BS IE, 2005 curriculum.

BS IE, 2005 curriculum.


IE 3 Introduction to Industrial Engineering. Systems concepts, the industrial organization & its functions, overview of industrial engineering tools. Prereq: 3rd year standing. 3 u.

IE 10 Basics of Industrial Engineering. Overview of industrial engineering, its areas of specialization & the practice of Industrial Engineering Profession. 1 u.

IE 21 Industrial Processes. Industrial processes & their effects on production system decisions, metal, plastic, ceramic, elastomer, fiber, wood & pulp processes, etc. Prereq: Chem 16, Physics 72. 3 u.

IE 22 Product Design & Development. Framework for product life cycle design, integrated product & process design, development, prototyping & evaluation. Prereq: IE 21, Shop 7, 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 27 Probability and Statistics for Industrial Engineering. Applications of logic & probability in industrial engineering; random variables & their functions, descriptive statistics, discrete & continuous probability distributions & their applications. Sampling theory. Estimation & tests of hypotheses. Prereq: Math 54. 3 u.

IE 28 Statistical Analysis for Industrial Engineering. Regression, correlation, analysis of variance, design of experiments & their applications in industrial engineering. Prereq: IE 27. 3 u.

IE 31 Industrial Organization and Management. Basic features governing the organization, administration & financing of industries. Relations between labor & management. Prereq: 3rd year standing. 3 u.

IE 32 Methods Engineering. Specification of methods & performance times. Productivity concepts & techniques, methods study & work measurement; wage payment; indirect & expense labor standards; training practices. Prereq: IE 21, 27, 31. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours 3 lab). 3 u.

IE 33 Systems & Procedures. System documentation & charting; introduction to information management & related ISO standards; system & procedures best practices. Coreq: IE 32. 3 u.

IE 135 Industrial Quality Control. Statistical process control. Specifications & tolerances. Acceptance sampling. Reliability & life testing. Quality improvement. Prereq: IE 28, 32. 3 u.

IE 136 Manufacturing Systems. Primary activities of a manufacturing firm. Manufacturing practices. Prereq: 4th year standing. 3 u.

IE 137 Quality Systems in Manufacturing. Concepts of quality. World-class quality programs & standards. Performance measurement & competitive priorities. Benchmarking. Coreq: IE 136. 3 u.

IE 138 Manufacturing Management. Organization & financial aspects of manufacturing. Manufacturing management principles. Prereq: 4th year standing. 3 u.

IE 141 Operations Research I. Operations research methodology, optimization models for linear systems; Linear programming: duality & sensitivity analysis, assignment & network models graph theory. Prereq: ES 21. 3 u.

IE 142 Operations Research II. Matrix approach to linear programming; integer programming; dynamic programming, goal programming; game theory. Prereq: ES 26, IE 141. 3 u.

IE 143 Stochastic Processes in Engineering. Elements of stochastic processes; queuing theory & decision models; Markov chains, renewal theory & its applications to engineering problems. Prereq: IE 27. 3 u.

IE 144 Systems Simulation. Simulation of complex discrete event systems with applications in manufacturing & service organizations; random number & variate generation, input distribution modeling, statistical analysis of simulation output; case studies. Prereq: ES 26, IE 28, 32. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 150 Systems Evaluation. Criteria for evaluation of systems. Technological, economic & human factors. Prereq: Acctg 1, Econ 100.1. 3 u.

IE 151 Production Systems. Capacity planning. Forecasting. Production planning. Scheduling & inventory control. Maintenance. Production Control. Production information system. Prereq: IE 135, 142, 150. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 152 Manufacturing Planning and Design. Manufacturing process design. Location & layout of facilities. Materials flow systems. Materials handling. Storage & distribution. Prereq: IE 143, 151. Coreq: IE 144. 3 u.

IE 153 Project Development and Management. Phases of project feasibility studies. Project development, evaluation & management. Prereq: BA 115, IE 22, 151. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 154 Information Systems I. Concepts & frameworks of information systems. Analysis & design of information systems. Prereq: ES 26. Coreq: IE 33. 3 u.

IE 155 Industrial Systems Design. Total systems design. Integration of sub-systems with concentration on optimal total systems implementation. A project & case study oriented course. Prereq: IE 153, 154. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 156 Information Systems II. Implementation considerations in information systems design. Relational database systems. Prereq: IE 154. 3 u.

IE 160 Ergonomics. Origins & development of human factors & ergonomics; movement, cognotive & environmnetal factors in ergonomic workplace design & evaluation; tools & techniques of ergonomic risk assessment. Prereq: IE 32/COI. 5 hours (2 hours class, 3 hours lab). 3 u.

IE 161 Safety & Health Management. Hazard analysis techniques, human error analysis, safety standards & hazard communication; application of human factors & engineering practice in accident prevention & the reduction of health hazards on living & work environment. Prereq: IE 160/COI. 3 u.

IE 197 Special Topics. 3 u.

IE 198 Special Problems. Prereq: Senior standing (SS). 3 u.