Industrial Engineering (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering includes the study of systems composed of people, materials and equipment. Emphasis is given to the design, improvement and installation of these systems with the purpose of increasing productivity, profit and effectiveness. This Program aims to prepare students to practice professional engineering. This Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)” (www.abet.org).

Admission requirements


  • 2.5 or more on average high school
  • academic index of 1,000 or more
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
General Education Requirements 39 credits
Core Course Requirements 64 credits
Major Requirements 51 credits
Prescribed Distributive Requirements 12 credits
Elective Courses 3 credits
Total 169

General Education Requirements – 39 credits

Thirty-nine (39) credits are required as explained in the Engineering Program. Students are exempt from taking GEMA 1200 in the Mathematics category and will take only the course GEPE 4040 in the philosophic and Esthetic Thought category. In the Historic and Social Context category they will take two courses, one of which will be GEHS 2010.

Core Course Requirements – 64 credits

ENGR 1100 Introduction to Engineering 3
ENGR 2120 Introduction to Engineering Computing 4
ENGR 2220 Computerized Graphics for Engineering 3
ENGR 3200 Probability and Statistics 3
ENGR 3300 Engineering Economics 3
ENGR 3340 Foundations of Statics and Dynamics 3
ENGR 3343 Thermal and Fluid Sciences 4
ENGR 3350 Material Sciences 3
ENGR 3360 Fundamentals of Electronics and Instrumentation 4
ENGR 3500 Professional Ethics for Engineers 2
CHEM 2115 General Chemistry for Engineers 4
MATH 1500 Precalculus 5
MATH 2251 Calculus I 5
MATH 2252 Calculus II 3
MATH 3400 Differential Equations 3
PHYS 3311 General Physics for Engineers I 4
PHYS 3312 General Physics for Engineers II 4
One of the following courses is required:
MATH 3250 Calculus III 3
  or
MATH 3350 Linear Algebra 3
 

Major Requirements – 51 credits

INEN 3411 Optimization I 3
INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 3550 Cost Analysis and Control 3
INEN 3650 Systems Simulation 3
INEN 3710 Work Measurement 4
INEN 3970 Topics in Industrial Engineering 1
INEN 4300 Quality Measurement and Analysis 4
INEN 4400 Ergonomics and Design of Workstations 4
INEN 4490 Operations Planning and Control 3
INEN 4550 Facility Layout and Design 3
INEN 4560 Industrial Safety 3
INEN 4590 Project Management 3
INEN 4600 Automated Manufacturing 3
INEN 4700 Design of Experiments 3
INEN 4810 Comprehensive Design Experience 3
INEN 4970 Seminar in Industrial Engineering 1
MECH 4140 Manufacturing Process 4
 

Prescribed Distributive Requirements – 12 credits

Twelve credits from the following courses:
INEN 3412 Optimization II 3
INEN 3500 Sustainable Engineering and Industrial Ecology 3
INEN 4510 Decision-Making under Uncertainty 3
INEN 4520 Systems Reliability 3
INEN 4530 Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes 3
INEN 4545 Supply Chain Management 3
INEN 4570 Stochastic Processes 3
INEN 4580 Resources Programming and Assignment 3
INEN 4611 Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4612 Advanced Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4915 Practice in Industrial Engineering 3
MECN 4150 Manufacturing Design 3
 

Minor in Logistics and Operations Research

Intended for students of the Engineering Programs.

Requirements of the Minor in Logistics and Research of Operations – 24 credits

INEN 3411 Optimization I 3
INEN 3412 Optimization II 3
INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 3650 Systems Simulation 3
INEN 4490 Operations Planning and Control 3
INEN 4510 Decision-Making under Uncertainty 3
INEN 4545 Supply Chain Management 3
INEN 4570 Stochastic Processes 3
 

Minor in Quality Systems

Intended for students of the Engineering Programs.

Requirements of the Minor in Quality Systems – 25 credits

INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 3720 Work Measurement 3
INEN 4300 Quality Measurement and Analysis 4
INEN 4520 Systems Reliability 3
INEN 4530 Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes 3
INEN 4611 Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4612 Advanced Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4700 Design of Experiments 3

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