Industrial Engineering (B.Sc.)

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

  • High school general point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
  • Academic index of 980 or more

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING


Effective Date: January 2021

General Education Requirements 27 credits
Core Course Requirements 41 credits
Major Requirements 51 credits
Related Requirements 3 credits
Prescribed Distributive Requirements 6 to 12 credits
Elective Courses 3 credits
Total 131 to 137 credits

General Education Requirements – 27 credits

Twenty-seven (27) 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 one course.

Core Course Requirements – 41 credits

ENGR 1100 Introduction to Engineering 3
ENGR 1200 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering 3
ENGR 2130 Introduction to Engineering Computing 3
ENGR 3300 Engineering Economy 3
CHEM 2115 General Chemistry for Engineers 4
MATH 1500 Precalculus 5
MATH 2251 Calculus I 5
MATH 2252 Calculus II 4
MATH 3350 Linear Algebra 3
PHYS 3311 Physics for Engineers I 4
PHYS 3312 Physics for Engineers II 4

Related Requirements – 3 credits

ENGR 3200 Probability and Statistics 3

Major Requirements – 51 credits

INEN 3411 Operations Research I 3
INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 3550 Cost Analysis and Control 3
INEN 4420 Systems Simulation 4
INEN 3710 Work Measurement 4
INEN 4300 Statistical Quality Control 4
INEN 4400 Ergonomics and Workstation Design 4
INEN 4490 Operations Planning and Control 3
INEN 4511 Lean Six Sigma 4
INEN 4550 Facility Layout and Design 3
INEN 4560 Industrial Safety 3
INEN 4595 Project Management and System Engineering 4
INEN 4610 Service Optimization 3
INEN 4700 Design of Experiments 3
INEN 4810 Comprehensive Design of Experience 3

Prescribed Distributive Requirements – 6 to 12 credits

INEN 4512 Advanced Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 3600 Sustainable Engineering and Industrial Ecology 3
INEN 4530 Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes 3
INEN 4545 Supply Chain Management 3
INEN 3412 Operations Research II 3
INEN 4510 Decision-Making under Uncertainty 3
INEN 4520 Systems Reliability 3
INEN 4570 Stochastic Processes 3
INEN 4580 Resources Programming and Assignment 3
INEN 4600 Automated Manufacturing 3

Optional Prescribed Distributive Requirements – Up to 6 credits

INEN 4915 Practice in Industrial Engineering 3
INEN 4921 Undergraduate Research in Industrial Engineering I 3
INEN 4922 Undergraduate Research in Industrial Engineering II 3
INEN 4930 EIT Exam Seminar 2

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Minor Programs

Students may choose to declare at least one minor or a maximum of two, in an area of their interest. These minors will require the approval of the Academic Advisor and the director of the Industrial Engineering Program. The minor requirements must be finished before or at the same time as completing the requirements of the degree. The declaration of a minor must be made prior to the graduation request.


Minor in Logistics and Operations Research (217A)

Intended for students of the engineering programs.

Requirements – 26 credits

INEN 3411 Operation Research I 3
INEN 3412 Operation Research II 3
INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 4420 System Simulation 4
INEN 4490 Project Management and System Engineering 4
INEN 4510 Decision-Making under Uncertainty 3
INEN 4545 Supply Chain Management 3
INEN 4570 Stochastic Processes 3

Minor_217A_Logistic and Operation Research sept. 2018

Minor in Quality Systems (217B)

Intended for students of the engineering programs.

Requirements – 26 credits

INEN 3430 Advanced Statistics 3
INEN 3710 Work Measurement 4
INEN 4300 Statistical Quality Control 4
INEN 4520 System Reliability 3
INEN 4530 Validation of Pharmaceutical Processes 3
INEN 4511 Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4512 Advanced Lean Six Sigma 3
INEN 4700 Design of Experiments 3

Minor_217B_Quality Systems Engineering april 2017

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