Mar 27, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 1000 - Introduction to Industrial Engineering Profession

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course is an introduction to the field of Industrial Engineering (IE). The course introduces students to terminology, methodologies, and software tools used in IE, as well as expectations for professionalism and ethical behavior. (prereq: None) 
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Defining IE; historic & contemporary views of IE
  • Engineering ethics & professionalism
  • Quality, data analysis & descriptive statistics
  • Process improvement fundamentals & flowcharts
  • Work measurement & ergonomics
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations research and logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Consulting
  • Leadership & storytelling
  • Motivation
  • Project work

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Defining industrial engineering
  • Engineering ethics and professionalism
  • Quality, data analysis and descriptive statistics
  • Process improvement fundamentals and flowcharts
  • Work measurement and ergonomics
  • Manufacturing  
  • Leadership and storytelling
  • Motivation 

Charlene Yauch

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