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2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 193 - Computer Applications in Industrial Engineering

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides basic familiarization, instruction, and competence with common computer applications used in the field of Industrial Engineering. The purpose of the course is to provide a student with expertise in using computational tools. These tools will be used in multiple subsequent courses and throughout the student’s career. The course will provide instruction in the use of these tools and laboratory time to practice their use while deepening understanding and expertise. (prereq: None) 
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate Excel skills including descriptive statistics, use of the analysis toolpak, lookup functions, and pivot tables.
  • Be proficient at programming including macro recording, logic and conditional operators, procedures and subroutines, the object model, strings, loops, forms, and error handling.
  • Demonstrate basic skills using Access including creating a database and linking it to Excel.

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Excel (5 weeks)
  • General Programming (2 weeks)
  • MS Visual Studio (3 weeks)

Laboratory Topics
  • A weekly two-hour lab will use defined projects to exercise student skills as defined in the Course Outcome section

Charlene Yauch

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