Apr 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 1190 - Computer Applications in Industrial Engineering

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 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: MA 136 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Facilitate the development of process flow documentation including traditional flow charts, pseudo-code, and hierarchical charts, and effectively communicate them
  • Demonstrate spreadsheet skills including complex calculations, descriptive statistics, analysis tools, lookup functions, and iterative structures
  • Be proficient at programming including macro recording, logic and conditional operators, procedures and subroutines, object models, strings, loops, forms, and error handling
  • Use and develop databases in a functional way including integrating them with spreadsheets

Prerequisites by Topic
  • College freshman status
  • Advanced algebra

Course Topics
  • Spreadsheet use, graphing, analysis, data management, and programming
  • General programming
  • Database structures, programming, and integration with spreadsheets

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

Dr. Aaron Armstrong

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