Industrial and Systems Engineering
All students wishing to study this major should apply to General Engineering.
Industrial engineering is concerned with the design, development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated work systems comprised of people, information and knowledge, equipment, energy, materials, and processes. The industrial and systems engineering department utilizes innovative and creative practices and technologies to achieve the highest quality of instruction and student learning.
Coursework encompasses operations research, manufacturing systems engineering, human factors engineering and ergonomics, and management systems engineering. The curriculum addresses not only the physical and technical aspects of systems, but also the organizational, economic, business, and human elements of systems.
Students develop not only technical capabilities but also professional skills such as teamwork, communication, ethics, and lifelong learning.
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