2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Engineering Major, BS in Industrial Engineering


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Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering


   

First Year

Hours Credit

CHEM 120 * or CHEM 128 * 4
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 *, ENGL 102 * 6
MATH 141 * or MATH 147 *, MATH 142 * or MATH 148 * 8
EF 105 , EF 151  or EF 157 , EF 152  or EF 158  9
  2
1Social Sciences  General Education Elective* 3
   

Second Year

 
ACCT 200  or ACCT 207  3
STAT 251  3
MATH 200 , MATH 231 , MATH 241 , or MATH 247  8
PHYS 231 * 3
EF 230  2
IE 202 , IE 250  4
MSE 201  3
ME 231  3
ECON 201 * or ECON 207 * 4
   

Third Year

 
ME 331  3
ECE 301  3
IE 300 , IE 301 , IE 304 , IE 405  12
IE 310 , IE 330 , IE 340 , IE 350 * 10
PHIL 244 * 3
   

Fourth Year

 
IE 401 , IE 402 , IE 404 , IE 406  10
IE 421 , IE 422 , IE 427 , IE 450  10
2Technical Elective 3
3Cultures and Civilizations  General Education Elective* 6
4Arts and Humanities  General Education Elective* 3
   
 

Total 128

   
* Meets General Education Requirement .

1 See Social Sciences  – University General Education Requirement. Select one course from the list other than ECON 201  and ECON 207 .

2Chosen from  ;  ;  *,  *;  ;  *,  ,  ;  *,  *,  ,  *,  ,  ,  *,  ;  ,  *#,  *#;  , IE 457 ,  ,  ;  ;  ,  *#,  *#;  #;  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ;  ,  #,  ,  ;  . Courses denoted with * have a registration restriction. Courses denoted with # have a prerequisite or corequisite that is not part of the industrial engineering program.

3 See Cultures and Civilizations  – University General Education Requirement. Select two courses from the list, or select a two-course sequence in a foreign language at the intermediate level, or select a six-hour intensive foreign language course at the intermediate level.

4 See Arts and Humanities  – University General Education Requirement. Select one course from the list other than PHIL 244  or REST 244 .

 

Five-Year BS/MS Program


The department offers a 5-year BS-MS program with a major in industrial engineering for qualified students. The primary component of the program is a qualified student may take up to 9 hours of approved graduate courses for their senior undergraduate courses and have them count toward both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Tennessee. This program is designed for students attending the University of Tennessee for their Master of Science degree because other universities may not accept these courses for graduate credit since they were used to satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree. The student may also take an additional 9 credit of courses, while working towards their bachelor’s, which will count only for the master’s degree. Qualifications for admission to the program are:

  • The student must have an earned minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.4 to be considered for admission to the program. Conditional admission may be granted the student after completing 65 hours of the required course work.

  • Conditional admission must be obtained before taking a graduate course that is to be used to satisfy the requirements of both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Students admitted to the program must request permission from the Graduate School to take approved courses for graduate credit. Students admitted to the program must also follow the normal procedure for admission to the Graduate School.

  • Full admission may be granted after completing 96 hours of required course work and with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 in the required course work.

  • Conditional and full admission of a student into this program must be approved by the Department of Industrial Engineering, the College of Engineering, and the Graduate School.

  • Full admission must be obtained before taking a graduate course that is to be used to satisfy the requirements only for the master’s degree. These courses must be identified in advance, with the proposed master’s advisor or the Industrial Engineering Graduate Program Coordinator.

  • Any course taken for graduate credit prior to satisfying all requirements for the bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering must be approved by the department head or designee and the Graduate School.

  • A student will not be eligible for a graduate assistantship until the student is enrolled as a graduate-level student in the Graduate School, has satisfied all of the requirements for the bachelor’s degree, or the student is in the final semester of the bachelor’s degree and has completed all undergraduate industrial engineering coursework.

 

Honors Concentration


Students, who wish to pursue the honors industrial engineering concentration, will normally be part of the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Candidates for the honors concentration in industrial engineering must complete the following requirements.

  • First-year courses for honors concentration in the engineering majors.
  • Two upper-division honors courses in industrial engineering via Honors-by-Contract or Honors Independent Study. The contract or independent study must be submitted to the Chancellor’s Honors Program for approval by the third week of the semester. (Note: These honors requirements are course substitutions for the industrial engineering major.)
  • Minimum of 3-credit hours of an honors senior design course. This requirement is normally satisfied as part of their senior capstone design course (IE 422 ).

 

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