Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Industrial Engineering Technology (A.S.)


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Program: A.S.
School of Polytechnic  
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-6338


Industrial Engineering Technology is part of the School of Polytechnic .  Industrial Engineering Technology (IET) prepares students for existing and emerging careers in improving the bottom-line of manufacturing and service industries. Industrial engineers solve the problems of industry by improving quality, productivity, and utilizing resources efficiently. The need for industrial engineers is growing, as companies adopt industrial engineering principles such as, six sigma and lean manufacturing, to survive in the competitive world.


IET A.S. Program Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with knowledge, technical, analytical, and managerial skills necessary to develop, implement, and improve integrated systems in manufacturing and service industries that include people, materials, equipment, information, and energy.
  •  To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • To prepare graduates for both immediate employment and continuation in the BS program.

Student outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline.
  • an ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline.
  • an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  • an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
  • an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Accreditation:

The Industrial Engineering Technology degree is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program Delivery:

POLYTECHNIC programs emphasize practice-based learning via hands-on laboratory applications using state-of-the-art equipment. Some courses are available through online, distance, and hybrid learning, however many incorporate an on-campus laboratory element.

Declaring This Major:

Students interested in declaring Industrial Engineering Technology as their major may do so in one of two ways:

1. On their application when they first apply to the university.

2. After meeting with a faculty advisor, a change of major can be declared.

General Requirements:

  1. Degree Requirements  
  2. General Education Requirements  
  3. Overlapping Content  
  4. Academic Regulations  

Program Requirements:


Industrial Engineering Technology 2-Yr. Plan:   

  • Students must complete all courses earning grades of C- or better.
  • Student Responsibilities:  You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair.
  • Transfer credit limits, see Academic Regulations above.
  • General Education and Major courses as listed below.

General Education Requirements


Total Credits: 60


Additional Course Use


  • MA 153 and MA 154 Required, MA 159 acceptable
  • PHYS 21800 required, PHYS 15200 accepted
  • ET 10600 + MET 10400 + MET 22300 required, ENGR 12700+ENGR 12800+ME 16000 accepted
  • MET 18000 required, ME 303000 + ME 30400 accepted
  • PHIL 11100 required, any B6 General Education Elective accepted
  • OLS 25200 required, PSY 120000 accepted

Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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