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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Industrial and Management Engineering


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This curriculum requires a minimum of 131 credit hours and completion of the course requirements shown in the typical four-year program presented below.

First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective I Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • HASS Elective II Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective III Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Management Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 3 below)
  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 4 below)

Third Year


Fall


  • Technical Elective I  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 6 below)
  • Professional Development II Credit Hours: 2
    (See footnote 5 below)
  • HASS Elective  Credits Hours: 4

Spring


  • Technical Elective II  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 6 below)
  • Technical Elective III  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 6 below)
  • HASS Elective V Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective I Credit Hours: 4 

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Technical Elective IV  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 6 below) 
  • Free Elective II Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Technical Elective V Credit Hours:3
    (See footnote 6 below)
  • Free Elective III Credit Hours: 4 

Free Electives


The free electives indicated above may be chosen from any academic discipline to broaden the student’s educational background and/or develop greater depth in a selected discipline.

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Electives


The electives in this area are based on the Institute and School of Engineering requirements. Students are urged to elect humanities, arts, and social science sequences through which they will obtain adequate breadth and depth in subject areas. Students desiring minors in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences must consult the school or department in which the courses are offered to obtain further information and specific requirements.

Footnotes


  1. These two courses may be taken in any order. ENGR 1300 may be replaced with ISYE 1100 Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering. ENGR 1200 may be replaced with ENGR 1400 Engineering Communications.
  2. This course is only offered in the spring semester.
  3. IME majors must select one of the following restricted electives to satisfy the Management Elective:
    MGMT 1100 Introduction to Management
    MGMT 2300 Fundamentals of Accounting for Decision Making
    MGMT 4510 Invention Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    MGMT 4520 Introduction to Technological Entrepreneurship
    ECON 1200 Introductory Economics
    PSYC 1200 General Psychology
  4. IME majors may select any 4-credit course with the designation ASTR, BCBP, BIOL, CHEM, ERTH, MATH, or PHYS to satisfy the science elective requirement.
  5. This course can be fulfilled by taking a 2-credit course from a list of courses published at the start of each semester.
  6. IME majors must select five courses from the following list of technical electives. The selected courses must include a minimum of the three ISYE numbered courses and at least two courses from among:  ISYE 4200, ISYE 4230, ISYE 4240, ISYE 4250 and ISYE 4280. Note that not all courses are offered every year.
             ENGR 1600 Materials Science for Engineers
             ENGR 2090 Engineering Dynamics
             ENGR 2250 Thermal and Fluids Engineering I
             ENGR 2300 Electronic Instrumentation
             ENGR 2350 Embedded Control
             ENGR 2530 Strength of Materials
             ENGR 2710 General Manufacturing Processes
             ENGR 4710 Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory I
             ENGR 4720 Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory II
             ISYE 4200 Design and Analysis of Work Systems
             ISYE 4230 Quality Control
             ISYE 4240 Engineering Project Management
             ISYE 4250 Facilities Design & Industrial Logistics
             ISYE 4280 Decision Focused Systems Engineering

Other approved technical elective options:      

ISYE 4220 Optimization Algorithms and Applications
ISYE 4260 Human Performance Modeling and Support
ISYE 4300 Complex Systems Models for Industrial and Systems Engineering
ISYE 4310 Ethics of Modeling for Industrial and System Engineering
ISYE 4320 Theory of Scheduling ISYE 4330 Design of Experiments
ISYE 4760 Mathematical Statistics
ISYE 4810 Computational Intelligence

Special undergraduate sections or regular graduate sections of 6000-level ISYE courses can also serve as technical electives except for ISYE 6600, ISYE 6610, and ISY 6620.

          

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