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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

Industrial and Management Engineering


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This curriculum requires a minimum of 128 credit hours and completion of the course requirements shown in the typical four-year program presented below. The Industrial and Management Engineering Program at Rensselaer is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: (410) 347-7700.

First Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Multidisciplinary Engineering Elective  Credit Hours: 3-4
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • Management Elective  Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 3 below)

Third Year


Fall


  • Multidisciplinary Engineering Elective  Credit Hours: 3-4
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Professional Development II Credit Hours: 2
    (See footnote 4 below)
  • DSES 4960 Operations Research Methods Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Technical Elective: 3 
  • Technical Elective: 3
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4 

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Technical Elective  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 5 below)
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Technical Elective  Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 5 below) 
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 4 

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 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 and social science sequences through which they will obtain adequate breadth and depth in subject areas. Students desiring minors in Humanities and Social Sciences must consult the school or department in which the courses are offered to obtain further information and specific requirements.

Footnotes


1. A four-credit course in the School of Science. Students are encouraged to select


4. This course can be fulfilled by taking a two-credit course:


from a list of courses published at the start of each semester.

5. Students may select any four of the following courses to satisfy technical elective requirements:


Certain graduate level DSES courses can also serve as technical electives for eligible undergraduates with permission of the instructor and the adviser.

6. May be taken in either fall or spring semester.


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