Graduates from this program will be prepared to take on new roles such as: industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, quality engineer, process engineer and engineering technician.
The course of study includes: advanced mathematics, statistics, manufacturing processes, engineering economics, quality, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, industrial automation and operations management.
The program also incorporates an internship or practicum in its final semester that gives students the chance to demonstrate real-world industrial engineering experience. Arts & Sciences curriculum supports the technical coursework by enhancing the students’ communication, mathematics and critical thinking skills.
Degree Information: Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Common Job Titles
Manufacturing Engineer; Industrial Engineer; QA Manager
Cambridge Metals & Plastics; General Mills; Graco
National Median Salary
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov