Industrial Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology. Is Industrial Engineering the right major for you?
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Industrial Engineering Major

What Courses Do Industrial Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Industrial Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Design
  • Differential Equations
  • Engineering Programming
  • Ethics
  • Mechanics
  • Supply Chain Management

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