2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]
Industrial Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Department of Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology and Interior Design
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-4127 ~ www.mcet.ipfw.edu
The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
- An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the appropriate ET program.
- Technical expertise in quality, meteorology, advanced SPC, SQC, TQM, ISO standards, and design of experiments.
- Technical expertise in ergonomics, work methods design, optimization, engineering economy, and cost estimating.
- Technical expertise in facilities layout, production planning and control, queuing theory, modeling, and simulation.
- Technical expertise in CAD, engineering graphics, GD&T, gage capability studies, and measurement uncertainty.
- Technical expertise in materials, manufacturing processes, design for manufacturing and assembly, and CNC machining.
- An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
- An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
- An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes.
- An ability to function effectively on teams.
- An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
- An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
- A knowledge of and respect for diversity, contemporary societal and global issues related to the profession.
- A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
This program prepares 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. Graduates will be prepared for careers in higher levels of system design, integration, and management. To earn the B.S. with a major in industrial engineering technology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ), the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4 ), and of the A.S., and complete the following credits, earning a grade of C or better in those courses that serve as prerequisites: