Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Curriculum 2017

Undergraduate Industrial Engineering Curriculum

This curriculum is effective as of Fall 2017.

Recommended course sequence*

Freshman Year 

       
  Cr.  Term 1  Cr.  Term 2 
  17  Total  17  Total  
  MATH 0220: Analytical Geometry and Calculus 1  MATH 0230: Analytical Geometry and Calculus 2 
  PHYS 0174: Basic Physics for Science and Engineering 1  PHYS 0175: Basic Physics for Science and Engineering 2 
  CHEM 0960: General Chemistry for Engineers 1  CHEM 0970: General Chemistry for Engineers 2 
  ENGR 0011: Engineering Analysis   ENGR 0012: Engineering Computing  
  Humanities / Social Sciences Elective 1  Humanities / Social Sciences Elective 2 
  ENGR 0081 : Freshman Seminar  ENGR 0082 : Freshman Seminar 

 

Sophomore Year 

       
  Cr.  Term 3  Cr.  Term 4 
  16   Total   15 Total
  MATH 0240: Analytical Geometry and Calculus 3   3  MATH 280: Intro to Matrices and Linear Algebra
  ENGR 0022: Materials Structure and Properties IE 1052: Manufacturing Processes & Analysis 
  IE 1040 : Engineering Economic Analysis  IE 0015 : Introduction to Information Systems Engineering 
  IE 1054: Productivity Analysis  3   IE 1071 : Statistical Testing and Regression 
  3   IE 1070 Probability, Random Variables, and Distributions 3   Humanities / Social Science Elective 3 
  IE 1085: Seminar  IE 1085: Seminar 

 

Junior Year 

       
  Cr.  Term 5  Cr.  Term 6 
  15  or 16  Total  15  Total 
  3 or 4

Math 290: Differential Equations

OR  Math 413: Intro to Theoretical Math(W) 


 
IE 1035 : Engineering Management 
  IE 1051 : Engineering Product Design  IE 1055 : Facility Layout and Material Handling 
  IE 1081 : Operations Research   IE 1082: Probabilistic Methods in OR
  IE 1061: Human Factors in Engineering  Technical Elective #1
  ENGR 1869:  Intro to EE for non EEs  IE 1083:  Simulation Modeling
  IE 1085: Seminar  IE 1085: Seminar 

 

Senior Year 

       
  Cr.  Term 7  Cr.  Term 8 
  15  Total  16  Total 
  IE 1080 : Supply Chain Analysis   IE 1090 : Senior Project 
  Humanities / Social Sciences Elective 4  Humanities / Social Sciences Elective 5 
  ENGR 135: Statics and Mechanics of Materials 1  Humanities / Social Sciences Elective 6 
  Technical Elective #2  Technical Elective #4  
  Technical Elective #3  Technical Elective #5
  IE 1085 : Seminar  IE 1085 : Seminar 

 

Notes:

Minimum of 126 Credits Required to Graduate. 

The international requirement calls for an international experience and 2 of the 6 H/SS electives to be globally focused or 4 of the 6 H/SS electives to be globally focused.  

* While this course sequence is recommended, there is flexibility for co-op students (see recommended co-op schedules) for the sequence of the IE courses and for all students for the 5 technical electives, ENGR 1869, ENGR 135, H/SS electives 3-6.