The Industrial Engineering Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of the principles for developing, implementing and improving integrated systems involving people, materials, equipment and information as leaders in an industrial or manufacturing setting.
Course work includes mathematics, systems analysis, leadership and management skills, quality and productivity improvement methods, cost analysis, facilities planning, manufacturing materials and processes, and computerized production methods.
Graduates should qualify as quality improvement technicians, quality assurance and control technicians, front-line supervisors, production planners, inventory supervisors, and manufacturing technicians.
This course of study prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to develop, implement, and improve industrial and service systems. Includes instruction in systems analysis, quality and productivity improvement techniques for process development, cost analysis, facilities planning, organizational behavior, industrial processes, industrial planning procedures, computer applications, and report and presentation preparation. Graduates should qualify for employment as industrial process technicians, quality assurance and control technicians, and facilities managers. Certification is available through organizations such as ASQC, SME, and APICS.