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Industrial and Systems Engineering B.I.Sy.E.

Industrial and Systems Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 122
  • Required credits within the major: 102
  • Degree: Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Industrial and Systems Engineering curriculum combines analytics (optimization, simulation, probability, and statistics) and management (project management, economics, marketing, and quality and reliability) to support the modeling, design, and optimization of systems across a wide range of applications and domains.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 9 courses before admission to the program.
Freshmen are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Mathematics
Honors math (MATH 1571H, 1572H, 2573H) may be taken in place of the listed courses.
MATH 1372 & equivs
MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1272 - Calculus II (4.0 cr)
MATH 1371 & equivs
MATH 1371 - CSE Calculus I [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1271 - Calculus I [MATH] (4.0 cr)
Math 2374 and equivs
MATH 2374 - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis (4.0 cr)
or MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus (4.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Physical Sciences
Honors physics (PHYS 1401V, 1402V) may be taken in place of the listed physics courses.
Chemistry
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
Physics
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Introduction ISyE Courses
IE 1101 - Foundations of Industrial and Systems Engineering (4.0 cr)
IE 2021 - Engineering Economics (4.0 cr)
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Non-ISyE Required Courses
Honors math (MATH 2574H) may be taken in place of the listed math course.
CSCI 1133 - Introduction to Computing and Programming Concepts (4.0 cr)
ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics [SOCS, GP] (4.0 cr)
MKTG 3001 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (4.0 cr)
or MATH 2243 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (4.0 cr)
ISyE Courses
IE 3521 - Statistics, Quality, and Reliability (4.0 cr)
IE 3011 - Optimization I (4.0 cr)
IE 3553 - Simulation (4.0 cr)
IE 4011 - Stochastic Models (4.0 cr)
IE 3522 - Quality Engineering and Reliability (4.0 cr)
IE 4551 - Production and Inventory Control (4.0 cr)
IE 3012 - Optimization II (4.0 cr)
IE 4511 - Human Factors (4.0 cr)
IE 4541W - Project Management [WI] (4.0 cr)
IE 4041W - Senior Design [WI] (4.0 cr)
Technical Electives
Complete 15 credits of technical electives to be approved by an ISyE faculty advisor.
Upper-division Writing Intensive within the major
Students are required to take one upper-division writing intensive course within the major. If that requirement has not been satisfied within the core major requirements, students must choose one course from the following list. Some of these courses may also fulfill other major requirements.
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· IE 4041W - Senior Design [WI] (4.0 cr)
· IE 4541W - Project Management [WI] (4.0 cr)
 
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MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 1272/1282/1252/1372/1572
Typically offered: Every Spring
Techniques of integration. Calculus involving transcendental functions, polar coordinates, Taylor polynomials, vectors/curves in space, cylindrical/spherical coordinates. Use of calculators, cooperative learning. prereq: Grade of at least C- in [1371 or equiv], CSE or pre-Bioprod/Biosys Engr
MATH 1272 - Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 1272/1282/1252/1372/1572
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Techniques of integration. Calculus involving transcendental functions, polar coordinates. Taylor polynomials, vectors/curves in space, cylindrical/spherical coordinates. prereq: [1271 or equiv] with grade of at least C-
MATH 1371 - CSE Calculus I (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 1142/1271/1281/1371/1571H
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Differentiation of single-variable functions, basics of integration of single-variable functions. Applications: max-min, related rates, area, curve-sketching. Use of calculator, cooperative learning. prereq: CSE or pre-bioprod concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in biosys engn (PRE), background in [precalculus, geometry, visualization of functions/graphs], instr consent; familiarity with graphing calculators recommended
MATH 1271 - Calculus I (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00067 - Math 1271/Math 1281/Math 1371/
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Differential calculus of functions of a single variable, including polynomial, rational, exponential, and trig functions. Applications, including optimization and related rates problems. Single variable integral calculus, using anti-derivatives and simple substitution. Applications may include area, volume, work problems. prereq: 4 yrs high school math including trig or satisfactory score on placement test or grade of at least C- in [1151 or 1155]
MATH 2374 - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2263/2373/2573H/3251
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Derivative as linear map. Differential/integral calculus of functions of several variables, including change of coordinates using Jacobians. Line/surface integrals. Gauss, Green, Stokes theorems. Use of computer technology. prereq: [1272 or 1282 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-, CSE or pre-Bioprod/Biosys Engr
MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2263/2373/2573H/3251
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Derivative as linear map. Differential/integral calculus of functions of several variables, including change of coordinates using Jacobians. Line/surface integrals. Gauss, Green, Stokes Theorems. prereq: [1272 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01884 - Chem 1061/Chem 1071H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Atomic theory, periodic properties of elements. Thermochemistry, reaction stoichiometry. Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids. Molecular/ionic structure/bonding. Organic chemistry and polymers. energy sources, environmental issues related to energy use. Prereq-Grade of at least C- in [1011 or 1015] or [passing placement exam, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065]; intended for science or engineering majors; concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065; registration for 1065 must precede registration for 1061
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01878 - Chem 1065/Chem 1075H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating physical and chemical phenomena closely linked to lecture material. Experimental design, data collection and treatment, discussion of errors, and proper treatment of hazardous wastes. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1061
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00078
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Use of fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Motion, forces, conservation principles, structure of matter. Applications to mechanical systems. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1271 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1371 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1571
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00079
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Use of fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Motion, forces, conservation principles, fields, structure of matter. Applications to electromagnetic phenomena. prereq: 1301W, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1272 or Math 1372 or Math 1572
IE 1101 - Foundations of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
History/development of industrial/systems engineering, operations planning, quality control, human factors, resource management, financial engineering, facility location/layout, optimization, probabilistic/stochastic models, simulation, project management. prereq: [MATH 1372 or equiv], CSE student
IE 2021 - Engineering Economics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cost/design process, cost estimation models, cash flow analysis, interest rate models, time value of money, evaluation of projects, internal rate of return, depreciation/income taxes, price changes/inflation, capital budgeting, decision making under uncertainty. prereq: [MATH 1372 or equiv], CSE student
CSCI 1133 - Introduction to Computing and Programming Concepts
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02133 - CSci 1133/CSci 1133H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental programming concepts using Python language. Problem solving skills, recursion, object-oriented programming. Algorithm development techniques. Use of abstractions/modularity. Data structures/abstract data types. Develop programs to solve real-world problems. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 1271 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 1371 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 1571H or instr consent
ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics (SOCS, GP)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Econ 1101/1104/1111/ApEc 1101
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Microeconomic behavior of consumers, firms, and markets in domestic and world economy. Demand and supply. Competition and monopoly. Distribution of income. Economic interdependencies in the global economy. Effects of global linkages on individual decisions. prereq: knowledge of plane geometry and advanced algebra
MKTG 3001 - Principles of Marketing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to terms, concepts, and skills for analyzing marketing problems. Factors outside the organization affecting its product, pricing, promotion, and distribution decisions. Cases from actual organizations. prereq: ECON 1101
MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2243/2373/2573
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Linear algebra: basis, dimension, eigenvalues/eigenvectors. Differential equations: linear equations/systems, phase space, forcing/resonance, qualitative/numerical analysis of nonlinear systems, Laplace transforms. Use of computer technology. prereq: [1272 or 1282 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-, CSE or pre-Bio Prod/Biosys Engr
MATH 2243 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2243/2373/2573
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Linear algebra: basis, dimension, matrices, eigenvalues/eigenvectors. Differential equations: first-order linear, separable; second-order linear with constant coefficients; linear systems with constant coefficients. prereq: [1272 or 1282 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-
IE 3521 - Statistics, Quality, and Reliability
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Random variables/probability distributions, statistical sampling/measurement, statistical inferencing, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, single/multivariate regression, design of experiments, statistical quality control, quality management, reliability, maintainability. prereq: MATH 1372 or equiv
IE 3011 - Optimization I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Optimization models, data/solutions, linear programming, simplex method, duality theory, sensitivity analysis, network optimization models, integer programming. prereq: 1101, MATH 2374, MATH 2373, Upper Division CSE
IE 3553 - Simulation
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01915 - IE 3553/IE 5553
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to techniques/tools of stochastic simulation. Applications from finance/insurance risk. Problems in inventory/queueing. prereq: CSCI 1133, IE 3521, ISyE major
IE 4011 - Stochastic Models
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: 3521, MATH 2373, MATH 2374, ISyE major
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Models for describing/evaluating random systems. Formulating/analyzing stochastic models for business. Discrete-time/continuous-time Markov chains. Poisson processes. Markovian/non-Markovian queueing theory. Inventory management, manufacturing, reliability. prereq: 3521, MATH 2373, MATH 2374, ISyE major
IE 3522 - Quality Engineering and Reliability
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01914
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Quality engineering/management, economics of quality. Statistical process control, reliability, maintain ability, availability. prereq: 3521, MATH 2373, MATH 2374, ISyE major
IE 4551 - Production and Inventory Control
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01917 - IE 4551/IE 5551
Prerequisites: 3011, 3521, ISyE major
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Methods for managing production, inventory, supply chain operations. Demand forecasting, inventory control, production planning/scheduling, supply chain coordination, manufacturing flow analysis. Implications of emerging technologies, business practices, government regulations. prereq: 3011, 3521, ISyE major
IE 3012 - Optimization II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: 3011, ISyE major
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Nonlinear programming, convexity, gradient method, constrained optimization, Lagrangian function, KKT condition, duality theory, dynamic optimization. prereq: 3011, ISyE major
IE 4511 - Human Factors
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01553 - HumF 5211/IE 5511/ME 5211
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Human factors engineering (ergonomics), methods engineering, work measurement. Human-machine interface: displays, controls, instrument layout, supervisory control. Anthropometry, work physiology/biomechanics. Work environmental factors. Methods engineering. prereq: ISyE senior
IE 4541W - Project Management (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01916
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to engineering project management. Analytical methods of selecting, organizing, budgeting, scheduling, and controlling projects. Risk management, team leadership, program management. prereq: ISyE senior
IE 4041W - Senior Design (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Work in small teams to address open-ended problem in industrial/systems engineering. Teams work with faculty or industry advisers. Project, midterm/final presentation, final report. prereq: 1101, 2021, 3012, 3522, 3553, 4011, 4511, 4541W, 3521, 4551, ISyE senior
IE 4041W - Senior Design (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Work in small teams to address open-ended problem in industrial/systems engineering. Teams work with faculty or industry advisers. Project, midterm/final presentation, final report. prereq: 1101, 2021, 3012, 3522, 3553, 4011, 4511, 4541W, 3521, 4551, ISyE senior
IE 4541W - Project Management (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01916
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to engineering project management. Analytical methods of selecting, organizing, budgeting, scheduling, and controlling projects. Risk management, team leadership, program management. prereq: ISyE senior