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Printed on 5/23/2019

Industrial Engineering

20-623-2 Certificate (C) 18 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Become a highly skilled industrial technician with up-to-date knowledge of tools, machines, language and regulations as they apply in manufacturing. Your courses will cover topics like facility planning, material handling, work measurement and engineering economics.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
IE/ME Production Engineering
10-623-103
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides an overview of the functions of industrial and manufacturing engineering, stressing the importance of a systems approach in achieving operational excellence.
IE/ME-Work Measurement
10-623-107
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Helps the learner to develop skills in designing work stations, developing better work methods, establishing work standards, balancing assembly lines, and estimating labor costs. The time study techniques the learner will use include predetermined time standard systems, stopwatch, and work sampling.
IE/ME-Facility Planning & Material Handling
10-623-112
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides students with practical means to use data to develop and improve plant and facility layouts and improve material handling methods that will yield higher production, lower costs, and/or improve the quality and customer service.
College Mathematics
10-804-107
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Designed to review and develop fundamental concepts of mathematics in the areas of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, measurement and data. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving, critical thinking and logical reasoning, making connections, and using calculators.
Prereq: Arith – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 65+, Next Gen 263+, ACT Math 18+ OR Arith Prep 10834109 OR Not pursuing a degree
Ergonomics
10-449-119
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides the student with an understanding of human engineering. The course will cover the methods to control repetitive motion injuries, office design, and the concept of ease and efficiency for industrial workers. Workstation design in the office and assembly line operations are a part of the class.
Manufacturing Cost Analysis
10-623-156
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers cost estimating and financial analysis techniques employed in typical manufacturing and processing industries. Topics include product material and labor costing, justification of expenditures and capital equipment, make vs. buy analysis, and inventory costs. Also provides an understanding of soft costs and budgeting.
Prereq: College Mathematics 10804107, College Tech Math 1A 10804113, College Tech Math 1 10804115, OR College Trig w/Apps 10804197

Expected Competencies


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