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Industrial Engineering

20-623-2 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses 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 for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Regulatory Compliance
Provides the student with an introduction of the federal and state standards that apply to safety and health. The focus will be on how to research and respond to regulatory standards. Using on-line and off-line resources, the student will respond to a series of selected questions about regulatory compliance.
IE/ME Production Engineering
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
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
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.
Manufacturing Cost Analysis
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.

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