Industrial Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Requirements (126 credits)

In addition to the university requirements for graduation, a student must have a 2.0 grade-point average in all departmental courses.

General Education
State of New Mexico Common Core
Area I: Communications
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication3
Oral Communications Elective 13
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
Area III: Natural Sciences
CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I4
PHYS 215GEngineering Physics I3
PHYS 215GLEngineering Physics I Laboratory1
Areas IV & V: Social and Behavioral Sciences & Humanities and Fine Arts
Select 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least 6 credits from each area: 115
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Select 6-9 credits from Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology electives 1
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts:
Select 6-9 credits from History, Philosophy, Literature, Art, Music, Dance, Theater, and Religion electives 1
Institution Specific General Education
Viewing a Wider World Electives 16
Program Specific Requirements
MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III3
MATH 392Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
MATH 480Matrix Theory and Applied Linear Algebra3
Natural Science Electives7
General Chemistry II4
Engineering Physics II
Choose one of
Introductory to Geology4
Cellular and Organismal Biology3
Heat, Light, and Sound3
C E 233Mechanics-Statics3
or M E 236 Engineering Mechanics I
CHME 361Engineering Materials3
ENGR 100Introduction to Engineering3
M E 159Graphical Communication and Design2
Engineering Electives (choose one 3 credit engineering course numbered 300 and above)6
Choose one from the following3
Mechanics of Materials3
Electric Circuit Analysis3
Engineering Mechanics II3
Industrial Engineering
I E 151Computational Methods in Industrial Engineering3
I E 217Manufacturing Processes2
I E 217 LManufacturing Processes Laboratory1
I E 311Engineering Data Analysis3
I E 316Methods Engineering3
I E 351Applied Problem Solving in Industrial Engineering3
I E 365Quality Control3
I E 413Engineering Operations Research I3
I E 423Engineering Operations Research II3
I E 424Manufacturing Systems3
I E 451Engineering Economy3
I E 460Evaluation of Engineering Data3
I E 467Discrete-Event Simulation Modeling4
I E 478Facilities Planning and Design3
I E 480Senior Design3
Total Credits126

See the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses.


Students must complete 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least six credits from each area.

Recommended Freshman Year

Plan of Study Grid
CHEM 111G General Chemistry I 4
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering 3
I E 151 Computational Methods in Industrial Engineering 3
M E 159 Graphical Communication and Design 2
MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
PHYS 215G Engineering Physics I 3
PHYS 215GL Engineering Physics I Laboratory 1
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts 3
Area IV: Social/ Behavioral Sciences 3
 Total Credits34