The Industrial Engineering minor is ideally suited for:

  • Business majors interested in strengthening their background in quantitative production operations management
  • Computer Science majors interested in advanced optimization techniques
  • Mechanical Engineering majors interested in development and implementation of integrated manufacturing systems
  • Civil Engineering majors focusing on transportation where advanced optimization techniques may be useful

Program of Study

The program of study to obtain the minor in industrial Engineering consists of four required courses and three elective courses. For assistance in choosing elective courses, please contact the Department Chair at 229-6240 or in-person in EMS E314.

Required Courses:

Ind Eng 360 Engineering Economic Analysis
Ind Eng 455 Operations Research I
Ind Eng 467 Introductory Statistics for Physical Sciences and Engineering Students
Ind Eng 470 Methods Engineering

Elective Courses: Choose at least three from the following list.

Ind Eng 350 Manufacturing Processes
Ind Eng 370 Introtroduction to Operations Analysis
Ind Eng 465 Operations Research II
Ind Eng 475 Simulation Methodology
Ind Eng 571 Quality Control and Design of Experiments I
Ind Eng 572 Reliability Engineering
Ind Eng 580 Ergonomics
Ind Eng 583 Facility Layout and Materials Handling
Ind Eng 671 Quality Control and Design of Experiments II

If you are interested in an Industrial Engineering minor, contact Student Services at or (414) 229-4667. Student Services is located in the EMS building, Room E386.