Curriculum: Engineering Management, B.S.

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition1 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: WRIT 100 or Writing Placement Exam

A course introducing students to the fundamentals of college composition. Topics include writing process, rhetorical strategies, basics of critical reading and thinking, analytical writing, and argumentative writing. This course serves as a foundation to prepare students to succeed in other academic writing contexts. Coursework includes a computer lab component.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing1 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: FCWR 101 or WRIT 101

Further development of the academic writing, critical thinking, and analytical reading skills taught in Writing I. An introduction to academic discourse in the four core seminar areas: literature, social sciences, behavioral sciences, and philosophy. Development of library skills leading to a documented research paper.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
Study of the fundamentals of verbal communication including public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group interaction. Training in methods of obtaining and organizing materials and ideas for effective verbal communication.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of critical thinking. Topics include an overview of the research methods in various academic disciplines, reasoning, constructing an argument, and evaluating information. This course serves as a foundation for your continued development of critical thinking skills in other core classes, your major program coursework, and your personal and professional life.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FCWR 304 Communication for Technical Professions 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Take one course in each group: Group 1 (FCWR 101 or FCWR 111 or WRIT 101 or WRIT 111) and Group 2 (FCWR 151 or FCWR 161 or WRIT 151 or WRIT 161)

Building on courses taken in their majors, students will learn and apply concepts of effective written and oral expression appropriate for careers in the technology professions, such as engineering and computer science. In addition to modes of technical discourse (definition, description, analysis, interpretation), this course emphasizes strategies for effective business communication in the technical professions and stylistics of technical communication. Methods and procedures of research are explored in depth. Course work includes a computer lab component, oral presentation of final reports using presentation software, and exploration of appropriate technology for technical communication.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 15 Credits
[1] Intensive English as a second language is not accepted as a substitution for any of these requirements. The only permissible substitution is FCWR 111 and FCWR 161 in place of FCWR 101 and FCWR 151.
 
Seminars Credits:
ICLT 3XX Literature choice2 3


ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice2 3


ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3


ICSS 309 Technology and Global Issues2 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Take one course in each group: Group 1 (FCWR 101 or FCWR 111 or WRIT 101 or WRIT 111) and Group 2 (FCWR 151 or FCWR 161 or WRIT 151 or WRIT 161). Course is limited to juniors and seniors.

In this course the relationships between technology and global concerns are explored. Topics such as sustainable development, standards, ethics, environmental concerns and public policies related to design and development, energy, transportation, air and water facing both developed and developing nations will be discussed. Open to juniors and seniors only.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 12 Credits
[2] Cross-listed with IENG 400.
 
Math and Science Credits:
MATH 135 Fundamentals of Precalculus I 4
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 100 or MATH 101 or Math Placement Exam

The first course in a two semester precalculus sequence. Review of algebra: exponents, factoring, fractions. Linear equations, ratio, proportions. Word problem application. Coordinate systems and graphs of functions: straight line, slope. Systems of linear equations and their applications. Complex numbers. Quadratic equations. Introduction to trigonometry. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 5-0-4

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 5-0-4
CHEM 107 Engineering Chemistry I 4
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: TMAT-135 or MATH-141 or MATH-140 or MATH-170 or Math-180

For electrical engineering and computer science majors. An introduction to theoretical and inorganic chemistry. Studies include basic chemical concepts and calculations, atomic structure, periodicity and bonding, states of matter, metals, solutions, acids and bases, thermal chemistry and introductory thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction reactions, reaction rates and nuclear reactions.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 4-0-4
    Total: 8 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Engineering Technology Credits:
ETCS 105 Career Discovery3 2
The course experience provides the skills and tools necessary for a technical career while enabling students to develop confidence in their academic endeavors. The creative role in the multi-disciplinary design and development process is emphasized in addition to communication skills, ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities. This course may be waived for students with sophomore or higher status. This course replaces College Success Seminar for students in the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 2-0-2
[3] This course may be waived for students and transfers with sophomore or higher status. All course substitutions must be approved by the department chairperson.
 
Industrial Engineering Credits:
IENG 240 Engineering Economics 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 170 or TMAT 155

Economic problems relevant to the management-engineering decision-making environment, managerial costs, interest, depreciation, break-even analysis, capital budgeting, replacement decisions.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 245 Statistical Design I 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 161 or MATH 170 or TMAT 235

Fundamentals of engineering probability and statistical analysis as applied to industrial problems: sample spaces, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, sampling techniques and design of statistical investigations, Bayesian decision making. Emphasis is on the application of these ideas to the decision-making process, rather than pure theory.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 251 Project Engineering 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 170

In this course, we discuss development and management of engineering and technology projects. Project proposal preparation, resources and cost estimating, project planning, organizing, and controlling, network diagrams and the techniques are covered.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 345 Statistical Design II 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IENG 245

Principles of modern statistical experimentation and practice in basic engineering design: statistical inference and decision problems, estimation, tests of hypothesis, regression, correlation, one-way and two-way analysis of variance, application to engineering and management data, time-series analysis.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 350 Quality Control and Reliability 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 170 or TMAT 135

The applied techniques for determining the quality of mass-produced items by means of statistical analysis. The use of control charts for detecting changes in a process. Setting control limits and lot sizes for sampling inspection plans. Sampling by variables and attributes. Prediction of the probable percentage defective in a monitored process.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 380 Operations Research I 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IENG 345

Linear programming solution; simplex method; dual problem - its solution and economical meaning; sensitivity analysis; transportation problems and solutions, analysis; transportation problems and solutions. Transshipment and assignment problems, traveling salesman problems, network optimization problems, CPM and critical path, and the use of computers for problem solutions.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 421 Technology and Entrepreneurship 3
This course focuses on technology entrepreneurs and their new ventures. It helps students to understand key aspects of entrepreneurship and the formation of new technology companies. Major topics include learning to identify and evaluate innovation opportunities, assessing an industry, conducting a market analysis, intellectual property strategies, the founding team, developing a business plan, understanding and managing risks, and financing a new venture. Students will learn how to assess the feasibility of a startup venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 450 Systems Engineering and Analysis 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisites: IENG 245, IENG 251

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of systems engineering and their applications. Topics include requirements analysis, concept definition, system synthesis, design tradeoffs, risk assessment, interface definition, engineering design, system integration, and related systems engineering activities. Special topics such as simulation, test and evaluation of models are discussed in relation to systems engineering. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 475 Industrial Engineering Design I 3
A senior design course encompassing various phases of systems design including problem definition and analysis, synthesis, specification and implementation. The project, under the specification and implementation. The project, under the supervision of an advisor, may be conducted in an off-campus enterprise environment. Students will work in teams and be expected to present their work orally and in a written report.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 510 Energy Management 3
This course will examine a total management system needed for planning and control of energy resources in an organization, setting of objectives, developing policies and procedures, organizing and staffing, reporting and controlling, and dealing with top management. Students will conduct preliminary and detailed energy audits, prepare energy balances, and identify conservation opportunities. Economic evaluation methods will be covered, including ranking and analyzing capital projects (pay back, discounted cash flow, net present value methods), cost accounting systems designed to highlight energy costs, and setting up performance evaluation systems. Students in this course will also study the history of energy technology, energy efficiency in buildings, and utility regulation.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG XXX Industrial Engineering Electives 6


    Total: 36 Credits
 
Management4 Credits:
ACCT 101 Accounting I 3
A study of accounting fundamentals. Topics include the accounting cycle, statement preparation, systems, asset valuations, accounting concepts, and principles for the sole proprietorship.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
ECON 202 Principles of Economics I 3
A study of basic economic concepts emphasizing analysis of the aggregate economy. The fundamental concepts of national income and its determination, economic fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policies, and economic growth are covered.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FINC 201 Corporation Finance 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Take ACCT 101, ECON 105 or ECON 202 and one course in this group: MATH 125 or MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 151 or MATH 170 or TMAT 135 or TMAT 155

An overview of the financial management function in modern business, emphasizing the time value of money and financial analysis. The financial and economic environment and capital markets and securities are covered.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
MGMT 102 Principles of Management 3
A study of organizations and of the activities of a manager in an organization. The course follows a functional approach, analyzing such management concepts as organizing decentralization, use of staff, human relations, conflict, decision-making, planning , supervision, communication, and financial and production control systems such as budgeting and PERT.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
MGMT 370 Organizational Behavior 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MGMT 101 or MGMT 102 except BS Information Technology

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of human behavior within organizations. Topics covered include: motivation, group dynamics, informal organization, formal organizational design, leadership, performance measurement, organizational changes, conflict management and organizational development.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
MRKT 102 Introduction to Marketing 3
Study of the process by which consumers' needs and wants are analyzed and satisfied within the context of a modern marketing system. Investigation of current developments in the external environment affecting the marketing process. The role of marketing institutions in facilitating the flow of goods and services from producers to consumers is analyzed.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 18 Credits
[4] All management electives and substitutions for any required management courses must be approved by the department chairperson.
 
Mechanical Engineering Credits:
MENG 105 Engineering Graphics 1
An introduction to current graphic representations. Problems chosen to develop recognition and development skills in such areas as orthographics, pictorials, auxiliaries, sections, intersections and developments. Practical applications in screws and fasteners, welds, gears, cams, pipes, and electrical conventions. AUTOCAD applications.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-2-1
MENG 201 Engineering Programming 3
This course provides an introduction to computer programming and develops skills in problem solving, algorithm development, and programming using software such as MATLAB. Topics include data types and storage, expressions and statements, program flow control, arrays, and functions. Matrix and vector operations are also introduced.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-1-3
MENG 310 Introduction to Material Sciences 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 110

Introductory course to the science of materials. Review of atomic theory and atomic bonding. Structure of crystals and nature of crystal imperfections and atom movements. Discussion of phase diagrams, multiphase materials and equilibrium relationships.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 7 Credits
 
Mathematics and Physics Credits:
MATH 136 Fundamentals of Precalculus II 4
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 135 or TMAT 135 or MATH 161 or MATH 170

The second course in a two semester prccalculus sequence. Topics include trigonometric functions, identities and equations, the sine and cosine Jaws, graphs of the trigonometric functions; functions of a composite angle; DeMoivre's theorem; logarithms; binomial theorem; and Cramer's rule. Note: Successful completion of both MATH 135 (Fundamentals of Precalculus I) and MATH 136 (Fundamentals of Precalculus II) is equivalent to completion of MATH 141 (Precalculus). Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 5-0-4

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 5-0-4
MATH 161 Basic Applied Calculus 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or TMAT 155 or Math Placement Exam

An introduction to calculus and its applications. Topics include functions, limits, the derivative, tangent line, the chain rule, maxima and minima, curve sketching, applications, antiderivatives, fundamental theorem of calculus, integration by simple substitution, finding areas.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
PHYS 130 Introductory Physics 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 135 or TMAT 135 or MATH 161 or MATH 170

This course covers the basic principles of mechanics and heat.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-2-3
PHYS 150 Introductory Physics II 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: PHYS 130

For Bachelor of Technology majors. A continuation of PHYS 130, Introductory Physics. Topics covered include electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-2-3
    Total: 13 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Liberal Arts Electives 6


Technical Elective5 3


STEM Elective6 3


    Total: 9 Credits
[5] Technical electives may be advanced-level mathematics such as MATH 260 or 320, advanced-level engineering or industrial engineering courses, or other approved electives.

[6] STEM elective may be any PHYS, MATH, or course offered by the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences.
 
Total Required Credits = 123