Curriculum: Engineering Management, B.S.

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition1 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: WRIT 100 or Writing Placement Exam
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing1 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: FCWR 101 or WRIT 101
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
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the big ideas of different scientific disciplines, and is grounded in the scientific process. The course focuses on interdisciplinary aspects, the scientific process, and it is writing intensive, interactive and relevant.
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
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.
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)
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 18 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 choice 3

ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3

ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3

ICSS 309 Technology and Global Issues2 3
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.
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.
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 170 Calculus I 4
Study of lines and circles. Functions, limits, derivatives of algebraic functions, introduction to derivatives of trigonometric functions. Application of derivatives to physics problems, related rates, maximum-minimum word problems and curve sketching. Introduction to indefinite integrals. The conic sections.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or TMAT 155 or Math Placement Exam
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 5-0-4
CHEM 107 Engineering Chemistry I 4
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: TMAT-135 or MATH-141 or MATH-140 or MATH-170 or Math-180
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 School 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
Economic problems relevant to the management-engineering decision-making environment, managerial costs, interest, depreciation, break-even analysis, capital budgeting, replacement decisions.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 170 or TMAT 155
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 245 Statistical Design I 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 170 or TMAT 235
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 251 Project Engineering 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 170
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 345 Statistical Design II 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IENG 245
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 350 Quality Control and Reliability 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 170 or TMAT 135
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
IENG 380 Operations Research I 3
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: IENG 345
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
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
Prerequisite: Prerequisites: IENG 251, IENG 345, IENG 380
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
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.
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
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
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MGMT 101 or MGMT 102 except BS Information Technology
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
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.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 110
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 7 Credits
 
Mathematics and Physics Credits:
MATH 180 Calculus II 4
Riemann sums, the definite integral, the fundamental theorem of the calculus. Area, volumes of solids of revolution, arc length, work. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Inverse trigonometric functions. Formal integration techniques. L'Hopital's rule, improper integrals. Polar coordinates.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 170. Students in BS Electrical and Computer Engineering and BS Mechanical Engineering must earn a grade of C or better in MATH 170.
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 5-0-4
MATH 310 Linear Algebra 3
Matrices and systems of linear equations, vector spaces, change of base matrices, linear transformations, determinants, eigen-values and eigen-vectors, canonical forms.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MATH 180
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
PHYS 170 General Physics I 4
A basic course covering vectors, Newton's laws of motion, particle kinematics and dynamics, work, energy, momentum, and rotational motion.
Co-Requisite: Co-requisite: MATH 170
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 4-2-4
PHYS 180 General Physics II 4
A continuation of PHYS 170. Topics include fluids, wave motion, electric fields and electric potential, DC circuits, magnetic fields, capacitance and inductance, AC circuits, and electromagnetic waves.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: PHYS 170.
Co-Requisite: Co-requisite: MATH 180. Students in BS Electrical and Computer Engineering and BS Mechanical Engineering must earn a grade of C or better in PHYS 170.
Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 4-2-4
    Total: 15 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Technical Electives5 3

Liberal Arts Electives 6

    Total: 9 Credits
(5) Electives may be advanced-level mathematics such as MATH 260 or 320, advanced-level engineering or industrial engineering courses, or other approved electives.
 
Total Required Credits = 125