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Industrial Engineering

About Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering students design, install, and improve systems that integrate people, technology, materials, and information.

Faculty Advisors

For additional information on assigned Faculty Advisors please see the bottom of the IME Undergraduate Curriculum Information Page.

Catalog Changes

These changes apply to IE majors only.

  • Students following the 2019-20 and 2020-21 catalogs may use IME 140 and IME 239 as Category B Technical Electives. A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2013-15 through 2017-19 catalogs can substitute IME 481 + IME 482 + IME 483 (6 units total) for IME 481 + 482 (5 units total).  The additional unit may be applied towards "technical elective" credit.  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2013-15 through 2017-19 catalogs can substitute IME 315 (3) for IME 314 (3).  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2011-13 through 2017-19 catalogs who have switched majors may substitute AERO 121 or BMED 101 or CE 111 or CPE 100 or CSC/CPE 123 or EE 111 or ENVE 111 or ENGR 110 or MATE 110 or ME 128 or ME 229 for IME 101.  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2005-07 through 2017-19 catalogs can substitute BIO 111 (4 units) for BIO 213 (2 units) + ENGR/BMED 213 (2 units).  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2013-15 through 2017-19 catalogs who have switched majors may substitute CPE 101 or CPE 202 or CPE 203 for CSC 232.  No petition is required.
  • Students following the 2013-15 through 2017-19 catalogs who have switched majors may substitute STAT 312 for STAT 321. A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2011-13 through 2017-19 catalogs may use IME 460 (3 units) as a technical elective.  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2011-13 through 2017-19 catalogs may use IME 424 (4 units) as a technical elective.  A petition is not required.
  • Students following the 2013-15 through 2017-19 catalogs can substitute ENGR 459 + ENGR 460 + ENGR 461 (6 total units) or ENGR 463 + ENGR 464 + ENGR 465 (6 units total) for IME 481 + IME 482 (5 total units).  The additional unit from the ENGR 459 series may be applied towards Technical Electives.  A petition is not required.

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Curriculum Sheets

Curriculum sheets provide an outline of all the requirements needed to complete a degree.

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