Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology (IET) Courses

IET 0105 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology
This course introduces students to skills and resources that will help them be successful in their academic and professional career. Emphasis is provided in the areas of goal setting and personal development, using research facilities and tools available on campus, problem solving and using data, teamwork, effective communication, professional ethics, as well as introductory concepts in engineering technology. Three one-hour lectures per week. Prerequisites: MATH 30 or above.

IET 0205 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Computer Applications and Cost Analysis
Provides experiences in software applications in manufacturing settings and fundamentals of cost and analysis. Software applications include spreadsheets, databases, project planning and charting. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite: MATH 30 or above.

IET 0300 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Engineering Economics

Basics of Engineering Economics. Assessment of economic viability of a project. Evaluation of decision alternatives using different economic criteria. Three one-hour lectures per week. Prerequisites: MATH 130 with a grade of ‘C’ or better and IET 205..

IET 0305 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Basic Electricity and Electronics

This course provides an introduction into the principals of electricity/ electronics with an emphasis on applications, problem solving and laboratory experiments. Topics covered will include AC and DC circuits, Series and Parallel circuits, Electrical components, Magnetism, Power and Instruments and Measurements. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0310 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Computer Production/Planning Control

The course is designed to provide the theory and application of production and inventory management philosophies and techniques. The topics covered in this course will be discussed in light of the framework suggested in the APICS curriculum guides so that this can serve as a foundation for students preparing for certification exams. Applications will be illustrated through the use of computers. Three one-hour lectures per week. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0315 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Probability & Statistics for Engineers
This course is designed for students majoring in Industrial Engineering. Topics include: data analysis, probability, random variables, correlation, linear regression and confidence intervals. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0320 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Applied Statistical Quality Control

This course provides participants with the basic skills and research methods to analyze organizational systems. Topics include analytical approaches to problem solving, control charts, capability, flow charts, histograms and measurement systems analysis. Students are expected to take a set of data that represent an organizational process and apply the appropriate statistical procedure, analyze the results of the procedure and develop a recommendation based on the analysis. Computer based solution techniques are used where appropriate. This course is also part of the requirements for the Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification. Prerequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better or permission of instructor.

IET 0350 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Industrial Supervision (Writing Intensive)
The course is a study of the role of the supervisor. The focus is on key skills needed for effective supervision-e.g., goal-setting, delegating, budgeting, interviewing, negotiating, counseling, coaching, conducting groups meetings and handling grievances. Prerequisites: Junior standing, six hours English Comp or permission of instructor.

IET 0355 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Work Measurement/Ergonomics
This course covers work measurements and methods. The course will focus on the use of standards, value engineering, methods design, workstations, time studies and ergonomics. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0381 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Introduction to Power & Energy
This is a required technology education course which is an introduction to the methods used in industry for the use of creating force / power and the generation of this energy / power. Emphasis is placed on the investigation and conceptual understanding of methods of power generation as well as the distribution and use of the energy developed. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0383 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Power Generation including Pneumatic and Hydraulics
A required technology course which is an advanced study in the methods used in industry for the use of creating force/ power and the generation of power. Emphasis is placed on the advanced investigation and conceptual understanding of the methods of power generation as well as the distribution as it relates to pneumatics & hydraulics. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week. Prerequisite: MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0391 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Wood Working and Plastics for Shop
This is a required industrial technology education course which is an introduction to the methods used in industry in the processing and production of wood and plastic products. The student will develop an appreciation for and knowledge of materials, products, tools and process. Emphasis is placed on the proper and safe use of wood and plastic machines, tools and chemicals as well as pride in workmanship. Students will be given an opportunity to design and build wood and plastic products throughout the course. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

IET 0393 (Demand) 3 hrs. cr.
Wood and Plastic Science

This is a required industrial technology education course, which is an introduction to the science of wood and plastic and the processing and production of wood or plastic components as well as basic cabinet construction. The student will develop an appreciation for and knowledge of materials, products, tools and process as required in shop and industrial applications. Emphasis is placed on the proper and safe use of wood and plastic machines, tools and chemicals in the processing or production of wood and plastic components. Students will be given an opportunity to investigate their knowledge of design and building of wood and plastic products throughout the course. Prerequisites of technical math or equivalent and IET 391. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

IET 0425 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Design Experiments (Writing Intensive)
Learn basic statistical concepts of designing and analyzing experiments. Applications from various manufacturing as well as non-manufacturing fields will be illustrated throughout the course. Computer software packages to implement the methods presented will be illustrated extensively and used for homework assignments and a term project. This course is also part of the requirements for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Prerequisites: Junior Standing.

IET 0440 (S) 3 hrs. cr.
Six Sigma Methodology
This course is about building on skills and knowledge gained in prior coursework and demonstrating the successful use of Six Sigma tools and concepts toward reducing costs, increasing quality or improving lead-time. This course is also part of the requirements for the Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification. Prerequisites: IET 320. To achieve Six Sigma Black Belt certification, student must be enrolled in IET 425 concurrently.

IET 0450 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Plant Layout / Material Handling
This course is designed to give the students a comprehensive understanding of the issues involved in the design of an industrial production system. It will cover the problems in plant location, product analysis, process design, equipment selection, material handling and plant layout. Three one-hour lectures per week. Prerequisites: DDET 110, DDET 115, MATH 130 with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0460 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Competitive Industrial Practices
Explores concepts and principles guiding today's businesses. Provides students with powerful approaches for eliminating waste and improving operations in organizations. Three onehour lectures per week. Prerequisite: Senior Standing.

IET 0490 (F,S) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Professional Internship
This course is intended to provide the student with "real-world professional" experience in the area of Industrial Engineering Technology by working with an external organization. The Engineering Technology department has several placement opportunities available to students. Students interested in pursuing an internship must start the application process the semester before they intend to work. Prerequisites: 2.5 Overall GPA minimum, 3.0 IET GPA minimum, Junior or Senior status, ET department approval.

IET 0494 (F,S) 1 hr. cr.
Career Success 
This class is designed to prepare the Industrial Engineering Technology senior for the transition from the university environment to the real world of work. It will cover topics such as: career development, employer expectations, job research, resume development, interviewing skills and transition issues. One hour lecture per week. Prerequisites: Senior Standing.

IET 0498 (Demand) 1-3 hrs. cr.
Advanced Topics in IET
Special topics in Industrial Engineering Technology.

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