Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology (IET) Courses

IET 0100 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.

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 using research facilities and tools available on campus, teamwork, effective communication, professional ethics, summarizing data numerically and graphically, as well as introductory concepts in engineering technology.  Three one hour lectures per week.  Prerequisites:  students must have a Math ACT score of 22 or higher, or Math 30 (or higher) with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET  0105 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.

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 using research facilities and tools available on campus, teamwork, effective communication, professional ethics, summarizing data numerically and graphically, as well as introductory concepts in engineering technology.  Three one hour lectures per week.  Prerequisites:  students must have a Math ACT score of 22 or higher, or Math 30 (or higher) with a grade of 'C' or better.

IET 0205 (F,S) 3 hrs. cr.
Computer Applications and Cost Analysis

Provides experiences in software applications in manufacturing settings and fundamentals of cost analysis.  Software applications include spreadsheets, databases, project planning, and charting.  Three hours lecture per week.  Prerequisites: student must have a Math ACT score of 22 or higher, or MATH 30 (or higher) with a grade of 'C' or better.

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:  students must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or higher 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. Prerequisites: Students must have Math 130 or higher (not Math 129, 131, or 135) with a grade of 'C' or higher or a Math ACT score of 27 or higher.

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. Prerequisites: students must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or better or Math ACT score of 27 or higher and IET 205 or CIS 305.

IET 0315  (F) 3 hrs. cr.

This course is designed for students majoring in Industrial Engineering Technology. Topics include: descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, probability and the normal curve, inferential statistics, confidence intervals, and computer applications. Prerequisites: students must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or better or a Match ACT score of 27 or higher.

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 analysis, 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.  Three one-hour lectures per week.  Prerequisites:  students must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or better or Math ACT score of 27 or higher and IET 315 or MATH 310 or GB 321 and IET 205 or permission of instructor.

IET 0350 (F) 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 group 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. Three one hour lectures per week.  Prerequisites: student must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or better or a Math ACT score of 27 or higher and IET 205.

IET 0380 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Principles of Lean

This course provides an overview of lean tools and techniques. Topics such as 5S, Total Productive Maintenance, Just in Time, Kanban, Heijunka, Setup Reduction, Value Stream Mapping, and Jidoka are covered. Students will have opportunities to apply some of the concepts such as 5S as project work to aspects of their work or life in general.  Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

IET 0383 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Power Generation including Pneumatic and Hydraulics

The course provides an introduction into the principles of power generation using hydraulics and pneumatics. Emphasis is placed on conceptual understanding of methods of power generation as well as distribution and transformation as it relates to hydraulic systems, applications, problem solving, and laboratory experiments. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week. Prerequisites: students must have MATH 130 or higher (not MATH 131 or 135) with a grade of 'C' or better or a Math ACT score of 27 or higher.

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. Writing Intensive.  Prerequisites: students must have IET 320 or permission of instructor.

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. Any knowledge and tools gained throughout the curriculum may be used to do the project work.  This course also completes the training basis for achieving the skill level of a Six Sigma Green Belt and is part of the requirements for a Six Sigma Black Belt. Three one hour lectures per week. Prerequisites: IET 320, IET 355, and IET 310 or IET 450 or IET 460 and IET 425 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor.

IET 0450 (F) 3 hrs. cr.
Facilities Management and Planning

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, IET 300, IET 310, and IET 355 (may take IET 310 and IET 355 concurrently with IET 450).

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.

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