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Kennesaw State University    
 
    
 
  Aug 16, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Industrial Engineering Technology B.S.


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Who manages the flow of people at theme parks or airports?
Who decides what kind of training employees need before they operate new equipment?
Who produces the layout for the new facility?
Who determines where to add people or machinery for maximum impact?

If you like to be at the center of the action, designing creative solutions that make business and industry work safer, faster, and leaner, making organizations more efficient, productive, and cost-effective then the career for you is Industrial Engineering Technology.

This Bachelor of Science degree offers the graduate a challenging career in business, industry, or government. Graduates deal primarily with the process management of money, materials, and labor in a business and industrial environment.

Career opportunities involve problem solving in the fields of:

• Quality Control 
• Production/Materials Management 
• Information Systems
• Process Improvement 
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management 
• Systems Simulation 
• Salary and Compensation Plans 
• Workplace Design 
• Personnel Management 
• Occupational Safety, Health and Ethics 
• Project Management 
• Economic Analysis/Cost Control

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
  2. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
  3. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  4. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  6. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  7. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  8. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  9. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  10. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and
  11. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  12. An ability to accomplish the integration of systems using appropriate analytical, computational, and application practices and procedures.
  13. An ability to apply knowledge of probability, statistics, engineering economic analysis and cost control, and other technical sciences and specialties necessary in the field of industrial engineering technology. 

General Education (42 Credit Hours)


See listing of requirements  

Required General Education Courses Specific to the Major


Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)


Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (127 Credit Hours)


University-Wide Degree Requirements


  

Note: Program is exempt from the WELL 1000 course requirement.

Graduation Credit Hour Total (127 Credit Hours)


Concentrations


Students may choose a concentration by selecting a combination of specific required and elective courses. 

Concentration in Quality Principles (21 Credit Hours)


The primary objective of the Concentration in Quality Principles is to provide training and education to students interested in quality system principles, methodology, elements and standards.

Students who successfully complete the Concentration with a grade of "C" or better in each course will be awarded a Green Belt Certificate.

Required Courses:

Concentration in Logistics (21 Credit Hours)


The primary objective of the Concentration in Logistics is to provide training and education to students interested in entering the Supply Chain industry.

Students who successfully complete the Concentration with a grade of "C" or better in each course will be awarded a Green Belt Certificate.

Required Courses:

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