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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Industrial Engineering Technology, B.S.

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-7243

Program Description

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

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions   section of the section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.


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

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science Majors must take MATH 1113 or higher in Area A2 and MATH 1190 or higher in Area D1.

Science and Engineering Majors must take two four-hour laboratory sciences in Area D2. Students must choose from CHEM 1211/L, CHEM 1212/L, PHYS 1111/L*, PHYS 1112/L, PHYS 2211/L*, PHYS 2212/L, BIOL 1107/L, or BIOL 1108/L.                                                                                    

*Students cannot take both PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 2211/L nor PHYS 1112/L and PHYS 2212/L.

Upper-Level Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Choose 9 credits from any upper-division IET courses. Students may consider pursuing a transcript note state competency of the Six Sigma Green Belt certification by electing courses from the section below.

Quality Principles Concentration Electives

The primary objective of the Quality Principles Concentration is to provide training and education to students interested in quality system principles, methodology, elements and standards. In addition to required courses IET 3339, IET 3356, IET 3403, IET 4135, and IET 4151, students who successfully complete the following two courses with a grade of “C” or better may recieve a transcript note stating competency of the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Logistics Concentration Electives

The primary objective of the Logistics Concentration is to provide training and education to students interested in entering the Supply Chain industry. In addition to required courses IET 2227, IET 2449, IET 4405, IET 4115, and IET 4151, students must complete the following courses.

Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (127 Credit Hours)

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