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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Engineering Technology, B.S.

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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
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The Bachelor of Science with a major in Industrial Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

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 requirements outlined in Academic Policies 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION  .

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Program Course Requirements

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

General Education Core Curriculum 

General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science Majors must take MATH 1113 or higher in Area A2 and MATH 1179 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 or ENGR 3407. Students may consider pursuing a Quality Principles or Logistics Concentration and/or a Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

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, and IET 3403, students who successfully complete ENGR 3407 with a grade of “C” or better may receive a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate.

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.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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