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  Youngstown, OH Campus
Industrial Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Course Descriptions

CO2520 Communications+
4.5 credit hours
This course focuses on the history, principles and techniques of interpersonal, organizational and mass communications, and on communicating using written, verbal and visual formats. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 54 credits earned in the program of study including EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

EN1320 Composition I+
4.5 credit hours
This course examines phases of the writing process, with emphasis on the structure of writing and techniques for communicating clearly, precisely and persuasively. Prerequisite: GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

EN1420 Composition II+
4.5 credit hours
This course builds on the foundations of Composition I with emphasis on rhetorical structures, argumentation and research. Students study how to make strong arguments using visual and oral communication techniques. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

ES2555 Survey of Economics+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces basic principles of both microeconomics and macroeconomics. Prerequisites: MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent, EN1320 Composition I or equivalent. Students may not receive credit for both ES2555 Survey of Economics or equivalent and ES2550 Microeconomics or equivalent or for both ES2555 Survey of Economics or equivalent and ES2560 Macroeconomics or equivalent.

GS1140 Problem Solving Theory+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces students to fundamental principles, strategies and methods of problem solving theory.

GS1145 Strategies for the Technical Professional+
4.5 credit hours
This course reviews characteristic and trends of the global information society including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professionals and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

GS2745 Advanced Strategies for the Technical Professional+
3.0 credit hours
This course focuses on skills, characteristics and attitudes that contribute to professional life. Topics include personal integrity, business communication skills, teamwork and conflict resolution, financial literacy, professional work habits, networking and social media, and lifelong learning. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 65 credits earned in the program of study; Prerequisite or Corequisite: CO2520 Communications or equivalent

IE1110 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces industrial engineering and the evolution of its approach in solving problems. Topics include an overview of industrial engineering, concept and scope of industrial engineering, the evolution of the industrial engineering approach, concepts of manufacturing systems, design of manufacturing systems, operation and management of manufacturing systems, and industrial engineering education, profession and ethics.

IE1210 Manufacturing Processes+
4.5 credit hours
This course is an overview of manufacturing technology and its basic working principles. Topics include basic modern manufacturing processes and quality control measures. Prerequisite: IE1110 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology or equivalent

IE1215 Basic Industrial Engineering Graphics+
4.5 credit hours
This course examines methods of documenting the engineering of a product in process planning and production planning. Topics include introduction to design, design using CAD, geometric construction, sketching, lettering, lines, 3D drawing, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, dimensioning and tolerancing, tolerance and fit, assembly and exploded assembly models, thread, fastener, springs, bill of material, documentation and working drawings, and parametric modeling. Students also study how to read engineering drawings and produce a bill of material for a product. Prerequisite: IE1110 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology or equivalent

IE1310 Work Measurements+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces principles and practices of work analysis and work measurement. Students will explore productivity improvement techniques, such as work simplification, motion economy, and time and motion studies. Topics include the design and standardization of work methods. Prerequisites: IE1110 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology or equivalent, IE1210 Manufacturing Processes or equivalent

IE1320 Lean Manufacturing+
4.5 credit hours
This course explores terminology and benefits of lean manufacturing. Topics include simplification and standardization of workflow, managing capacity and eliminating waste in the production process. Prerequisite: IE1210 Manufacturing Processes or equivalent

IE1410 Human Factors+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces human factors in the work environment. It focuses on using industrial engineering to improve productivity by adapting the work environment to human capabilities. Prerequisite: IE1210 Manufacturing Processes or equivalent

IE1420 Statistical Process Control+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces statistical concepts and application, such as X-bar and R-charts, p-charts, u-charts, c-charts, and basic quality management concepts. Prerequisite: MA1310 College Mathematics II or equivalent

IE2510 Industrial Safety+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces safety programs used in industry. Topics include three key techniques for increasing safety in the workplace: preliminary hazard analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, and OSHA hazard analysis and safety review requirements. Prerequisite: IE1110 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology or equivalent

IE2515 Facilities Design+
4.5 credit hours
This course explores the theory of facility design. Topics include the scope of facility planning, facility layout planning procedures, systematic layout planning, non-production activity, production activity, computer-aided layout design, selection evaluation and implementation, and group technology layout. Prerequisites: IE1215 Basic Industrial Engineering Graphics or equivalent, IE1310 Work Measurements or equivalent

IE2620 Cost Estimating+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces cost estimating for labor, materials and overhead for products, systems and projects. Topics include budgets and cost accounting. Prerequisite: IE1320 Lean Manufacturing or equivalent

IE2799 Industrial Engineering Technology Capstone+
4.5 credit hours
This course provides an opportunity for students to work on a comprehensive project that includes designing or improving an integrated system. The project is designed to combine elements of courses in the program of study. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 75 credits earned in the program of study including IE1320 Lean Manufacturing or equivalent and IE2515 Facilities Design or equivalent

MA1210 College Mathematics I+
4.5 credit hours
This course focuses on fundamental mathematical concepts, including quadratic, polynomial and radical equations, linear functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, functions and their properties and matrices. Activities include solving problems and using appropriate technological tools. Prerequisite: GS1140 Problem Solving Theory or equivalent

MA1310 College Mathematics II+
4.5 credit hours
This course includes the following concepts: exponential and logarithmic equations and functions, graphs of trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, polar coordinates, oblique triangles, vectors and sequences. Prerequisite: MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

PH2530 Physics+
4.5 credit hours
This course introduces students to the principles of general physics. Practical applications demonstrate the theory. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisite: MA1310 College Mathematics II or equivalent

 
  
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