BS in Industrial Engineering

Program Requirements

Students must complete a total of 133 credits as follows:

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 33
School of Engineering Requirements 28
Industrial Engineering Department Requirements 63
Free Elective 9
Total 133

University General Education Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

University General Education Requirements are (33) credit hours, as follows:

Orientation Courses (14 Credit Hours)

Code Course Title Credit
ARAB 101
or
ARAB 110
Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
CSCI 112 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
CSCI 113 Introduction to Computer Programming Lab 1
ENGL 101 Composition 3
UNIV 100 University First-Year Transition 1
UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3

Knowledge Domains (19 Credit Hours)

The knowledge domains are divided into the following three categories: Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Natural Sciences.

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits minimum)

MEST 100 Introduction to Islam in World Culture  3
PHIL 100
or
ENGL 200
Critical Thinking and Reasoning  or
Advanced Composition
3

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits required)

UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3*
ECON 103 Principles of Microeconomics  3**

Natural Sciences (7 credits minimum)

MATH 113 Calculus I 4*
CHEM 211 General Chemistry I  3

The fifth writing intensive course for the BS in Industrial Engineering is IENG 313 Manufacturing Processes Laboratory.

School of Engineering Requirements (28 Credit Hours)

ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering 2
PHYS 110 University Physics I 3
PHYS 111 University Physics I Lab 1
MATH 114 Calculus II 4
MATH 203 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 213 Calculus III 3
MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PHYS 220 University Physics II 3
PHYS 221 University Physics II Lab 1
CHEM 212 General Chemistry I Lab 1
ECEN 491 Engineering Seminar 1
ENGR 390 Internship 3

IENG Program Requirements (72 Credit Hours)

Core Courses (63 Credit Hours)

CIEN 211 Statics 3
CIEN 212 Mechanics of Materials 3
CIEN 301 Numerical Analysis  3
ECEN 280 Electric Circuit Analysis I  3
ECEN 281 Electric Circuits Analysis I Lab 1
MENG 201 Mechanical Engineering Drawing 3
IENG 231 Engineering Materials 3
IENG 232 Engineering Materials Lab  1
IENG 241 Engineering Statistics  3
IENG 321 Engineering Economy 3
IENG 322 Quality Control 3
IENG 311 Manufacturing Processes 2
IENG 313 Manufacturing Processes Lab 1
IENG 323 Human Factors 3
IENG 324 Human Factors Lab. 1
IENG 341 Operations Research I 3
IENG 421 Production Planning and Control 3
IENG 422 Facilities Planning 3
IENG 425 Project Management 3
IENG 427 Simulation 3
IENG 428 Operation Research II 3
IENG 441 Design of Experiment 3
IENG 491 Senior Design Project I 2
IENG 492 Senior Design Project II 4

Technical Electives (9 Credit Hours)

IENG 423 Total Quality Management 3
IENG 424 Time and Motion Study 3
IENG 430 Supply Chain Management 3
IENG 426 Safety Engineering  3
IENG 429 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies 3
IENG 493 Special Topics in Industrial Engineering 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3
Total 133 Credits 
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ARAB 101 Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I

Pre-requisite: None

Beginner Level Arabic Language and Culture 1 is the first in a four-course beginner and intermediate Arabic language sequence specifically tailored to the needs of non-native Arabic language students in the English and Mass Communication Programs (though any non-native learner of Arabic may enroll). This course introduces the student to the Arabic alphabet and the basics of reading and writing in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Instruction in the language is enriched by reference to cultural themes and visits to sites of cultural importance.

ARAB 110 - Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I

Pre-requisite(s): ENGL 101

Arabic literature has developed many traditions though originating from a common source. The course is an introduction to representative texts from contemporary Arab writers, and their connections with the traditions of the past. The method is comparative, with a study of literary, political social and religious aspects, as well as the application of a theoretical framework of analysis.

CSCI 112 - Introduction to Computer Programming

Co-requisite(s): CSCI 113

This course introduces students to computers and programming languages and more specifically the C++ language. Besides, students learn to use computer programming as a problem-solving tool. The topics covered include basic operations, data types, input/output, selection statements, control structures, arrays, functions, and strings.

CSCI 113 - Introduction to Computer Programming Lab

Co-requisite(s): CSCI 112

This course introduces the use of computer programming as a problem-solving tool in laboratory environment. Topics in procedural programming include, simple data types, input/output, selection statements, control loops, testing, debugging, and programming environments.

ENGL 101 - Composition

Pre-requisite(s): ENGL 099 or passing English Placement Test

English 101 provides students with intensive practice in drafting, revising, and editing expository essays for an academic audience. Using logical, rhetorical, and linguistic structures in their writing, students also develop their ability to think creatively, critically, and independently. Throughout the course, students engage in reading texts, evaluating sources, using their reading to form their own opinions, preparing research papers, and employing the MLA documentation style to avoid plagiarism.

UNIV 100 - University First-Year Transition

Students in this course transition to university life by focusing on academic adjustment, by developing decision-making skills, and by learning about services and opportunities for involvement. Although all classes have a core body of knowledge, each class specializes in a particular aspect of university life.

UNIV 200 - Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (3 Credits)

This course aims at equipping the next generation of leaders in the UAE with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset and its related core skills. The course combines three main points: design thinking, entrepreneurship, and growth and leadership.

MEST 100 - Introduction to Islam in World Culture 

The course provides an introduction to the basic sources and historical contexts for the origins of Islam; some of the basic spiritual principles expressed in those sources; the contexts and practices that exemplify the spiritual principles; contributions Islam has made to civilization and to the political, social and cultural identity of the UAE. It will illustrate the concept of Islamic studies through a global, interdisciplinary and comparative approach and examine contemporary global and local issues that impact and are impacted by Islamic culture.

PHIL 100 - Critical Thinking and Reasoning 

This introduction to basic principles of reasoning and critical thinking enhances the learner’s abilities to evaluate various forms of reasoning in everyday life and in academic disciplines. The course explores such topics as inductive and deductive reasoning, the nature and function of definitions, fallacy types, statistic use and misuse, and the rudiments of logic.

ENGL 200 (ENGL 302) Advanced Composition

Pre-requisite(s): Completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours and credit for ENGL 101 (Completion of 45 credits)

This course builds on the general college-level writing skills and strategies students have acquired in earlier courses, and prepares them to do advanced level analysis and writing specifically within their major field and their possible future workplaces.

UAES 200 - Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies
1 Semester Credit Hour

This course presents the UAE from multiple perspectives in an attempt to expose the students to the distinct qualities of the UAE. The purpose of this course is to give students a broad, interdisciplinary, and comprehensive introduction to key features and issues in the UAE’s historical, cultural, political and economic landscapes. (Writing Intensive Course)

ECON 103 - (GEEC 103) Principles of Microeconomics 

This course introduces learners to microeconomics in the context of current problems. It explores how market mechanism allocates scare resources among competing uses. It uses supply, demand, production, and distribution theory to analyze problems.

MATH 113 - Calculus I

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 095/105, or appropriate score on Math Placement test

The concept of derivative (instantaneous rate of change) is an essential factor in solving real-world problems. One of the objectives of this course is to understand the conceptual foundation of derivative, and learn different techniques of computing the derivative, as well as learning how to apply it to solve real-world problems. Another objective is to understand the concept of integration and learn basic integration technique.

CHEM 211 - General Chemistry I 

This course covers the foundations of chemical concepts: basic facts and principles of chemistry, including atoms, molecules, ions, chemical reactions, gas theory, thermochemistry, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics and equilibrium, molecular geometry, and states of matter.

ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering

Co-requisite: Math Placement Test score qualifying student for MATH 113

Introduces engineering profession fundamentals and problem solving. Topics include description of engineering disciplines, functions of the engineer, professionalism, ethics and registration, problem solving and representation of technical information, estimation and approximations, and analysis and design.

PHYS 110 - (SCPH 110) University Physics I

Co-requisites: PHYS 111

This is a calculus-based physics course covering the fundamental principles of mechanics. It concentrates on the conservation of energy, the particle motion, the collisions, the rotation of solid bodies, simple machines and on the fluid mechanics. The focus lies on the resolution of one and twodimensional mechanical problems.

PHYS 111 - (SCPH 111) University Physics I Lab

Co-requisites: PHYS 110

This course is intended to be taken with Physics 110. It primarily includes experiments on classical mechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on laboratory technique, data collection and analysis and on reporting.

MATH 114 - Calculus II

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 113

This course covers techniques and applications of integration, transcendental functions, infinite sequences and series and parametric equations.

MATH 203 - Linear Algebra

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 113

This course covers systems of linear equations, linear independence, linear transformations, inverse of a matrix, determinants, vector spaces, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and diagonalization.

MATH 213 - Calculus III

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 114

This course covers partial differentiation, multiple integrals, line and surface integrals, and threedimensional analytic geometry.

MATH 214 - Elementary Differential Equations

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 114

This course covers first-order ODEs, higher-order ODEs, Laplace transforms, linear systems, nonlinear systems, numerical approximations, and modeling.

PHYS 220 - (SCPH 220) University Physics II

Pre-requisite: PHYS 110
Co-requisite: PHYS 221

This second calculus-based physics course includes a detailed study of the fundamental principles of classical electricity and magnetism, as well as an introduction to electromagnetic waves. The course’s focus targets the resolution of dc- and alternating circuits.

PHYS 221 - (SCPH 221) University Physics II Lab

Co-requisites: PHYS 220

This course is intended to accompany Physics 220. It includes experiments on electricity, magnetism and RLC circuits. Particular emphasis is placed on three aspects of experimentation: laboratory technique, data analysis (including the treatment of statistical and systematic errors) and written communication of experimental procedures and results.

CHEM 212 - General Chemistry I Lab

Co-requisite: CHEM 211

This course provides laboratory techniques to accompany General Chemistry I

ECEN 491 - Engineering Seminar (1:1:0)

Pre-requisite(s): Senior Standing

Engineering ethics, professionalism, the role of engineers in society, current topics, and employment opportunities.

ENGR 390 - Internship

Pre-requisite(s): Completion of 90 credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Supervised field experience of professional-level duties for 180 to 240 hours at an approved internship site under the guidance of a designated site supervisor in coordination with a faculty supervisor.

CIEN - 211 Statics

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 113 and PHYS 110

Vectors, force systems (2D and 3D), equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies (2D and 3D), structures (trusses, cables, frames and machines), distributed forces (centroids and centers of mass), internal forces (shearing force and bending moment diagrams), friction, and moment of inertia.

CIEN 212 - Mechanics of Materials

Pre-requisite(s): CIEN 211

Types of loads, axial stress and strain of determinate and indeterminate system, normal and bending moment diagrams, torsion of determinate and indeterminate system, bending of beams, combined stresses, shearing stress and strain, Mohr’s circle of stress and strain, thin walled pressure vessels.

CIEN 301 - Numerical Analysis 

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 214 and CSCI 112

Application of computers to solve civil engineering problems using various numerical methods, mathematical modeling and error analysis, solution of algebraic and differential equations, numerical differentiation and integration and curve fitting.

ECEN 280 - Electric Circuit Analysis I (3:3:0)

Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 220

Basic circuit concepts and DC analysis, circuit analysis techniques, circuit theories, fundamental operation of operational amplifiers and their applications, transient and steady state analysis of RL, RC, and RLC circuits and basic AC analysis.

ECEN 281 - Electric Circuit Analysis I Lab (1:0:3)

Co-requisite(s): ECEN 280 or MENG 231

Laboratory course to accompany ECEN 280. In this course, students will experimentally verify circuit analysis concepts under DC excitation and transient response. They will use different measurement instruments and build DC electric circuits.

MENG 201 - Mechanical Engineering Drawing (3 Credits)

The course introduces the fundamental rules of an international language that enables ideas to be expressed and communicational in an easy and clear way through visual illustration. Includes the following topics: geometric construction; line convention; orthographic projections, Position student feet on the first step of the engineering design which based on the visual representation. The course covers the following topics: isometric projections; oblique projections; Perspective projections; dimensioning, and sectional views. Computer software design; and elements of computer programming and problem-solving techniques. Uses computer software CREO 3.0 in data analysis, data display and visualization techniques. Prepare parts drawing and assembly it.

IENG 231 - Engineering Materials

Pre-requisite(s): CHEM 211

This course describes the material science and why should an engineer know about it. It covers: Bonding forces and energies. The structure of crystalline materials, classification of engineering materials, imperfections and defects, diffusions in solids, phase diagrams, heat treatment, mechanical, thermal, corrosive and electrical properties of materials. Moreover, the mechanical failure of engineering materials and the application and processing of metal alloys will be discussed.

IENG 232 - Engineering Materials Lab 

Co-requisite(s): IENG 231

This laboratory course provides an introduction to material science that covers the main material experimentations. General introduction and safety procedures are introduced. Physical and mechanical properties will be inspected. This include microstructure, hardness, creep, impact, tensile, compression and torsion test. Further the microstructure/processing properties relationships are also investigated. Steel heat treatments is also included.

IENG 241 - Engineering Statistics 

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 114

Probability concepts, discrete and continuous random variables, joint probability distribution covariance and correlations of random variables, sampling and empirical distributions. Point and interval estimation, test of hypotheses, goodness of fit test, contingency tables, design and analysis of single factor experiments, simple linear regression and factorial design.

IENG 321 - Engineering Economy (3:0:0)

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 113

Principles of economic analysis and methods in engineering including: time value of money, discounted cash flow techniques equivalence, economic measures of worth, single and multiple alternatives evaluation and selection, replacement decisions, cost estimation, equipment depreciation, the use of Minimum Attractive Rate of Return MARR and Benefit/cost analysis.

IENG 322 - Quality Control

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 241

Concepts and statistical methods employed in the assurance of product conformance to specifications, control charts for attributes and variables, proven capability analysis, acceptance of sampling plans, international standards and continuous quality improvement.

IENG 311 - Manufacturing Processes

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 231

Mechanical behavior and forming of metals different types of mechanical behavior and main factors affecting it, yield criteria, representative stress and representative strain, work due to plastic deformation, classification of forming processes with respect to temperature and strain rate, bulk deformation processes (forging, extrusion, rolling), rod and wire drawing sheet forming processes (blanking and piercing, deep drawing and bending, introduction to high energy rate forming processes).

IENG 313 - Manufacturing Processes Lab. (0:3:0)
Pre-requisite(s): IENG 311

This laboratory course provides an introduction to manufacturing processes experimentation. Experiments include Oxy, Arc, Spot welding as well as mechanical fastening by riveting, screwing and assembling, metal fabrication and sheet metal, machining processes of milling, turning and CNC. Advance manufacturing technologies of LASER and FDM are introduced. (Writing Intensive Course)

IENG 323 - Human Factors

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 241

Physical work, physiological capacity and laminations, improving worker efficiency, anthropometry mental work and information and input processing and decision making, design of display and control, study of the physical and social environment of the work place.

IENG 324 Human Factors Lab. (3 credits)
1 Semester Credit Hour -Pre-requisite(s): IENG 323

This laboratory course provides an introduction to human factors engineering in terms of muscular work, nervous control, work efficiency, body size and anthropometrics. Work station design, heavy work, handling loads and man-machine systems. Mental activity fatigue, stress and boredom. Vision and lighting as well as voice and vibration.

IENG 341 - Operations Research I

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 114

Mathematical modeling and operations research, linear programming, Simplex algorithm, duality, transportation and assignment problems and network models.

IENG 421 - Production Planning and Control

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 241

Strategic issues in designing production planning and control systems, aggregate planning, master production scheduling, material requirements, planning capacity, planning and scheduling.

IENG 422 - Facilities Planning

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 421

Strategic facilities planning, plant location, product, process and schedule design, flow, space and activity relationship, personnel requirements, materials handling, computer-aided- layout, warehouse operations.

IENG 425 - Project Management

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 341

Basics of project management and its importance in project success and the achievements of objectives within constraints of time, budget and standards, compressive integrated planning for all activities required for a project.

IENG 427 - Simulation

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 341

Probabilistic models, manual simulation, input modeling, simulation modeling, verification and validation of simulation models, output analysis tools for reducing the variance of simulation outputs, applications and case studies.

IENG 428 - Operation Research II

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 341

Probabilistic and stochastic models used in industrial engineering systems, mark or processes, stochastic processes, queuing and it’s applications, discrete and continues processes.

IENG 441 - Design of Experiment
Pre-requisite(s): IENG 241

This is an applied course that introduces statistical methods associated with models used in the design of experiments, in addition to issues related to: blocking, randomization, replication, and interaction, complete and incomplete block designs, factorial experiments, crossed and nested effects, repeated measures, and confounding effects.

IENG 491 - Senior Design Project I

Pre-requisite(s): Senior Standing

Planning, design, construction and/or management of an industrial engineering project. Writing a technical report. Preparation of technical engineering drawings.

IENG 492 - Senior Design Project II

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 491

Continuation of phase (1) including; writing a technical report and drawing the project drawings and details.

IENG 423 - Total Quality Management

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 322

Leadership, customer focus, employee involvement, supplier’s partnership, performance measures, tools of TQM, quality assurance systems.

IENG 424 - Time and Motion Study

Pre-requisite(s): IENG 323

Study of manufacturing, service methods and processes, analytical techniques of process flow and efficiency, improving processes study of time and movement, standardization of methods and time measurement.

IENG 430 - Supply Chain Management (3 credits)

This course focuses on management and improvement of supply chain processes and performance. This course focuses on important supply chain metrics, primary tradeoffs in making supply chain decisions, and basic tools for effective and efficient supply chain management, production planning, order fulfillment and supply chain coordination.

IENG 426 - Safety Engineering 

Hazards in workplace, analytical tools of hazards and accidents, probabilistic concepts, safety and health systems, national regulations and requirements, hazard control, safety and health management.

IENG 429 - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (3 credits)
3 Semester Credit Hours -Pre-requisite(s): IENG 311

This course describes various advanced manufacturing technologies available in this nowadays, it covers Advanced CAD/CAM and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), Rapid prototype and 3D printing, Robotics in Manufacturing, Advanced and smart materials and composites, advanced machining processes, Additives manufacturing and tooling, computer modeling, analysis, visualization and inspection systems, Nano-technologies and fabrications and surface and coating technologies.

IENG 493 - Special Topics in Industrial Engineering

Pre-requisite(s): (Dept. Approval)

Special up-to-date topic in one of the industrial engineering streams, manufacturing, or engineering management.

ENGR 399 - Undergraduate Research Project

Pre-requisite(s): Department Consent

Undergraduate research under the guidance of an engineering faculty member for juniors and seniors. Fixed credit hours; 3 credits are assigned, this is equivalent to a minimum of 9 hours of research time per week; a pass/fail grade is to be used. Student will be engaged in a creative research project at the discretion of the faculty member. The course is open to all engineering students.