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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Engineering, B.S.: 194 units


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Offered by: College of Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department

Industrial engineering is a dynamic profession with incredible growth and increasing importance. Industrial engineers use engineering principles to design, develop, implement and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy. As problem-solvers, industrial engineers are equipped with practical and scientific tools to tackle complex industrial problems and to increase the productivity of workers, capital, and facilities.

The industrial engineering curriculum provides a broad background in humanities and social sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, engineering science, analysis, design, and systems. It provides a good balance between the traditional industrial engineering subjects and the most recent developments in the discipline. Industrial engineering students take courses in work analysis and design, process design, human factors, facilities planning and layout, engineering economic analysis, production planning and control, systems engineering, computer utilization and simulation, operations research, quality control, automation, robotics, and productivity engineering. The program is designed to provide the student with a good foundation of basic concepts and principles in addition to applied engineering techniques. The department and university laboratories and equipment, including computers, are integrated into the coursework throughout the program.

Address: 3801 W. Temple Avenue
                 Building 17, Room 2643
                 Pomona, CA 91768
Telephone: 909-869-2555
Email: kimberly_davis@cpp.edu
URL: http://www.cpp.edu/~ime 

Learning Outcomes:

Industrial Engineering graduates will:

  1. Enjoy successful careers in industry, research, or academia.
  2. Continue to pursue knowledge and professional growth.
  3. Perform leadership roles by enhancing collaboration between engineers, scientists, professional, and business people.
  4. Contribute as professionally, ethically, and globally aware members of society.
  5. Engage in design and integration of production, quality management, and information systems to provide optimal solutions.
  6. Understand and influence the fiscal aspects of their business or company.

Industrial Engineering students are encouraged to join the Cal Poly Pomona chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Eligible students may be invited to join the student chapter of Alpha Pi Mu, the industrial engineering honor society. There are also student chapters of the American Foundrymen's Society and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

The Industrial Engineering program consists of 194 quarter units: 89 quarter units of Core courses, 10 units of Elective Core courses, 49 units of Required Support courses, 7 units of Elective Support courses, and 68 units of General Education courses (reduced by 29 units being double-counted in the Required Support courses area).

Required Core Courses for Major: 89 units


Required of all students. A 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in core courses in order to receive a degree in the major.

Elective Core Courses: 10 units


Industrial Engineering Electives **

**Select from the approved list.

Elective Support Courses: 7 units


From an approved list in consultation with an advisor.

General Education Requirements: 68 units


Students should consult the Academic Programs website https://www.cpp.edu/~academic-programs/general-education-course-listings.shtml for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

An alternate pattern for partial fulfillment of Areas A, C, and D available for students in this major is the Interdisciplinary General Education (IGE) program.  Please see the description of IGE in the catalog.

Area A, Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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