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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Degree Requirements and Curriculum

In addition to the program requirements listed on this page, students must also satisfy requirements outlined in more detail in the Minimum Requirements for Graduation section of this catalog, including:

  • 60 units of upper-division courses
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Graduation Writing Requirement (GWR)
  • U.S. Cultural Pluralism (USCP)

Note: No Major or Support courses may be selected as credit/no credit.

IME 101Introduction to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering1
IME 141Manufacturing Processes: Net Shape1
IME 144Introduction to Design and Manufacturing4
IME 156Basic Electronics Manufacturing2
IME 212Introduction to Enterprise Analytics4
IME 223Process Improvement Fundamentals4
IME 301Operations Research I4
IME 305Operations Research II4
IME 312Data Management and System Design4
IME 315Financial Decision Making for Engineers3
IME 319Human Factors Engineering3
IME 326Engineering Test Design and Analysis4
IME 372Applications of Enterprise Analytics4
IME 410Production Planning and Control Systems4
IME 417Supply Chain and Logistics Management4
IME 420Simulation4
IME 429Ergonomics Laboratory1
IME 430Quality Engineering4
IME 443Facilities Planning and Design4
IME 481
IME 482
IME 483
Senior Design Project I
and Senior Design Project II
and Senior Design Project III 1, 2
Technical Electives
Select from Category A (8-13 units) & Category B (0-5 units) below: 3,413
Category A
Introduction to Data Science
Electronics Laboratory
Automotive Engineering for a Sustainable Future
Project Organization and Management
Intermediate Metal Casting
Computer-Aided Manufacturing I
Computer-Aided Manufacturing II
Manufacturing Automation
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates 5
Software Product Management
Systems Engineering
Economic Decision Systems
Service Enterprises Engineering and Management
Automation of Industrial Systems
Product-Process Design
Industrial Engineering in Healthcare
Engineering Metrology
Additive Manufacturing
Reliability for Design and Testing
Radio Frequency Identification and Sensing System Design
The Industrial Internet of Things
Advanced Electronic Manufacturing
Microelectronics and Electronics Packaging
Selected Advanced Topics
Selected Advanced Laboratory
Systems Engineering I
Systems Engineering II
Advanced Information Systems for Operations
Design of Experiments
Change Management for Engineering Leaders
Advanced Operations Research
Applied Reliability Engineering
Applied Human Factors
Advanced Topics in Engineering Economy
Advanced Topics in Simulation
Network Analysis and Optimization
Predictive Data Analytics for Engineers
Linear Analysis II
Mathematical Software
Thermodynamics I
Introduction to Mechatronics
Fluid Mechanics I
Applied Regression Analysis
Statistical Computing with SAS
Statistical Computing with R
Multilevel and Mixed Modeling
Bayesian Reasoning and Methods
Statistical Analysis of Time Series
Applied Multivariate Statistics
Advanced Statistical Computing with R
Category B
The Global Environment
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Managing Technology in the International Legal Environment
Principles of Marketing
Leadership and Organizations
Mechanics of Materials I
Mechanics of Materials II
Data Structures
Industrial Costs and Controls
Intermediate Design and Manufacturing
Sales Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Supervision I
Introduction to Value Chain Analysis
Engineering Dynamics
Select from the following:6
Mechanics of Materials I
Engineering Dynamics
BIO 213
BMED 213
Life Science for Engineers
and Bioengineering Fundamentals (B2) 6
CHEM 124General Chemistry for Physical Science and Engineering I (B1 & B3) 64
CSC 232Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers 73
or CPE/CSC 101 Fundamentals of Computer Science
EE 201Electric Circuit Theory3
EE 251Electric Circuits Laboratory1
ENGL 147Writing Arguments about STEM (A3) 64
MATE 210Materials Engineering3
MATE 215Materials Laboratory I1
MATH 141Calculus I (B4) 64
MATH 142Calculus II (B4) 64
MATH 143Calculus III (Area B Electives) 64
MATH 241Calculus IV4
MATH 244Linear Analysis I4
ME 211Engineering Statics3
PHYS 141General Physics I (Area B Electives) 64
PHYS 142General Physics II4
PHYS 143General Physics III4
PSY 201General Psychology (E) 64
or PSY 202 General Psychology
STAT 321Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists (Upper-Division B) 64
(See GE program requirements below.)36
Free Electives0
Total units190

General Education (GE) Requirements

  • 72 units required, 36 of which are specified in Major and/or Support.
  • If any of the remaining 36 units is used to satisfy a Major or Support requirement, additional units of Free Electives may be needed to complete the total units required for the degree.
  • See the complete GE course listing.
  • A grade of C- or better is required in one course in each of the following GE Areas: A1 (Oral Communication), A2 (Written Communication), A3 (Critical Thinking), and B4 (Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning). 
Area AEnglish Language Communication and Critical Thinking
A1Oral Communication4
A2Written Communication4
A3Critical Thinking (4 units in Support) 10
Area BScientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning
B1Physical Science (4 units in Support) 10
B2Life Science (4 units in Support) 10
B3One lab taken with either a B1 or B2 course
B4Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (8 units in Support) 10
Upper-Division B (4 units in Support) 10
Area B Electives (8 units in Support) 10
Area CArts and Humanities
Lower-division courses in Area C must come from three different subject prefixes.
C1Arts: Arts, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theater4
C2Humanities: Literature, Philosophy, Languages other than English4
Lower-Division C Elective - Select a course from either C1 or C2.4
Upper-Division C4
Area DSocial Sciences
D1American Institutions (Title 5, Section 40404 Requirement)4
Area D Elective - Select either a lower-division D2 or upper-division D course.4
Area ELifelong Learning and Self-Development
Lower-Division E (4 units in Support) 10
Area FEthnic Studies
F Ethnic Studies4
Total units36