Why Industrial Engineering?
Amazon, FedEx, Disney, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla - just a few major economic giants who have recently advertised for Industrial Engineers. This internationally mobile and varied career can be applied in leadership roles across a multitude of sectors, be it manufacturing or professional, technical, and scientific services - and the industry is growing year on year. Aerospace, architecture, automotive, machinery, artificial intelligence, healthcare – the sky is the limit with this practical and multi-faceted degree choice.
Who Should Apply?
This four-year undergraduate program produces versatile Industrial Engineers who can integrate science, engineering and socio-economic knowledge, and can go on to lead within the sector. If you have good interpersonal skills alongside a strong interest in mechanics, Industrial Engineering will bring out the inventor and innovator inside you. If you also have a strong basis in mathematics and science, plus a streak of creativity, then Industrial Engineering is the right program for you.
The core IE curriculum is built on a broad foundation of math and science modules, combined with computer science, mechanics, and engineering design. Advancing to incorporate electrical engineering, tech entrepreneurship, machine learning and the science of materials - with an emphasis on operational application throughout – Industrial Engineering combines technical and management skills, encouraging analytical thinking and problem solving. This flexible degree program also delves into a range of systems and technologies with applications in energy production, robotics, environmental systems, materials, composites, transportation, manufacturing, machine design and many more.
With electives offered across business and professional services as well as computer science and even tourism, our Industrial Engineers are well-versed in not only the practical side of their field. They are also given the awareness of how their skills enhance companies and products, enabling them to take on leadership roles in a variety of sectors.
|Program name||Total Number of Credits|
|Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering||
English Requirements (9 credits)
Arab Heritage Requirements (6 credits)
Mathematics Requirements (6 credits)
Science Requirements (8 credits)
Social Science Requirements (9 credits)
Core Requirements (17 credits)
Major Lower Level Requirements (16 credits)
Major Upper Level Requirements (44 credits)
Professional Elective Options (9 Credits)
Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering must complete a minimum of minimum of 9 elective credits in industrial engineering (NDSE) coursework offered at or above the 400 level or approved courses from other departments (choose 3 courses).