• 18 hours required technical electives
  • At least 12 hours must be ISEN courses
  • Must be from approved list of courses 

Proposed ISEN Technical Electives Summer 2018

ISEN 405 -- Facilities Design and Material Handling. Prerequisite: ISEN 210 and 320.
ISEN 440 -- Systems Thinking. Prerequisite: MATH 304 or approval of instructor.

Proposed ISEN Technical Electives Fall 2018

ISEN 405 -- Facilities Design and Material Handling. Prerequisite: ISEN 210 and 320.
ISEN 413 -- Advanced Data Analytics for Industry. Prerequisite: ISEN 310 and 350.
ISEN 414: Total Quality Engineering. Prerequisite: STAT 211 and ISEN 350.
ISEN 434 -- Human Error and System Failure. Prerequisites: ISEN 330.
ISEN 442 -- Organizational Systems. Prerequisite: ISEN 330.
ISEN 450 -- Healthcare System Engineering. Prerequisite: ISEN 340 and ISEN 335
ISEN 453 -- Manufacturing Operations. Prerequisite: ISEN 340.
ISEN 489: Economics of Engineering Systems. Prerequisite: MATH 152 and ISEN 210
ISEN 491 -- Research. Credit 1-4

ISEN Technical Electives 

405. Facilities Design and Material Handling. (3-0). Credit 3.

Principles of facilities location, layout and material handling systems and to practice designing facilities; modeling, design, and analysis techniques; methodologies in facilities location, layout, and material handling; integration of ergonomics analysis techniques and their implications on design, layout safety and quality.

Prerequisite: ISEN 210, ISEN 320; junior or senior classification.

410. Advanced Engineering Economy (3-0). Credit 3.

Principles of economic equivalence; borrowing, lending, and investing; establishing minimum attractive rate of return; replacement analysis; capital budgeting; uncertainty analysis; decision trees. 

Prerequisites: ISEN 210 or ISEN 302; junior or senior classification.

413. Advanced Data Analytics for Industry. (3-0). Credit 3.

Data mining; linear discriminant analysis (LDA), principal component analysis (PCA) and other methods; classification, clustering and mining, information extraction; dealing with uncertainty, Bayesian inference; neural models, regression and feature selection.

Prerequisite: ISEN 310 and ISEN 350; junior or senior classification.

414. Total Quality Engineering. (3-0). Credit 3.

Principles of total quality engineering; total quality management philosophy, engineering approaches for designing quality into products and processes; off-line experimentation methods for the robust design; emphasis on teamwork and continuous quality improvement.

Prerequisite: STAT 211 and ISEN 350; junior or senior classification.

425. Design and Analysis of Industrial Systems with Simulation. (3-0). Credit 3.

In-depth study into the design-modeling and subsequent analysis of contemporary production/service systems; factory/service systems are modeled using the ARENA/SIMAN V simulation-animation language; emphasis is placed on the critical analysis of alternative flow designs of modeled systems using flow and economic parameters to assess system improvement.

Prerequisite: ISEN 210 and ISEN 355.

434. Human Error and System Failure. (3-0). Credit 3.

Human error from a sociotechnical systems perspective; role of error in complex system failures; human behavioral modes and system design factors; analytical methods for defining the roles and impact of errors in large-scale system accidents; real-world case studies. 

Prerequisites: ISEN 330; junior or senior classification.

440. Systems Thinking. (3-0). Credit 3.

Systems thinking process, systems of systems and the fundamental considerations associated with the engineering of large-scale systems, or systems engineering including systems modeling, design and the system development process.

Prerequisite: MATH 304 or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification.

442. Organizational Systems. (3-0). Credit 3.

Role of people and organizations in the design and development of complex engineered systems; providing engineers with the skills needed to effectively manage large-scale system development programs.

Prerequisite: ISEN 330; junior or senior classification.

450. Healthcare Systems Engineering. (3-0). Credit 3.

Explores components of healthcare system, existing problems in healthcare systems; need for engineering to analyze healthcare system problems; application of industrial engineering tools in improving healthcare system; role of industrial engineering in addressing healthcare policy issues.

Prerequisite: ISEN 340 and ISEN 335, or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification.

453. Manufacturing Operations. (3-0). Credit 3.

Analytical principles of manufacturing systems design, analysis and control; emphasis placed on stochastic analysis; role of variability and impact on cycle time; push versus pull production strategies including Kanban and constant WIP control; probability, queuing theory, Little's Law, heavy traffic approximations, and queuing networks.

Prerequisite: ISEN 340; junior or senior classification.

489. Occupational Biomechanics. (3-0). Credit 3.

Teach fundamental biomechanical concepts, principles, tools, and methods for the measurement of human physical attributes, evaluation of human mechanical capabilities, and modeling of human musculoskeletal system (or components thereof)

Prerequisite: ISEN 330; junior or senior classification

491. Research. Credit (1-4).

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in industrial and systems engineering.

Approved Technical Electives

CVEN 349 -- Civil Engineering Project Management. Prerequisite: CVEN 202 or registration therein; CVEN 322 or 422.
ECON 311 -- Money & Banking. Prerequisite: ECON 203.
ECON 322 -- Applied Microeconomic Theory. Prerequisite: ECON 202. May not be counted toward a major in ECON.
ECON 323 -- Microeconomics Theory. Prerequisite: ECON 202.
ECON 410 -- Macroeconomics Theory. Prerequisite: ECON 203.
ECON 425 -- The Organization of Industry. Prerequisite: ECON 322 or 323.
ECON 459 -- Games and Economic Behavior. Prerequisite: MATH 142 or equivalent or approval of instructor.
ENGR 333 -- Project Management for Engineers. Prerequisite: junior or senior classification in College of Engineering.
ENGR 385X3 -- Problem for Co-op Students. Prerequisite: Approval of associate department head.
FINC 409 -- Survey of Finance Principals. Prerequisite: ACCT 209 or 229; junior classification.
MATH 407 -- Complex Variables. Prerequisite: MATH 221 or equivalent.
MATH 409 -- Advanced Calculus I. Prerequisite: MATH 220 or 221.
MATH 411 -- Mathematical Probability. Prerequisite: MATH 221 or equivalent.
MATH 414 -- Fourier Series and Wavelets. Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 304 or 311.
MATH 417 -- Numerical Analysis I. Prerequisite: MATH 222, 304, or 311; MATH 308 or equivalent; ability to program.
MATH 423 -- Linear Algebra II. Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 304 or approval of instructor.
MATH 425 -- The Mathematics of Contingent Claims. Prerequisite: MATH 172 or equivalent; MATH 308 or equivalent.
MATH 442 -- Mathematical Modeling; Prerequisite: MATH 304 and 308 or equivalent.
MATH 467 -- Modern Geometry. Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 304.
MEEN 475 -- Materials in Design. Prerequisite: MEEN 360; CVEN 305.
MGMT 309 -- Survey of Mgmt. Prerequisite: Junior classification; non-business majors.
MKTG 409 -- Introduction to Marketing. Prerequisite: Junior classification; non-business majors.
PSYC 315 -- Social Psychology. Prerequisite: PSYC 107; PSYC 203 and 204 or junior classification.
SENG 310 -- Industrial Hygiene Engineering. Prerequisite: CHEM 107; MATH 308; PHYS 208; or approval of instructor.
SENG 312 -- System Safety Engineering. Prerequisite: Junior classification.
SENG 321 -- Industrial Safety Engineering. Prerequisite: Junior classification.
SENG 455 -- Process Safety Engineering. Prerequisite: Senior classification in any engr major. Cross-listed w/ CHEN 455.
SENG 477 -- Air Pollution Engineering. Prerequisite: ENGR 214 or equivalent. Cross-listed w/ AGEN 477 and MEEN 477.
STAT 414 -- Mathematical Statistics 1. Prerequisite: MATH 221, 251 or 253.


If there is a technical course in another department you are interested in, contact an advisor here. Most 400 level College of Engineering, College of Business, MATH and STAT courses can be submitted for review.