Turn your ability for efficiency into controlling complex systems like the global supply chain: you’ll do that here.

The engineering industrial and systems degree is ABET-EAC accredited program and the only engineering discipline that focuses on optimizing systems for maximum efficiency, minimum cost, quality improvement, and safety. It saves time, money, materials, and energy. 

What You’ll Do  

As an engineering industrial and systems major, you’ll get a strong base of math and the physical sciences, fundamental engineering courses, and more specific courses on industrial management, manufacturing, and industrial engineering. You’ll first understand and then optimize the products, processes, tools and technologies used in industry.  The engineering industrial and systems program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the agency that accredits all engineering programs in the U.S., so you know the curriculum and faculty are high quality. 

  • Work with industry-experienced faculty in a technology-based curriculum in the state-of-the-art Seabaugh Polytechnic Building. 
  • Gain specialized knowledge in industrial management, manufacturing, and engineering analysis. 
  • Use the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for industrial and systems engineering. 

What Can You Do with an Industrial & Systems Engineering Degree?

Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time. 

Career Opportunities

  • Industrial engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Quality engineer
  • Product/process engineer
  • Plant engineer
  • Engineering analyst

Industrial Systems Engineering (BS) Degree Map

Explore the courses you'll need to complete your degree.

Outcomes & Careers

  • $96k


    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for an engineer is $96,310. 





  • $120k

    Industrial Production Manager

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for an industrial production manager is $120,900. 




  • $96k

    Industrial Engineers

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for an industrial engineer is $96,350. 




What You’ll Study

Degree Map

As an engineering industrial and systems major, you’ll be prepared to work in manufacturing and industry as well as municipalities, transportation and logistics, and healthcare. You’ll complete a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete this degree, including the general education requirements and at least 39 senior division hours.

Required Courses:

  • EG201 Systems Engineering (1)
  • EG301 Industrial Ergonomics (3)
  • EG410 Principles of Supply Chain Management (3)
  • EG412 Advanced Manufacturing Systems (3)
  • EG492 Modeling and Simulation (3)
  • EG506 Operations Research (3)
  • EP240 Circuit Analysis I (3)
  • EP261 Engineering Mechanics Statics (3)
  • ET304 Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
  • IM300 Technical Communication (3)
  • IM301 Industrial Safety and Supervision (3)
  • IM313 Facilities Planning (3)
  • IM411 Total Quality Assurance (3)
  • IM417 Manufacturing Resource Analysis (3)
  • IM506 Projects in Industrial and Engineering Technology (3)
  • MA140 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
  • MA145 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4)
  • MA223 Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
  • MA244 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (3)
  • MA345 Linear Algebra (3)
  • MN120 Fundamentals of Engineering Design Processes (3)
  • MN170 Engineering Materials and Testing (3)
  • MN203 Industrial Materials and Processes I (3)
  • PH230 General Physics I (5)
  • PH231 General Physics II (5)
Choose one course:
  • CS155 Computer Science I (4)
  • EG316 Data Cleaning and Linkage (3)
Additional requirements:
  • CH184 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
  • CH185 General Chemistry I (3)
  • MN220 Engineering Economic Analysis (3)
  • SW207 Understanding Cultural and Social Diversity (3)

Some requirements may be fulfilled by coursework in major program.

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences – 6 hours
  • Constitution Requirement – 3 hours
  • Written Communication – 6 hours
  • Oral Communication – 3 hours
  • Natural Sciences – 7 hours (from two disciplines, one to include a lab)
  • Mathematics – 3 hours
  • Humanities & Fine Arts – 9 hours (from at least two disciplines)
  • Additional requirements – 5 hours (to include UI100 for native students)
  • Civics examination

*Many major courses are on a set rotation and dependent on when prerequisites are completed. The actual semester a course is taken may vary based on the rotation.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester (12 Hours)
  • UI100 (1)
  • EN100 (3)
  • MA140 (5)
  • MN120 (3)
Spring Semester (15-16 Hours)
  • CH184/CH185 (4)
  • EG201 (1)
  • IM301 (3)
  • MA145 (4)
  • CS155/EG316 (3-4)

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester (17 Hours)
  • MA223 (3)
  • MA244 (4)
  • PH230/030 (5)
  • SW207 (3)
  • Elective (3)
Spring Semester (17 Hours)
  • IM300 (3)
  • MN170 (3)
  • PH231/030 (5)
  • General Education (3)
  • General Education (3)

Junior Year

Fall Semester (15 Hours)
  • EP261 (3)
  • IM411 (3)
  • MA345 (3)
  • MN203 (3)
  • General Education (3)
Spring Semester (15 Hours)
  • EG410 (3)
  • EG492 (3)
  • EP240 (3)
  • MN220 (3)
  • General Education (3)

Senior Year

Fall Semester (15 Hours)
  • EG301 (3)
  • EG506 (3)
  • IM313 (3)
  • IM506 (3)
  • General Education (3)
Spring Semester (14 Hours)
  • EG412 (3)
  • ET304 (3)
  • IM417 (3)
  • General Education (3)
  • Elective (2)


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The Industrial and Systems Engineering (Bachelor of Science) Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET


  • Engineering Accreditation Commission logo for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

ABET Accreditation

For information about this program's accreditation, including program education objectives, see accreditation section of the Department of Engineering and Technology's website.

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