Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Industrial Engineering

Minimum required: 135 semester hours

Admission Requirements

  1. In order to declare Industrial Engineering as a major, students must meet one of the following prerequisites:
  • ACT Math score of 24 or higher,
  • SAT Math score of 520 (re-centered) or higher, or
  • credit for one of the following math courses with a grade of "C" or higher:
MATH 1315College Algebra3
MATH 1317Plane Trigonometry3
MATH 1319Mathematics for Business and Economics I3
MATH 1329Mathematics for Business and Economics II3

   2.  Students who do not meet the above prerequisites may choose Pre-Industrial Engineering as their major. Pre-Industrial Engineering students who complete one of the following math courses with a grade of "C" or higher may declare Industrial Engineering as their major: 

MATH 1315College Algebra3
MATH 1317Plane Trigonometry3
MATH 1319Mathematics for Business and Economics I3
MATH 1329Mathematics for Business and Economics II3

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at: http://mycatalog.txstate.edu/undergraduate/science-engineering/ingram-school/#admissionstext
  2. A minimum of 9 writing intensive hours and a total of 36 advanced hours are required to graduate. An advanced course is one that is numbered above 3000 and below 5000.
  3.  If two years of the same language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.
  4.  Industrial Engineering degrees include all the courses required for an Applied Mathematics Minor.

Course Requirements 

Freshman
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
CHEM 13413PHYS 14304
CHEM 11411ENG 13203
ENG 13103ENGR 23003
ENGR 13133HIST 13103
MATH 24714MATH 24724
US 11001 
 15 17
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
PHYS 24254CS 14284
COMM 13103MATH 33233
MATH 33773ENGR 33753
POSI 23103Select one of the following:3
MFGE 23323 
HIST 13203 
  
  
 ECO 230113
 POSI 23203
 19 19
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENGR 33113IE 33103
ENGR 33153IE 33303
ENGR 33733IE 33403
IE 33203IE 33603
PHIL 1305 or 13203English Literature13
 15 15
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
IE 43103IE 43203
IE 43553IE 43503
IE 43803IE Elective25
IE Elective23IE 43903
MATH 33733MFGE 43963
IE 43703 
 18 17
Total Hours: 135
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Departmental requirements that also satisfy the general education core curriculum requirements for the following components: mathematics- MATH 2471; life and physical sciences- CHEM 1341 and PHYS 1430; and social and behavioral sciences- ECO 2301. See the Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the English literature requirements.

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A minimum of eight (8) hours of approved, senior-level Industrial Engineering electives are required.