Industrial Management and Applied Engineering Degree
We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering as a traditional campus program and through distance education. Through distance education, our program is offered both online and in a weekend format. Information on our distance education offerings can be found within the Technology Off-Campus Degree Programs.
Our program is one of the longest-accredited programs in the U.S. by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). Visit atmae.org for more information about our accreditors.
The Industrial Management and Applied Engineering major has as its objective the training of qualified personnel who can develop and direct the production and distribution of products and services. The major is designed to prepare management-oriented technical professionals in the economic-enterprise system.
About a third of the total hours will be in the University’s Core Curriculum (courses required of all students pursuing a bachelor’s degree) and will provide students with a broad background in the liberal arts and sciences to improve communication skills and to help them understand the world in which they will be making decisions.
The majority of the time will be spent taking Industrial Management and Applied Engineering Core requirements and technical electives that will help students meet their career objectives.
Industrial Management and Applied Engineering
Students will be well trained in the high-demand technical and managerial areas of:
- Six Sigma
- Lean manufacturing
- Quality control
- Computer-aided manufacturing
- Industrial robotics
- Manufacturing processes
- Industrial safety
- Facilities planning
- Cost estimating
- Personnel supervision
Our Capstone Option makes it possible for those who hold an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in a wide variety of manufacturing-related disciplines to complete the Bachelor of Science degree requirements within two academic years. A.A.S. graduates with a grade point average of 2.0 (out of 4.0) are eligible to apply for this program during their first semester of enrollment at the University.
After graduation, our students will be able to:
- Comprehend the role that IMAE plays as a discipline and its relationship with related professional areas for future career planning.
- Apply management, quality, engineering, mathematic and manufacturing principles to solve problems.
- Comprehend ethical and professional behavior.
- Analyze problems and formulate logical and creative solutions considering real-world constraints.
- Demonstrate effective communication in an industrial setting, using the skills of technical writing, oral presentation, graphic communication, and electronic communication.
- Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective member in a team environment by assigning projects that contain an intra-disciplinary approach.
- Interact with industrial environments through real-world classroom projects, plant tours, or cooperative education experiences.
- Develop current and lifelong learning through extracting relevant information from multiple resources.