Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering

General Plan and Sequence of the Program

A sample program for a full time student entering with a master's degree in industrial engineering with transfer of 21 credits follows.


Fall of 1st year

  IME 5080 Advanced Quality Management 3 credits
  IME 5160 Design of Experiments and Regression Analysis 3 credits
  IME 6100 Linear Programming for Engineers 3 credits

Spring

  IME 6080 Reliability Engineering 3 credits
  IME 6110 Deterministic Methods in Operations Research 3 credits
x CS 5060 Scientific Programming 3 credits

Summer 1

  IME 6040 Facilities Planning and Design 3 credits

Summer 2

  IME 7250 Doctoral Research Seminar 3 credits

Fall of 2nd year

  IME 6300 Advanced Simulation Modeling and Analysis 3 credits
  IME 6060 Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis 3 credits
  IME 6430 Physiology of Work 3 credits

Spring

  STAT 5660 Nonparametric Statistical Methods 3 credits
  IME 6120 Production/Operations Management 3 credits
  COM 6820 Organizational Communication 3 credits

Summer 1

  IME 7120 Professional Field Experience 3 credits

Summer 2

  IME 7120 Professional Field Experience 3 credits

Fall of 3rd year

  IME 7250 Doctoral Research Seminar 3 credits
  IME Elective Approved IME Elective 3 credits
  STAT 6600 Statistical Inference I 3 credits

Spring

  IME 7300 Doctoral Dissertation 9 credits

Summer 1

  IME 7300 Doctoral Dissertation 3 credits

Summer 2

  IME 7300 Doctoral Dissertation 3 credits

Fall of 4th year

  IME 7300 Doctoral Dissertation 3 credits

 

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