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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, BS

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Contact Information

Dr. Jeffrey C. Woldstad, Professor and Department Head
Department of Industrial Engineering
LIB 148
(605) 394-2628
E-mail: Jeffrey.Woldstad@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

The Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (BS) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Industrial and Engineering Management and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

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Curriculum Checklist

Freshman Year

Total: 16

Second Semester

Total: 15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Total: 17

Second Semester

Total: 18

Junior Year

First Semester

Total: 17

Second Semester

Total: 17

Senior Year

First Semester

Total: 15

Second Semester

Total: 15

Total credits: 130


Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

Select nine credits from the Engineering Electives list below. Courses from at least two different areas must be selected.

Select 10 credits from the list of Professional Electives below. Courses may also be chosen from Engineering Electives or Department Electives lists but may not count twice if already being used.

Select three credits from the list of Department Electives below.

Select three credits of courses with a Social Science prefix (see gen ed Goal 3 for approved prefixes) or three credits of courses with a Humanities prefix (see gen ed Goal 4 for approved prefixes). All must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Engineering Electives

Select nine credits from at least two different areas below:


Fluid Mechanics


Professional Breadth

Select 10 credits from the list below. Courses may be selected from more than one grouping:

Organizational Management Breadth

Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives:

  1. Contribute to the success of their employers with practical industrial engineering knowledge and skills, particularly in the areas of efficiency, productivity, quality and safety;
  2. Are able to effectively manage people, resources, projects, and finances associated with engineering operations; and
  3. Demonstrate a problem-oriented, hands-on approach in the performance of their work.

Student Outcomes:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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