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  Feb 22, 2018
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Engineering: Industrial, B.S.E.

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Professor Cecelia Wigal, Head

The Engineering Program (ENGR) focuses on providing depth in engineering applications that tend to cross disciplines.

Program Mission:

The mission of UTC’s ENGR program is to provide accessible education in the theory and application of engineering in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment that

  • Prepares students for successful careers in industry, government, and academia
  • Emphasizes project-based design
  • Promotes life-long learning
  • Serves the engineering profession
Program Objectives:

In support of this mission, UTC’s ENGR program produces graduates who, upon entering the work force or advanced studies:

  • Function as successful professionals in a variety of engineering disciplines
  • Function effectively in multidisciplinary environments
  • Adapt to various environments
  • Participate in further knowledge building opportunities
  • Are progressing toward Professional Registration

The Engineering program faculty includes those with degrees in this program area as well as faculty from other programs who teach the engineering fundamental courses.

Degree and Accreditation:

Graduates of this program receive the B.S.E. degree. This program is accredited by the EAC of ABET Inc. under the Engineering Program Criteria.

Industrial (ENIE): The industrial engineering program embodies the realm of industrial engineering applications. The application of software tools and current industry practices are emphasized. The students’ experiences culminate in a one-semester industrial engineering team project supported by industry.


Students must complete the following curriculum to obtain the B.S.E. degree.

General Education

(see General Education Requirements  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Composition: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and composition

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

  • One approved fine arts course and one approved humanities course

Cultures and Civilizations: (3 hours)

  • One approved non-Western Cultures and Civilizations course

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

Program and Related Courses

Technical Elective:

  • One 3-hour 3000-level or 4000-level course in an engineering discipline or
  • An advisor-approved 3000-level or 4000-level course from another program

Additional Information and Notes

128 hours (138 for co-op graduates).

Minimum 39 hours at the 3000-4000 level.

2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

Showcase/Suggested Plan of Study

 Please see the Courses  section of this catalog for complete course descriptions.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 1030
3 ENGR 1040
ENGR 1030L 1 ENGR 1850 2
ENGR 1011 1 MATH 1920 3
MATH 1910 3 MATH 1921
MATH 1911
1 MATH 2200
CHEM 1110
3 ENGL 1020
CHEM 1110L
ENGL 1010 3    
  16   15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 2250 3 ENGR 2220 3
ENGR 2700
3 ENGR 2460 3
ENGR 2700L
1 ENGR 2460L 1
MATH 2450
3 ENGR 2480 3
PHYS 2310
3 MATH 2550 3
PHYS 2310L 1 Humanities 3
Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations 3    
  17   16

Junior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 3520
3 ENGR 3070
ENIE 3500 3 ENGR 3850
ENIE 3510 3 ENIE 3540
ENCH 3310 3 ENIE 3580 3
Behavioral and Social Sciences 3 ENGR 3050 3
    Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
  15   18

Senior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 3280 3 ENIE 4410 3
ENGR 3280L 1 ENIE 4430 3
ENGR 4850
3 ENIE 4500 3
ENIE 4570
3 ENGR Technical Elective 3
ENIE 4580
3 Fine Arts 3
ENIE 4610 3    
  16   15


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