Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Prepare to become a leader in quality and productivity management with the Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Temple University's College of Engineering. Learn to design, develop and implement solutions for the integrated systems that help a wide variety of companies save money and increase operating efficiency. The only degree of its kind in the Philadelphia region, the Industrial and Systems Engineering Major is a blend of business and engineering.
The work of industrial and systems engineers is about more than manufacturing—it encompasses nearly every industry and sector. The Industrial and Systems Engineering Major is flexible, integrating coursework across multiple fields of study, making learning applicable to many types of industries.
Through this versatile and interdisciplinary degree program, you will
- apply expertise to many fields, including entertainment companies, healthcare organizations, manufacturing industries, and shipping and logistics businesses;
- gain expertise in engineering in a cutting-edge, advanced curriculum designed to solve today’s engineering problems; and
- engineer systems and processes to strengthen quality and productivity.
Companies continuously seek to increase productivity and outcomes, as well as improve quality. Gain the knowledge base to provide innovative and applied solutions and graduate with the tools and skills ready to meet a growing demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 8% increase in jobs for industrial engineers from 2018 to 2028.
Classes & Curriculum
Learn the analytical, computational and experimental practices necessary for system integration with the 128-credit Industrial and Systems Engineering Major. The curriculum builds on coursework in business, engineering, math and sciences over eight semesters. The College of Engineering developed nine courses for this program, which cover operations management and research, production planning and control, quality assurance, simulation, logistics, and supply chain management.
Required courses for the Industrial and Systems Engineering include the following.
- Engineering Economics
- Principles of Supply Chain Management
- Production Process Design and Laboratory