Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE)

Goals and Objectives of the Program

  1. As a critical and creative thinker
  2. As an effective communicator
  3. As a reflective life-long learner
  4. As a service driven citizen
  5. An innovator and constant seeker of improvement

Program Learning Outcomes (LO):

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, physical and information sciences, and engineering sciences to the practice of industrial engineering

  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data

  3. An ability to design, build, improve, and install systems or processes which are efficient, effective, as well as robust to meet desired needs within identified constraints

  4. An ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams

  5. An ability to recognize, formulate, and solve engineering problems

  6. A recognition of professional, social, and ethical responsibility

  7. An ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing using the English language

  8. An understanding of the effects of engineering solutions in a comprehensive context

  9. An ability to engage in life-long learning and an understanding of the need to keep current of the developments in the specific field of specialization

  10. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and engineering tools necessary for engineering and business practice

  11. An ability to perform services in the form of analysis, design, preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, and implementation of: work standards, SPC, production planning and material control systems, manufacturing and service facilities, operations research models for production and operations, and information systems

  12. Knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in a multi-disciplinary environment.

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Program Checklist

Individual course checklists provide students with information on where they are at any point in their course of study. This serves to guide the student on the appropriate courses to take upon each enrolment, particularly if pre-requisite courses are required.

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TOTAL UNITS: 220 (10)

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Curriculum map of BS IE

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Course Description for the Program

ECONOMY Introduction to Economic Analysis
3 units

As an introductory economics course for Industrial Engineering majors, the generally accepted topics on economics will be covered. The first part of the course covers basic microeconomic concepts such as opportunity cost, comparative advantage, supply and demand of consumer goods and consumer behavior. The second part of the course discusses producer output as an Industrial Engineering concern. Concepts like productivity and efficiency are introduced and applied to production costs and output planning for a firm. The last part introduces macroeconomics, including a model of the economy, and the standard Aggregate Demand-Aggregate Supply model. Topics on this last part include Fiscal policy, banking, and the role of the Central Bank and government in Economic planning.

Pre-requisite : DIFFCAL (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : INDUSMA (Soft)

INDUSMA Introduction to Marketing
2 units

The course presents the major concepts and philosophies underlying one of the major business functions, which is marketing. It emphasizes the role of marketing as a link between society’s needs and the industrial firm’s production and financial efforts. The course will focus on Philippine experiences, situations and examples in contrast with other more successful and industrialized countries.

Pre-requisite : ECONOMY (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : PROFEAS (Soft)

QUAMET2 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
3 units

This introductory course in probability and statistics covers the basic concepts of probability, random variables, special discrete and continuous probability distributions, concepts of sampling and hypothesis testing using statistics. This course is primarily for Industrial Engineering majors (non-Board courses) and was tailored to fit the CHED-mandated course on Probability and Statistics for engineering graduates.

Pre-requisite : INTECAL (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : INOPER1 (Soft), IMEMATS (Soft), QUAMET2 (Hard)

IEMANAC Financial Accounting
2 units

The course introduces principles and procedures in accounting necessary to construct balance sheet and income statement for single proprietorship, partnership, and corporation. It also discusses the preparation of the statement of cost of goods sold for manufacturing concern and the analysis of financial statement through ratios.

Pre-requisite : NONE
Pre-requisite to : IECOSAC (Hard)

QUAMET2 Advanced Quantitative Methods
2 units

The first half of the course covers the concepts of univariate and bi-variate non-parametric hypothesis testing, interval estimation and linear regression. The latter half will tackle some analytical tools for dependence and interdependence in a multi-variate setting. Specifically, these are: multiple regression, discriminant analysis and canonical correlation analysis.

Pre-requisite : QUAMET1 (Hard), LBYIMEA (Co-requisite)
Pre-requisite to : IMEPRO3 (Hard), IMEPRO1(Soft), ERGBIO1(Soft)

LBYIMEA Advanced Quantitative Methods Laboratory
1 unit

This course primarily covers statistical design of experiments (DOE) as well as the analysis and interpretation of its results. It will also tackle sampling techniques and graphical data display and descriptions.

Pre-requisite : QUAMET2 (Co-requisite)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIMEB (Hard), IMEPRO3 (Hard)

IMEMATH Industrial Engineering Mathematics
3 units

Industrial Engineering Mathematics deals with the mathematical theories, concepts and applications needed in the advanced courses in IE and in the industrial engineering profession.

Pre-requisite : ENGIANA (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : INOPER1 (Hard)

IECOSAC Industrial Cost Accounting
2 units

The course deals with the basic concepts, principles and techniques of full cost accounting and differential cost accounting with emphasis on their managerial applications. The course will also focus on how to compute costs for products and services which will serve as basis for their cost of goods sold. The course will also deal on how to control and budget expenses of products and services.

Pre-requisite : IEMANAC (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : IEMECON (Soft)

IMEPRO1 Introduction to Production/Operations Management
3 units

This is an introductory course on production management, its concepts, activities, tools and techniques. The course covers demand forecasting, process and capacity planning, aggregate planning, supply chain management, inventory management, material requirements planning, learning curves, scheduling, and maintenance. Other topics, such as product design, location and layout planning, work design and measurement, etc. are covered in higher course of the production management series.

Pre-requisite : INDUPRO (Soft) and QUAMET2 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : IMEPRO2 (Hard), DEANSYS (Soft), and MERESIE (Soft)

ERGBIO1 Physical Ergonomics
1 unit

This course is concerned with the study of specific human traits and characteristics that are needed for engineering design. Properties of the human body as manifested in people’s interaction with the environment are explored. This course is an integration of biological science, physiological and experimental psychology, physics and engineering. The focus is on engineering design in order to ensure safety, comfort, efficiency and performance reliability as an individual interacts with tools, machine, work environment, and job design of a task assigned to him.

Pre-requisite : QUAMET2 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : DEANSYS (Soft), IMEPRO2 (Soft), ERGCOG2 (Soft), FACPLAD (Soft)

LBYIMEB Physical Ergonomics Laboratory
1 unit

This course is the laboratory component of physical ergonomics. Experiments conducted in this class supplement the theories learned on illumination, noise, anthropometry, posture analysis, and manual material handling. Some of the experiments are conducted in the field to gather real time data.

Pre-requisite : ERGBIO1 (Co), LBYIMEA (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIMEC (Soft)

INOPER1 Operations Research 1
3 units

The course deals with the fundamental concepts of Linear Programming. These concepts include linear programming model formulation, duality theory and sensitivity analysis.

Pre-requisite : IMEMATH (Hard), QUAMET1 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : INOPER2 (Hard), DEANSYS (Soft)

IEMECON Industrial Engineering Economy
3 units

The course deals with the basic concepts and techniques of analysis useful in evaluating the worth of engineering and business projects in relation to their cost. It covers an introduction to basic accounting principles, interest and money-time relationships, depreciation and evaluation, methods of economy studies, comparison of alternatives, with and without the effects of income taxes, replacement studies, and effect of Inflation on economy studies.

Pre-requisite : QUAMET1 (Soft), IECOSAC (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : IEFINMT (Hard)

HUBEHOR Human Behavior in Organization
3 units

This is an introductory course in human behavior in organization. Lectures include topics on human personality, work teams, organization types, and leadership functions in organizations.

Pre-requisite : NONE
Pre-requisite to : DEANSYS (Soft)

DEANSYS Systems Analysis and Design
2 units

The course introduces the students to the concepts, tools, techniques, and activities of systems analysis and design such as situation appraisal, problem analysis, decision analysis, potential problem analysis and the various tools to be used in each stage. This course explores the processes utilized by successful managers for problem solving and decision making which involve developing an understanding of a situation, investigation through systematic questioning and logic, decision making among alternatives, and ensuring the success of decisions. The Rational Management methodology developed by Kepner-Tregoe, Inc. forms the foundation of the course. It is further enhanced by design for operational feasibility such as design for usability, reliability, producibility, manufacturability, disposability, affordability and life-cycle costs.

Pre-requisite : IMEENVI(Soft), IMEPRO1 (Soft), INOPER1(Soft),ERGBIO1(Soft), HUBEHOR(Soft),IEFINMT(Co)
Co-requisite to : LBYIEED
Pre-requisite to : SYSINFO(Soft)

LBYIEED Systems Analysis and Design Laboratory
1 unit

The laboratory course covers the experiential component of the Systems Analysis and Design course. The students are exposed to the exercises where they can apply the concepts, tools, techniques, and activities of systems analysis and design such as situation appraisal, problem analysis, decision analysis, potential problem analysis, and the various tools to be used in each stage. This course develops the critical thinking and decision-making skills required by an industrial engineer.

Pre-requisite : DEANSYS
Pre-requisite to : SYSINFO(Soft)

IMEPRO2 Methods and Work Study
4 units

Production Management 2 (Work Improvement and Measurement aka Methods Engineering) is the core of the Industrial Engineering discipline. It discusses the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of work design and work measurement, and how they are applied in productivity enhancements.

Pre-requisite : IMEPRO1 (Hard), ERGBIO1 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIMEE (C), FACPLAD (Soft), IMEPRO3 (Soft)

LBYIMEE Methods Engineering Laboratory
1 unit

This is a three-hour per week laboratory class for application of tools and technique on work improvement and measurement.

Pre-requisite : IMEPRO2 (Co-requisite)
Pre-requisite to : None

ERGCOG2 Cognitive Ergonomics
1 unit

This is an introductory course in cognitive ergonomics. Lectures include topics on signal detection theory, vigilance, information processing, learning, memory, mental workload, visual and auditory displays, and usability engineering. The course also relates cognitive limitations to the design of effective products and interfaces.

Pre-requisite : ERGBIO1 (Soft), LBYIMEC (Co-requisite)
Pre-requisite to : MERESIE (Soft), PRODSCI (Soft)

LBYIMEC Cognitive Ergonomics Laboratory
1 unit

This is a one-term, three hour per week laboratory class for application of tools and techniques in Cognitive Ergonomics.

Pre-requisite : ERGCOG2 (Co), LBYIMEB (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIMEC (Soft)

INOPER2 Operations Research 2
3 units

The course covers the following topics: integer linear programming, special linear programming models (transportation, transshipment, and assignment problems), networking, dynamic programming and goal programming.

Pre-requisite : INOPER1 (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : INOPER3 (Soft), MERESIE (Soft), FACPLAD (Soft)

IEFINMT Fundamentals of Financial Management
2 units

The course is involved with the discussion of financial analysis and planning, the financial environment, management of security investment portfolios, computation of cost of capital, capital structure of a firm, principles of leverage, corporate dividend policy, management of working capital and short-term financing. It will also be a channel to familiarize students with the Philippine Stock Market (PSE).

Pre-requisite : IMEECON (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : DEANSYS (Co-requisite), PROFEAS (Hard)

FACPLAD Facilities Planning
3 units

This course deals with the study of different layout procedures and algorithms. The different layout procedures will be discussed in relation to the flow of products and services within the plant. It will also cover computer aided layout and optimization, material handling principles and design, and warehousing.

Pre-requisite : IMEPRO2(Soft), INOPER2(Soft), ERGBIO1(Soft)
Pre-requisite to : PRCIIE (Soft)

IMEPRO3 Statistical Quality Control
3 units

This major IE course covers the basic principles, concepts, and philosophy of total quality management, statistical process control, process capability, acceptance sampling, reliability theory and maintenance management, ISO 9000, and Six-Sigma, as applied to both manufacturing and service companies.

Pre-requisite : IMEPRO2 (Soft), QUAMET2 (Hard), LBYIMEA (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : PRCIEE1 (Soft)

PRODSCI Product Design
1 unit

This is an introductory course in product design. Lectures include topics on product design framework, product development, quality function deployment, creativity techniques, prototyping, risk, reliability, safety and failure mode and effects analysis, legal and ethical issues in design and intellectual property. The course also relates human limitations to the design of effective products.

Pre-requisite : ERGCOG2 (Soft), IEMECON (Soft), LBYME32 (Co-requisite), LBYIME31 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIMEF (Co-requisite), PRCIEE1 (Soft)

LBYIMEF Product Design Laboratory
1 unit

This course is the laboratory component of Product Design. Activities conducted in this class supplement the theories learned on human centric design, quality function deployment, value engineering and failure mode and effects analysis.

Pre-requisite : PRODSCI (Co), LBYIMEC (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : PRCIEE1 (Soft)

INOPER3 Operations Research 3
3 units

The course introduces the fundamental concepts of decision theory, game theory, queueing theory, Markov processes, stochastic inventory control, and Monte Carlo simulation. The course makes use of real world examples in order to demonstrate the applicability of these concepts. The general theme of all of these topics is focusing on capturing uncertainty and risks that affects all decisions in the real world.

Pre-requisite : INOPER2 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : DISCSIM (Soft) PRCIEE1 (Soft)

SYSINFO Management Information Systems
3 units

This Management Information System (SYSINFO) course covers the conceptualization, design and development of realistic management information system (MIS) tailored to the specific needs of organizations, whether commercially oriented or not. It shall cover concepts, tools and techniques in the analysis, design and implementation of information systems.

Pre-requisite : DEANSYS (Soft), LBYIEED (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : PRCIEE1(Soft)

PRCIEE1 Industrial Engineering Practicum
2 units

On-the-Job training will expose the students to the different tasks and responsibilities being assigned to an industrial engineer. This includes exposure to manufacturing companies, service systems, industrial or power plants, research activities, design projects and others

Pre-requisite : PERSEF2 (Hard), FACPLAD (Soft), IMEPRO3 (Soft), PRODSCI (Soft), LBYIMEF (Soft), INOPER3 (Soft), SYSINFO (Soft), LBYME32 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : THSIEE1 (Hard), ADSYSMA (Hard), ADSEMIE (Hard), OCCHSAF (Hard)

DISCSIM Introduction to Discrete Event Simulation
1 unit

This course will primarily tackle the basic concepts needed in constructing a discrete-event simulation (DES) model. It will start with a general introduction to simulation. From this, the focus will then shift to discussions regarding the general principles of a discrete-event simulation model, random variate generation and verifying, validating and analyzing the outputs of DES models

Pre-requisite : LBYEC72 (Soft), DEANSYS (Soft), INOPER3 (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIEEG (Co-requisite), SYSDYN1 (Soft)

LBYIEEG Introduction to Discrete Event Simulation Laboratory
1 unit

This course will discuss, illustrate and teach students how simulation should actually be carried out or performed. This will be achieved by giving the students various caseworks in the duration of the term that in turn will provide them with a hands-on experience how to do discrete-event system simulation using MS Excel and a number of simulation software packages.

Pre-requisite : DIFFCAL (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : SYSDYN1 (Soft), DISCSIM (Co-requisite)

ADSYSMA Systems-Approach to Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
3 units

The course covers topics on advanced manufacturing systems/technologies. The concepts of production automation and related systems, computer-integrated manufacturing, computer-aided design and process planning, concurrent engineering, automated material handling, robotics, automated quality assurance, just-in-time systems, group technology, and flexible manufacturing systems are discussed.

The course is designed for industrial engineering majors to have a broad understanding of advanced manufacturing systems and its various implications in the practice of the IE profession.

Pre-requisite : PRCIEE1 (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

OCCHSAF Occupational Safety and Health
3 units

The course aims to foster an understanding on the moral responsibility of industrial engineers to safety and health. Systems analysis and design techniques will be applied in the context of improving a company’s safety practices.

Pre-requisite : PRCIEE1 (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

SYSDYN1 Introduction to System Dynamics
1 unit

This course introduces the concepts of system structure, feedback loops, and control systems in relation to the dynamic nature of systems. The emphasis of this course is to understand the principles on how systems behave using archetypes, influence diagrams, and stock and flow diagrams. A mathematical modeling technique will also be introduced to the students, which will be used to model a dynamic system. Principles of how to intervene a system will also be discussed in this course.

Pre-requisite : DISCSIM (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIEEH (Co-requisite), SYSDYN2 (Hard)

LBYIEEH Introduction to System Dynamics Laboratory
1 unit

This is a laboratory accompaniment of DYNALEC. This laboratory course covers modeling of influence diagrams, stock-flow diagrams, and mathematical modeling to simulate the dynamics of non-industrial systems. An added focus is to introduce how to identify points of intervention in a system where policies can be tested. The software packages to be used in this laboratory are VENSIM and Professional Dynamo.

Pre-requisite : SYSDYN1 (Co-requisite)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIEEI (Soft)

SYSDYN2 Advanced System Dynamics
1 unit

This is an advanced course in system dynamics. The course deals with modeling more complex and dynamic systems. These systems not only include manufacturing systems but also broader organizational, economic and social environments. It has highlights decisions and policies of the system that are critical in system behavior.

Pre-requisite : SYSDYN1 (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIEEI(Co-requisite)

LBYIEEI Advanced System Dynamics Laboratory
1 unit

This is laboratory complement of SYSDYN2, the advanced course in system dynamics. The course provides the venue to apply the advanced concepts of system dynamics and learn the windows-based system dynamics modeling software, STELLA. The students will be required to model complex systems with more interactive components and factors. These systems not only include manufacturing systems but also broader organizational, economic and social environments. It covers the details into model formulation, with special emphasis on decisions and policies. It focuses on the decision-making and policy design to improve system behavior.

Pre-requisite : SYSDYN1 and LBYIME (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

ADSEMI1 Advanced Seminars
1 unit

A seminar-type course where students are given lectures on specialized topics and recent advances in the field of Industrial Engineering. The basic premise of this course is that students have to attend the series of seminars prepared by the Department of Industrial Engineering, featuring different speakers from industry and the academe. The seminar-lectures will be scheduled accordingly, depending on the availability of the speaker. Students have to watch out for the different announcements at the Industrial Engineering bulletin board for the schedule of the seminars.

Pre-requisite : PRCIEE (Hard)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

PROFEAS Feasibility Studies
3 units

The course covers the fundamental tools and technique taken in preparing project feasibility studies. It covers aspects of appraisal (i.e., project cost, market, technical, financial, management organization, social and economic aspects of business ventures and projects). To understand and appreciate the course, actual cases will be given for each module and a final paper on determining the viability of a certain project which involves an actual product shall be required. At the end of the course, the students shall be able to gain an understanding and appreciation of evaluating business opportunities/projects of long term investments, the methods of appraisal as well as their advantage and pitfalls.

Pre-requisite : DEANSYS (Soft),INDUSMA(Soft),IEFINMT(Hard)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

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Contact Information

Office of the Chair
Brother Andrew Gonzales Hall, 8th Floor
2401 Taft Avenue
1004 Manila, Philippines

Tel. Nos.: (632) 524-4611 loc. 220
Telefax: (632) 524-0563
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