IET graduates are capable of understanding the complex systems and dynamics of real world businesses. As an IET graduate, you will know how to do the following;
IET is a multi-disciplinary field concerned with the application of engineering and management principles to solve problems in industry. The primary emphasis is on improved productivity and efficient use of resources.
Courses include; quality control, cost control, engineering economic analysis, facility planning & design, process improvement, lean production systems, logistics concepts, global supply chain, production & inventory control, automation, simulation & modeling, operations management and human resource management.
There are two Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees with this major.
This program reinforces the application of basic and applied research findings, creative expression, effective communication; meaningful learning experiences, and responds to and anticipates the evolving demands of our society, employers, and the labor market.
IET graduates traditionally work in manufacturing and related industries. Increasingly graduates are employed in other areas including: logistics and supply chain, utilities, healthcare, government, and service industries.
IET graduates become: industrial technologists, industrial engineers, operations managers, process engineers, quality engineers, time study analysts, warehouse managers, and logistics & supply chain managers.
This course presents the theory and methods of quality monitoring including process capability, control charts, quality engineering and management, acceptance sampling, reliability.
This course provides an understanding of the fundamental principles, concepts, theory and procedure for effective plant location, layout, and material handling systems design to practice designing facilities.
This course addresses the basic principles and concepts of Lean Manufacturing. This course also introduces various lean tools and techniques and how those can be applied to improve the process.
This course deals with the analysis, design, and implementation of domestic and international transportation systems of people, processes, and technology.
Associate Professor / IET Program Coordinator
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Southern Miss undergraduate degrees are available online, at the Hattiesburg campus, at the Gulf Park campus, and/or through a hybrid delivery that includes both online and on-campus courses.
All courses listed in the degree plan are available online. A student would not have to take a face-to-face course to complete this degree.
50 percent or more of the degree plan’s courses in Major Area of Study Requirements AND 50 percent or more of courses in Curriculum Requirement are available online. Remaining courses are face-to-face at the Hattiesburg or Gulf Park campus, as noted.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Hattiesburg campus.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.