ISE 1100 - Product Development Fundamentals
This course will take the student through problem identification, product conceptualization utilizing a flexible hybrid electronic (FHE), business modeling, creation of presentation slides, then presentation shark tank style to a panel of industry and education professionals.
ISE 1101 - Introduction to Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology
Introduction to the skills and competencies required to be an Industrial and Systems Engineer. Topics will include an introduction to organizational structure and lean processes, lean process development and improvement, data analysis and problem-solving, and teamwork. Integration of leadership and management methods within these skills is also introduced. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1120 - Problem Solving & Continuous Improvement
Develop robust solutions to problems or develop opportunities for continuous improvement using the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle as the base methodology. Quality concepts such as root cause analysis (5-Why and Fishbone Diagrams), graphical and data analysis tools (Pareto Charts, Run Charts and Scatter Graphs), and Statistical Process Control and Capability (Control Charts, Histograms, Process Capability) will be used. Learn the differences between Common Cause and Assignable Cause Variation and how they apply to Continuous Improvement. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1130 - Lean Operations & Continuous Improvement
Lean operations principles including lead time reduction, standardized work, visual controls (5S), takt time, module design, setup reduction, Kanban, value stream mapping, total productive maintenance (TPM), and Office Lean will be used to eliminate process waste and to reduce excess inventory. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1201 - Introduction to Manufacturing Safety
This course introduces the concepts and practices of safety in advanced manufacturing, including good practices, hazards, prevention, and corrective action. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Safety certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
ISE 1202 - Quality Practices & Measurement for Manufacturing
An introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting, including the concepts of measurement, calibration, auditing, inspection, and continuous improvement. Explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Quality Practices and Measurement certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
ISE 1203 - Manufacturing Processes & Production
This course introduces the manufacturing processes and production systems commonly used in modern industry. Additional emphasis on communication, teamwork, planning, documentation, and coordination. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Manufacturing Processes and Production certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
ISE 1204 - Maintenance Awareness for Manufacturing
Awareness of basic maintenance requirements of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems utilized in modern manufacturing. Includes the monitoring of key indicators and recognizing potential issues. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Maintenance Awareness certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
ISE 1300 - Fundamentals of Dimensional Metrology
Student will learn and be able to apply the various measurement techniques involving basic measuring instruments and tools such as calipers, micrometers, height and depth gauges, dial and test indicators, and gauge blocks; correct use and care of basic inspection instruments. Drawing or blueprint reading including an introduction to GD&T inspection techniques will be presented. Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and other precision measuring equipment will be introduced. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1313 - Coordinate Measurement
Course will prepare students to use and program coordinate measurement machines, apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles, and use advanced operating techniques for a servo driven coordinate measuring device. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1401 - Introduction to Digital Thread Technology
Provides an introduction to digital thread applications and career opportunities. The course includes a survey of various related technologies and tools, as well as how they are employed throughout the lifecycle of a manufactured product. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 1402 - Digital Thread Enabled Manufacturing
Provides an overview of how digital thread technologies and tools can be applied to various manufacturing processes through course lectures and labs covering considerations for machining, additive manufacturing, and robotics. Additionally, a review of digital thread methods, protocols, and tools for testing, quality assurance, and conformance throughout the manufacturing process is provided. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2100 - Lean Leadership, Teamwork & Management
Introduction to Lean Management tools and techniques such as Leader Standard Work, Gemba Walks, and the Daily Accountability process. Proper leadership of teams is taught to include how to charter a team, the role of team members, the stages of a team, and team decision making. Basic Management / Supervision principles are covered. Communication skills are taught as to how they relate to both teamwork and supervision. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2208 - Engineering Technology Economics & Cost Analysis
Learn the types of costs such as Direct Labor, Materials and Outside Services, Overhead, and Selling, General and Administrative expenses (SG&A) that are used to determine the pricing and profitability of products and services. Apply basic economic cost concepts, decisions, analysis and evaluations as applied to engineering design, production, maintenance and quality control.
ISE 2210 - Methods Engineering
This course is a detailed look into measuring and improving an operation or workstation. Tools are used to assess and optimize the work center operation and layout. Development of operation standards for some common service and industrial processes will be demonstrated. The techniques required to develop the necessary documentation (Work Instructions, Routings, Bill of Materials, Work Orders) to ensure a consistent and repeatable process are taught. Performance metrics relating to both labor and material are presented. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2220 - Applied Statistics for Process Control & Improvement
Application of statistics as they apply to process control and improvement. Topics covered include Descriptive Statistics, Control Charts, Histograms, and Process Capability Indexes. Advanced statistical topics for process optimization and problem solving include Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Design of Experiments, Measurement System Analysis, and Hypothesis Testing. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2240 - Six Sigma: Green Belt
An applied introduction to the Six Sigma process using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) system as the model. Structured problem solving and basic statistical methods will be taught to ensure a thorough analysis and implementation to reduce costs and improve business processes. Various quality tools (Pareto, Cause and Effect Diagram, Control Charts, Histograms, and Flow Charts) are used during the improvement process. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2250 - New Product Realization
The New Production Realization (NPR), or New Production Introduction (NPI), process using the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) model will be taught. Tools such as Quality Function Deployment (QFD), Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA), and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) will be learned in the context of the APQP model. The relationship to other NPR models, such as the medical field and other non-manufacturing industries, will be reviewed. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2260 - Work Flow & Facility Design
This course is an instructional perspective on optimizing the flow of a product between operations or within the organization or facility. Different types of workflow scenarios (such as Job Shop, and Production Line) will be used to teach the student to analyze the capacity needed and determine the best flow or layout required. Facility design considerations will be introduced for the situations where significant changes require increasing facility area or major changes to the current facility layout. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
ISE 2297 - Special Topics
Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in non-traditional format.
ISE 2700 - Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology Internship
Students earn credit toward their degree requirements through an internship work-based learning experience. Students already working in their area of study may apply to use that experience to meet the internship requirements. Students will develop learning goals, objectives, and activities which may include preparing related reports and /or projects. The student will work with the Office of Work-Based Learning and the department chair or program coordinator to acquire the approval needed to register for this course option. The credit hours earned can range from 1 to 4 based on a student's need and directed work-based learning practice experience.
ISE 2780 - Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology Capstone
This capstone course provides a fun and unique assessment of achievement by Industrial and Systems Engineering Technology students by completing a project demonstrating the principles and practices of their major through the application of program-related outcomes.