Degree Requirements

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify for a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree:

  • Complete a minimum of 129 credit hours
  • Satisfy WVU's undergraduate degree requirements
  • Satisfy Statler College's undergraduate degree requirements
  • Complete all courses listed in the curriculum requirements with the required minimum grades
  • Attain an overall grade point average of 2.00 or better
  • Attain a WVU grade point average of 2.00 or better
  • Attain a Statler grade point average of 2.00 or better
  • A maximum of one math or science courses with a grade of D+, D, or D- may apply towards a Statler College degree
  • Complete a survey regarding their academic and professional experiences at WVU, as well as post-graduation job placement or continuing education plans.

The Statler GPA is computed based on all work taken at WVU with a subject code within Statler College (BIOM, BMEG, CE, CHE, CPE, CS, CSEE, CYBE, EE, ENGR, ENVE, ETEC, IENG, IH&S, MAE, MINE, PDA, PNGE, SAFM, SENG) excluding ENGR 140, ENGR 150, and CS 101. The WVU GPA is computed based on all work taken at WVU. The Overall GPA is computed based on all work taken at WVU and transfer work.

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify for a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering degree:

  • Complete a minimum of 19 credit hours
  • Satisfy WVU's graduate degree requirements
  • Satisfy Statler College's graduate degree requirements
  • Complete all courses listed in the curriculum requirements with the required minimum grades
  • Attain an grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Minimum of 60% of courses must be from 500 level or above
  • Students admitted to this program must have their bachelor's and master's degree conferred simultaneously upon completion of all requirements for both degrees. 

Curriculum Requirement

University Requirements16
Fundamentals of Engineering Requirements5
Math and Science Requirements28
Industrial Engineering BS Program Requirements80
Industrial Engineering MS Program Requirements19
Total Hours148

University Requirements

General Education Foundations (GEF) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 (31-37 Credits)
Outstanding GEF Requirements 1, 5, 6, and 715
ENGR 191First-Year Seminar1
Total Hours16

Fundamentals of Engineering Requirements

A minimum grade of C- is required in all Fundamentals of Engineering courses.
ENGR 101Engineering Problem Solving 12
Engineering Problem Solving (Select one of the following):3
Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Engineering Problem-Solving 2
Introduction to Nanotechnology Design
Introduction to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Design
Total Hours5

Math and Science Requirements

A minimum grade of C- is required in all Math and Science courses.
CHEM 115
Fundamentals of Chemistry 1
and Fundamentals of Chemistry 1 Laboratory (GEF 2B)
Calculus I (GEF 3):4
Calculus 1
Calculus 1a with Precalculus
and Calculus 1b with Precalculus
MATH 156Calculus 2 (GEF 8)4
MATH 251Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 261Elementary Differential Equations4
PHYS 111
General Physics 1
and General Physics 1 Laboratory
Required Science Elective (Select one of the following) (GEF 8):4
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology Laboratory
Fundamentals of Chemistry 2
and Fundamentals of Chemistry 2 Laboratory
General Physics 2
and General Physics 2 Laboratory
Total Hours28

Industrial Engineering BS Program Requirements

ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
EE 221
Introduction to Electrical Engineering
and Introduction to Electrical Engineering Laboratory
MAE 241Statics3
MAE Elective (Select one of the following):3
Mechanics of Materials
Fluid Mechanics
IENG 200Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering1
IENG 213Engineering Statistics3
IENG 220
Re-Engineering Management Systems
and Re-Engineering Management Systems Laboratory
IENG 301Materials and Costing3
IENG 302
Manufacturing Processes
and Manufacturing Processes Laboratory
IENG 305Introduction to Systems Engineering3
IENG 314Advanced Analysis of Engineering Data3
IENG 316Industrial Quality Control3
IENG 331Computer Applications in Industrial Engineering3
IENG 343Production Planning and Control3
IENG 350Introduction to Operations Research3
IENG 360Human Factors Engineering3
IENG 377Engineering Economy3
IENG 445Project Management for Engineers3
IENG 446Plant Layout/Material Handling3
IENG 455Simulation by Digital Methods *3
IENG 471Design of Productive Systems 13
IENG 472Design of Productive Systems 23
Technical Elective (Choose one of the following):3
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
and Introduction to Environmental Engineering Laboratory
Construction Engineering
Advanced Software Engineering
Database Design and Theory
Geospatial Problem Solving
and Geospatial Problem Solving Lab
IENG 400 level course
Fluid Mechanics
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Numerical Analysis 1
Applied Linear Algebra
Managing Construction Safety
Statistical Analysis System (SAS)
Electives *9
These elective courses will be shared between the B.S.I.E. and M.S.I.E.
See MS Elective Course list in M.S.I.E. Requirements
At least one course must be at the 500 level but more are encouraged
Total Hours80

Industrial Engineering MS Program Requirements 

IENG 796Graduate Seminar1
Plan of Study
Foundation Courses (Select three from the following):9
Additive Manufacturing Technology and Materials
Design of Industrial Experiments
Advanced Production Control
Quality and Reliability Engineering
Applied Linear Programming
Applied Integer/Heuristic Programs
Industrial Ergonomics
Advanced Engineering Economy
Human Factors System Design
MS Elective Courses (Select three from the following):9
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Computer Aided Process Planning
Robotics and Flexible Automation
Supply Chain Management
Quality and Reliability Engineering
Inventory Theory
Applied Stochastic Processes
Any additional Foundation Course not used to fulfill the Foundation Course requirement.
Any BIOM, BMEG, CE, CHE, CHEM, CPE, CS, EE, EMGT, IENG, IH&S, MAE, MATH, MINE, PNGE, PHYS, SAFM, SENG, or STAT courses 400-795 as approved by the student's AEC
Total Hours19

Suggested Plan of Study

It is important for students to take courses in the order specified as much as possible; all prerequisites and concurrent requirements must be observed.  A typical ABM B.S.I.E. & M.S.I.E degree program that completes degree requirements in five years is as follows.

First Year
MATH 155 (GEF 3)4MATH 1564
ENGR 1012ENGR 1023
ENGR 1911PHYS 111
CHEM 115
115L (GEF 2B)
4GEF 63
ENGL 101 (GEF 1)3GEF 73
GEF 53 
 17 17
Second Year
MATH 2514MATH 2614
MAE 2413IENG 2133
ENGL 102 (GEF 1)3IENG 3773
IENG 2001EE 2213
IENG 220
3EE 221L1
Required Science Elective4ECON 2013
 18 17
Third Year
IENG 3013ECON 2023
IENG 3053IENG 3022
IENG 3143IENG 302L1
IENG 3503IENG 3163
IENG 3603IENG 3313
 IENG 3433
 15 15
Fourth Year
IENG 4453IENG 4463
IENG 455*3IENG 4723
IENG 4713Elective Course*3
Technical Elective3Elective Course*3
Elective Course*3MAE Elective3
 15 15
Fifth Year
Foundation Course3Foundation Course3
Foundation Course3MS Elective Course 3
MS Elective Course3MS Elective Course 3
 IENG 7961
 9 10
Total credit hours: 148

Indicates that this course will be shared with the MS requirements