I E 100S
Discover Industrial Engineering: First-Year Seminar (1) Informational First-year on Industrial Engineering as a career choice and profession; lab exercises; guest speakers; real world problems.
I E 100S Discover Industrial Engineering: First-Year Seminar (1)
The objective of this first-year seminar course is to provide information on industrial engineering as a career choice and as a profession. It is a fact that most first-year students have never heard of Industrial Engineering (I E), or the many varied opportunities that exist within the I E major. This course explores the many aspects of the major and also offers the opportunity to interact with I E faculty and students, something that is an uncommon occurrence during the first year of engineering study.
Class time is used for a variety of activities including: interactive class sessions where students work in teams to analyze and solve applied "real-world" problems in industrial and manufacturing engineering; I E faculty guest speakers addressing career opportunities in a particular area within I E; Lab experiences or demonstrations; Alumni guest speakers or panels; Plant tours (1 per semester); I E student panels on topics such as Co-op.
The class atmosphere is relaxed and there are no examinations. Homework assignments are given throughout the semester on relevant topics.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.