Course Catalog


The graduate curriculum leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in the academics. The program focuses on production and service systems, integrated manufacturing, supply chain management, product development process, modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, and operations research approaches to telecommunication and energy systems.


Course Category Min. ECTS Credits Min. SU Credits Min. Courses
Master Thesis - - 1
Required Courses - 9 9
Core Electives - 6 2
Area Electives - 6 2
Total 140 21 14

Master Thesis

  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     IE 590 Master Thesis 50 0 FENS

Required Courses

9 SU credits and 3 courses; (IE 501, IE 503 and ENS 505) are required. All non credit "Seminar" courses, "Scientific and Technical Communication" and "Academic Practices and Development" courses are required.
  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     ENS 505 Methods of Statistical Inference 10 3 FENS
     GR 501E Academic Practices and Development 7 0 FENS
     GR 502E Academic Practices and Development 2 7 0 FENS
     GR 503E Academic Practices and Development 3 7 0 FENS
     GR 555E Scientific and Technical Communication 7 0 FENS
     IE 501 Linear Programming and Extensions 10 3 FENS
     IE 503 Stochastic Processes 10 3 FENS
     IE 551 Graduate Seminar I 1 0 FENS
     IE 552 Graduate Seminar II 1 0 FENS

Core Electives

Minimum 6 SU credits from the pool below are required (max. 2 courses from Special Topics courses can be taken).

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Area Electives

Minimum 6 SU credits from FENS graduate courses. (By advisor's approval, at most 6 SU credits can be taken from FASS or FMAN graduate courses.)

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**Courses in more than one areas are listed in the area according to order of appearence in Summary of Degree Requirements list. That is, if a course is both area elective and core elective,then it is listed in core elective courses list.

***Undergraduate courses are not listed in graduate area requirements even if they are among them.

****Since graduation requirements may change dependent to the enrollment year to the University, we advise our students who enrolled at SU in previous years and still continue their education, to track their graduation requirements completion via Information System - Degree Evaluation.