Undergraduate Curriculum

Our Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering curriculum emphasizes the fundamentals of analytics and management to support the modeling, design, and optimization of systems across a wide range of applications and domains. Students will learn the skills and tools necessary to succeed in a variety of industry, nonprofit and government settings.

Questions? Contact us.

Departmental advising services are available to all undergraduate students interested in or majoring in ISyE. Schedule an appointment to meet with an ISyE Department advisor today.

Transferring to ISyE

Transfer students bring rich backgrounds, perspectives, and academic strengths to the ISyE community. Our goal is to make it as smooth and simple as possible for students from other majors or universities to transfer into our program.

Opportunities Outside of the Classroom

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We offer an array of programs and services to help you thrive as a student and member of the ISyE community. Our program ensures that everyone has the tools they need to connect with industry and other students.

Get to Know Our Program

In this video, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies Lisa Miller provides an explanation of exactly what industrial and systems engineers do. She also offers a quick walkthrough of our program and the wide-ranging possibilities and career opportunities for graduates.


Students with a Bachelor's Degree in ISyE Become...

  • Industrial Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Operations Engineers

Interested in also Earning a Master's?

Students looking to accelerate their career now have the option to combine the undergraduate ISyE program with Master's-level coursework. In as little as five years, students can earn both a Bachelor's and Master of Science degree in ISyE without sacrificing any aspects of the undergraduate or graduate experience.

Join Our Program

Take the first step toward fulfilling your career aspirations by joining the Industrial and Systems Engineering undergraduate program.