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Curriculum Updates

07-Aug-2014

Updates for Fall 2014

08-Aug-2013

  1. Instead of the technical electives, there is a requirement for general and technical electives. For the latter, students must choose one of the following options:

a. Complete 9 hours of technical electives. b. Complete 6 hours of technical electives and 3 hours of general electives.

Definitions: Technical electives are 3000-level or above courses with significant scientific and/or technical content. For example, see the pre-approved list of technical electives at http://www.ise.ufl.edu/current-students/undergraduate-students/technical-electives/ .

General electives are 3000-level or above courses required for a minor degree program or in areas complementary to industrial and systems engineering. For example, see the pre-approved list of general electives at http://www.ise.ufl.edu/current-students/undergraduate-students/technical-electives/.

c. Students can petition to take courses not on the pre-approved lists.

d. Students who choose Option (a) (9 hours of technical electives) can petition to use the old list of pre-approved technical electives.

e. Students who choose Option (b) (6 hours of technical electives and 3 hours of general electives) must use the new list of pre-approved courses.

2 .The course EIN 3101C: Introduction to ISE has been cancelled. At the first faculty meeting in the fall semester, the faculty will consider permanently removing EIN3101C from our undergraduate curriculum. If this measure passes, then we will inform you of a replacement for EIN3101C. In the near term, students, who cannot fulfill the EIN3101C (2 credits) requirement due to its cancellation, can replace the course with 2 credits of technical electives for now. For these students, they can do one of the following:

a. Complete 11 (9 of original requirement + 2 as EIN3101C replacement) credits of technical electives

b. Complete 8 (6 of original requirement + 2 as EIN3101C replacement) credits of technical electives and 3 credits of general electives.

3. We will announce the replacement for EIN3101C later in the fall semester. (Most likely, the replacement will be one of courses suitable as a technical elective.) After the announcement, students, who enrolled prior to Fall 2013, can petition to replace EIN3101C with other technical electives.

4. The course EIN 4321: Introduction to Energy Management has also been cancelled. To satisfying the thermodynamics requirement in our curriculum, you can take EML 3100: Thermodynamics or EML3007 (Elements of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer) instead. While we do not anticipate that the cancellation of EIN4321 will be permanent, it is unlikely that it will be offered before Fall 2014. So, plan your class schedules during the next academic year accordingly.

5. The 3-time rule (see below) will be effective beginning this fall semester. Students who have already violated this rule will be given one attempt to pass (with a C grade or better) any classes that they have failed to complete in three attempts.

3-Time Rule: Students will be dis-enrolled from the ISE department if they fail to successfully complete a required course in ISE with C or better in three attempts. “Grades of H, I, N, U, W and WF are considered attempts. A registration canceled for non-payment is also considered an attempt.”

08-Jan-2013

EIN 4360C: Facilities Planning and Work Design

The following courses will be terminated:

  • EIN 4365: Facility Planning and Material Handling (3 Credits)
  • EIN 3314C: Work Design and Human Factors (3 Credits)

They will be replaced with a new course:

  • EIN 4360C: Facility Planning and Work Design (4 Credits)
    • Pre-requisites: A grade of C or better in the following courses:
      • EIN3101C Introduction to Industrial & Systems Engineering
      • ENC3250 Professional Communication or ENC3254 Professional Communication for Engineering
      • EML2023 Computer Aided Graphics and Design or equivalent
      • STA4321 Introduction to Probability
    • Co-requisites:
      • STA4322 Introduction to Statistics
      • EIN4354 Engineering Economy

ESI 4312: Operations Research 1

The course will increase from 3 credits to 4

  • Pre-requisites:
    • C++ computer programming & matrix and numerical methods
    • A grade of C or better in: ESI4327C: Matrix and Num. Methods
  • Topics:
    • Optimization Modeling (NEW)
    • Nonlinear Programming (NEW)
    • Linear Programming
    • Integer Programming
    • Network Programming

ESI 4313: Operations Research 2

The course will increase from 3 credits to 4

  • Pre-requisites:
    • ESI4312: OR1 and STA4321: Intro to Probability
    • A grade of C or better in the following courses:
      • STA4321: Intro to Probability
      • ESI4327C: Matrix and Numerical Methods
  • Topics:
    • Review of Probability
    • Poisson Process (NEW)
    • Markov Chains
    • Dynamic Programming (deterministic & probabilistic)
    • Queuing Theory
    • Brownian Motion (NEW)

EIN 4944: Practical Work Experience

  • Change to S/U
  • Must submit evaluations (student and employer) the semester immediately following the completion of each internship.
    • Older internships will not be accepted for credit
  • Internships must involve at least 480 hours of work
    • 12 weeks (at 40 hours per week)
    • 3 months (at 4 weeks per month)

Adjustments for Current Students

EIN3314C     EIN4365     ESI4312     ESI4313     Adjustments   
Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    No action necessary   
Yes    Yes    Yes    No    Have 1 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    Yes    No    Yes    Have 1 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    Yes    No    No    Have 2 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    No    Yes    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Have 1 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    No    Yes    No    Take EIN 4360C & Have 2 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    No    No    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Have 2 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
Yes    No    No    No    Take EIN 4360C & Have 3 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
No    Yes    Yes    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Have 1 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
No    Yes    Yes    No    Take EIN 4360C & Have 2 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
No    Yes    No    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Have 2 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
No    Yes    No    No    Take EIN 4360C & Have 3 cr. toward Tech Elec. Requirement   
No    No    Yes    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Increase Tech. Elec. Requirement from 9 to 11 cr.   
No    No    Yes    No    Take EIN 4360C & Increase Tech. Elec. Requirement from 9 to 10 cr.   
No    No    No    Yes    Take EIN 4360C & Increase Tech. Elec. Requirement from 9 to 10 cr.   
No    No    No    No    No action necessary   

EIN 4335: Senior Design

  • New Pre-requisites
    • 5EG Classification
    • A grade of C or better in the following courses:
      • ESI4312: Operations Research 1
      • ESI4313: Operations Research 2
      • ESI 4523: Industrial Systems Simulation
      • STA4322: Introduction to Statistics
      • ESI4356: Decision Support System
      • EIN4354: Engineering Economy

New Substitutions for 4+1 Program

Graduate Course    Undergraduate Course   
ESI6314: Deterministic Methods of Operations Research    ESI4313: Operations Research 2   
ESI6321: Applied Probability Methods in Engineering    ESI4221C: Industrial Quality Control   
ESI6355: Decision Support Systems for ISE    ESI4356: Decision Support Systems for ISE   
ESI6529: Digital Simulation Techniques    ESI4523: Industrial Systems Simulation   
EIN6905: Web Based Decision Support Systems for ISE    ESI4357: Web Based Decision Support Systems for ISE   
EIN6392: Manufacturing Management    EIN4401: Lean Production Systems   

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