To produce top caliber industrial and systems engineers through comprehensive, proactive and evolving educational programs, to conduct and disseminate leading edge research and scholarship, and to provide service to engineers, companies, government agencies, and professional societies associated with industrial and systems engineering.
The objectives of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are founded in Mississippi State University’s Educational Philosophy and in the industrial engineering profession. They were developed to satisfy the needs of the department’s constituents: students, employers, alumni, faculty, and the industrial engineering profession.
The Industrial Engineering program aims to graduate students having a broad education, with emphasis in industrial and systems engineering fundamentals and practices, which enables them to function effectively in systems involving people, materials, information, energy, and money.
The educational objectives of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Industrial Engineering are:
Because of the importance of systems design in the many facets of industrial and systems engineering, instruction of the principles and methods of design is integrated throughout the curriculum of industrial engineering, and culminates in a major design experience in the student’s senior year.
The educational program outcomes for the Bachelor of Science degree program in Industrial Engineering are shared below: