Industrial Engineering, BSIE/ Energy Systems, MS

Note: This curriculum reflects only course work to be taken as an undergraduate student. For additional course work to be taken as a graduate student, see the graduate program in the Northeastern University Graduate Catalog

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Major GPA Requirement

2.000 minimum GPA required in IE and MEIE courses

Mathematics/Science Requirement

Complete 39 semester hours in mathematics and science as indicated below.

Required Mathematics/Science
CHEM 1151
and CHEM 1153
General Chemistry for Engineers
and Recitation for CHEM 1151
4
MATH 1341Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 1342Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2321Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2341Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering4
PHYS 1151
and PHYS 1152
and PHYS 1153
Physics for Engineering 1
and Lab for PHYS 1151
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1151
5
PHYS 1155
and PHYS 1156
and PHYS 1157
Physics for Engineering 2
and Lab for PHYS 1155
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1155
5
Supplemental Credit
3 semester hours from the following course count toward the mathematics/science requirement:3
Engineering Probability and Statistics
1 semester hour from the following course counts toward the mathematics/science requirement:1
Engineering Economy
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the mathematics/science requirement:2
Operations Research
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the mathematics/science requirement:2
Stochastic Modeling
1 semester hour from the following course counts toward the mathematics/science requirement:1
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Engineering

Complete 57 semester hours in engineering as indicated below.

Required Engineering
IE 2310
and IE 2311
Introduction to Industrial Engineering
and Recitation for IE 2310
4
IE 3425
and IE 3426
Engineering Database Systems
and Recitation for IE 3425
4
IE 4510Simulation Modeling and Analysis4
IE 4516Quality Assurance4
IE 4522
and IE 4523
Human Machine Systems
and Lab for IE 4522
5
IE 4525Logistics and Supply Chain Management4
IE 4530
and IE 4531
Manufacturing Systems and Techniques
and Lab for IE 4530
5
MEIE 4701Capstone Design 11
MEIE 4702Capstone Design 25
Engineering Electives
Complete 8 semester hours of technical electives in the following subject areas:8
CHME, CIVE, EECE, EMGT, IE, ME, and MEIE.
Supplemental Credit
1 semester hour from the following course counts toward the engineering requirement:1
Engineering Probability and Statistics
3 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:3
Engineering Economy
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:2
Operations Research
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:2
Stochastic Modeling
3 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:3
Cornerstone of Engineering 1
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:2
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Professional Development

GE 1000Introduction to the Study of Engineering1
MEIE 2000Introduction to Engineering Co-op Education1
MEIE 3000Professional Issues in Engineering1
Additional Required Courses
The remaining credit from each of the following courses will apply to the professional development area:2
Cornerstone of Engineering 1
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Graduate Courses taken toward the PlusOne program

Minimum 3.000 GPA required in graduate courses

Required Courses
ENSY 5000Fundamentals of Energy System Integration4
ACCT 6200Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 13
ACCT 6201Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 21.5
FINA 6200Value Creation through Financial Decision Making3
EMGT 6225Economic Decision Making4
ME 6200Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 14
The remaining 16 credits can be taken from the list below:
Graduate Electives
Approved electives for the MS in Energy Systems:16
Environmental Systems
Materials Chemistry of Renewable Energy
Fundamental Science of Photovoltaics
Heterogeneous Catalysis
Biochemical Engineering
Environmental Protection and Management
Electric Drives
Power Systems Analysis 1
Power Electronics
Electrical Machines
Special Topics in Power Systems
Special Topics
Engineering Project Management
ENSY 5XXX
Special Topics in Energy Systems
Independent Study
Cities, Sustainability, and Climate Change
Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use
Gas Turbine Combustion
General Thermodynamics
Combustion and Air Pollution
Fundamentals of Combustion
Solar Thermal Engineering
Deterministic Operations Research
Climate Change and Urbanization in Developing Countries

Additional NUpath Courses

Writing
A grade of C or higher is required:
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
ENGW 3302Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions4
or ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
NUpath Requirements through General Electives
NUpath requirements Interpreting Culture (IC), Societies and Institutions (SI) and Differences and Diversity (DD) are not explicitly satisfied by required engineering courses. Students are responsible for satisfying these requirements with General Electives.

Required General Elective

Complete three academic, nonremedial, nonrepetitive courses, each equivalent to 4 semester hours12

Course Work That Does Not Count Toward the Engineering Degree

Students in engineering are allowed to count a maximum of two pass/fail courses toward their degree program. Only general electives outside the College of Engineering may be taken on a pass/fail grading basis. A maximum of one pass/fail course is allowed per semester.

Program Requirements

156.5 total semester hours required for the BS/MS degree

Minimum 3.000 GPA required in graduate courses

Five Years, Two Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 1341 (FQ)4MATH 1342 (FQ)4VacationVacation
CHEM 11514PHYS 1151 (ND)3  
CHEM 11530PHYS 1152 (AD)1  
GE 10001PHYS 11531  
GE 15014GE 1502 (ER)4  
ENGW 1111 (WF)4General Elective4  
 17 17 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 2321 (FQ)4MATH 23414VacationCo-op
PHYS 1155 (ND)3IE 3412 (AD)4  
PHYS 1156 (AD)1IE 45124  
PHYS 11571General Elective4  
IE 2310 (WI)4MEIE 20001  
IE 23110   
IE 34254   
IE 34260   
 17 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-opIE 45104IE 45304Co-op
 IE 45154IE 45311 
 IE 45164  
 Technical elective 4  
 0 16 5 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-opACCT 62003EMGT 62254ENGW 3302 (WD)4
 IE 45204Graduate elective4Graduate elective4
 IE 45254MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE)1 
 MEIE 30001  
 ME 62004  
 0 16 9 8
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Undergraduate Technical elective 4MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE)5  
General Elective4Graduate elective4  
ENSY 50004Graduate elective4  
ACCT 62011.5IE 45224  
FINA 62003IE 45231  
 16.5 18  
Total Hours: 156.5

Five Years, Two Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 1341 (FQ)4MATH 1342 (FQ)4VacationVacation
CHEM 11514PHYS 1151 (ND)3  
CHEM 11530PHYS 1152 (AD)1  
GE 10001PHYS 11531  
GE 15014GE 1502 (ER)4  
ENGW 1111 (WF)4General Elective4  
 17 17 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 2321 (FQ)4Co-opCo-opVacation
PHYS 1155 (ND)3   
PHYS 1156 (AD)1   
PHYS 11571   
IE 2310 (WI)4   
IE 23110   
IE 34254   
MEIE 20001   
IE 34260   
 18 0 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 23414Co-opCo-opIE 45304
IE 3412 (AD)4  IE 45311
IE 45124  ENGW 3302 (WD)4
Technical elective 4   
 16 0 0 9
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IE 45104ACCT 62003EMGT 62254Graduate elective4
IE 45154ME 62004Graduate elective4General Elective4
IE 45164Technical elective 24  
MEIE 30001General elective4  
ENSY 50004   
 17 15 8 8
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE)1MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE)5  
IE 45204Graduate elective4  
IE 45254Graduate elective4  
ACCT 62011.5IE 45224  
FINA 62003IE 45231  
 13.5 18  
Total Hours: 156.5