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The mission of the University of Houston is to discover and disseminate knowledge through the education of a diverse population of traditional and nontraditional students, and through research, artistic and scholarly endeavors, as it becomes the nation’s premier public university in an urban setting. In this role, the University of Houston applies its expertise to the challenges facing the local, state, national and international communities, and it establishes and nurtures relationships with community organizations, government agencies, public schools and the private sector to enhance the educational, economic and cultural vitality of the city of Houston and the state of Texas.

The University of Houston Industrial Engineering (BSIE) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Industrial and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.


Educational Program Objectives

The UHIE Education Program Objectives are:

  1. Graduates meet or exceed the expectations of the industrial engineering profession with respect to professional knowledge, responsibilities, and advancement.
  2. Graduates attain advanced degrees in industrial engineering or related disciplines if they so choose.


Student Outcomes

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Student Enrollment

Program 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
B.S. in Industrial Engr, BSIE 121 105 118 120 133


Degrees Awarded

Program 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
B.S. in Industrial Engr, BSIE 35 37 34 24 37

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