Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering minor in Information Technology (BS IME-IT)

During the latter half of the 90’s, there has been a growing demand in the local industry and worldwide for professionals who are capable of integrating quality and productivity not only in the manufacturing environment but also in terms of providing business solutions using information technology that would enhance these productivity and quality goals.

Objectives of BS IME-IT

  • To train students on how to analyze, design and develop technology solutions that would optimize the business process and achieve higher productivity and quality.
  • To train students with technology tools in improving logical processes and designing new information systems.
  • To train students on how to configure and implement an application system. To train students to make use of quantitative methods to analyze and design processes.
  • To train students to become systems integrator of hardware, software, database, processes (both manual and logical) and system user.

Program Description

The program combines the training of Industrial Engineering, which emphasizes on designing and improving processes, with designing information systems that would enable business operations achieve high productivity and quality. It also seeks to provide business solutions through information technology that would help manage businesses efficiently and at the same time eliminate waste of time, money, materials, and energy.

Skills Required

Applicants must have a high interest and proficiency in mathematics, comfortable and interested in computer technology, and very interested in software programming and development.

Major Course Description

All major courses under the BS IME-IT program are the same courses taken up by the BS IE student except for the electives.

Minor Course Description for BSIME-IT

SYSINDE Project Management
3 units

This course develops a foundation of concepts and solutions that supports the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a DESIGNING an INFORMATION SYSTEM project. The topics are based on the Project Management Book of Knowledge.

Pre-requisite : PRCIEE (Hard), SYSINFO(Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIET1(Co), IEPRNET(Soft)

LBYIET1 Advance Computer Programming
2 units

This course is an introduction to the intellectual enterprise of computer science and the art of programming. This course teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. The topics covered will provide students with the technical capability and knowledge on how they might use computer programming to address Industrial Engineering related issues.

Pre-requisite : SYSINDE (Co)
Pre-requisite to : IEBSDAT(Soft)

IEBSDAT Structured Query Language Database
2 units

This is a course on developing and creating database applications. It builds on the student's skills on creating applications that enhance productivity. Students will be introduced to database design concepts and be challenged to test them out in applications that capitalize on them.

Pre-requisite : LBYIET1(Soft)
Pre-requisite to : APLIENT(Soft)

LBYIET2 Structured Query Language Database Laboratory
1 unit

This is the laboratory course to an introductory course to database applications. Laboratory cases will cover topics on database design and Visual Basic for Applications.

Pre-requisite : IEBSDAT (Co)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

IEPRNET Networking Principles
2 units

This PRINNET course covers the basic concepts of computer networking. It shall include the ISO-OSI reference model, networking addressing, local and wide area networking technologies. The students shall be able to experience how to configure a LAN and WAN topology.

Pre-requisite : SYSINDE (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

APLIENT Enterprise Applications
1 unit

This lecture-type course is an introductory course in Enterprise Application Systems that provides an overview in the concepts, processes and functions of Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay.

Pre-requisite : IEBSDAT (Soft)
Pre-requisite to : LBYIET3 (Co)

LBYIET3 Enterprise Applications Laboratory
1 unit

This laboratory-type course is an introductory course in Enterprise Application Systems that provides an overview in the concepts, processes and functions of Trade and Logistics, Inventory Management, Warehouse Management, and Manufacturing. This course prepares the student for a Certification in an Enterprise System.

Pre-requisite : APLIENT (Co)
Pre-requisite to : NONE

Career Options

Aside from being able to pursue a career as an Industrial Engineer, Operations Research Analyst, Inventory Control Analyst, Facilities Engineer, Ergonomics Auditor and Analyst, Methods Engineer, Production and Warehouse Manager, Production and Operations Manager, Quality Control Officer, Supply Chain Analyst, and Human Resource Officer, graduates of this program are expected to be IT Managers, ERP Consultants, IT Integrators, Systems Analysts, Business Solutions Developers, and Information Systems Officers.