SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies Curriculum (IBE)
Module 1: Accounting and Finance (19 credits)
Students selecting this module will be well-prepared to function as plant or manufacturing accountants. Given the engineering and production courses, they will be able to contribute to the organization through a solid understanding of the manufacturing or service process and the cost allocation system used in a product or service environment.
Module 2: QUALITY CONTROL & SIX SIGMA (15credits)
Students with a focus area in Quality Control and Six Sigma will have a solid command of the tools and techniques of statistical analysis used in the assessment of quality and implementation of a quality program or Six Sigma initiative. They will be prepared to work in a manufacturing or service environment in the quality control function.
Module 3: OPERATIONS & SUPPLY CHAIN (15 credits)
Students selecting this module will be prepared to be production planners, transportation specialists, and purchasing agents. Graduates will be well prepared to be in these positions in technical firms.
Module 4: TECHNICAL SALES (15 credits)
Students selecting this module will be prepared to be Business-to-business, industrial sales representatives, or technical sales personnel.
Module 5: PRODUCT DESIGN & MANUFACTURE (16 credits)
Students who select this module will be well-prepared to participate in the product design function.
Two minors were developed specifically as a part of the Business & Engineering Initiative: the Operations & Supply Chain Management Minor and the Technical Sales Minor.