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Industrial and Management Systems Engineering 1+3 Agreement with MSU Bozeman

The 1+3 Agreement with articulated coursework in Engineering and General Education is designed for students interested in a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at Montana State University.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Estimated costs are for the Great Falls College portion of this curriculum. Please contact the partnering school for information on the estimated cost of classes there.

Tuition and Fees$3,190
Application Fee$30
Lab Fees$85

Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.

Year 1: Courses taken at GFC MSU

Many students need preliminary math, science, and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedule.

First Year
CHMY 141College Chemistry I w/Lab **,+4
M 171Calculus I **,+4
CSCI 111Programming with Java I 3
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking +3
University Core -- Select one of the following: +3
Art (IA and RA) Options  
MUSI 101Enjoyment of Music 3
MUSI 103Fundamntls of Musical Creation 3
MUSI 203American Popular Music 3
MUSI 207World Music (equiv to 307) 3
PHOT 154Exploring Digital Photography 4
ARTZ 105Visual Language-Drawing 3
Humanities (IH and RH) Options  
HSTA 101American History I 3
HSTA 102American History II 3
LIT 110Intro to Lit 3
PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHL 110Introduction to Ethics 3
Social Science (IS and SN) Options  
PSCI 210Intro to American Government 3
PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology 3
Diversity (D) Options  
EDU 211Multicultural Education 3
NASX 232MT Ind Cltrs/Hstry/Iss (=332) 3
SPNS 102Elementary Spanish II *4
Term Credits17
M 172Calculus II *,+4
PHSX 220Physics I w/Lab *,+4
University Core not previously taken -- Art (IA and RA), Humanities (IH and RH), Social Science (IS and SN), or Diversity (D) Options listed above 6
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
Term Credits17
Total Credits34

Indicates prerequisite needed


Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment


A grade of C- or above is required for graduation

Years 2-4: Outline for Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Systems Engineering Degree at Montana State University

The following courses would be taken at MSU in Bozeman after transferring with Year 1 coursework from Great Falls College. These courses are all required for degree completion; the course sequencing indicated below is a general guide on when they can be taken.

Year 2 - Fall Semester
EIND 101Intro to Industrial Engineering1
EMEC 103CAE I: Engr Graphics Communication2
EMAT 251Materials, Structures, and Properties3
EGEN 201Engineering Mechanics - Statics3
M 273QMultivariable Calculus4
University Core (Art, Humanities, Social Science, or Diversity)3
Year 2 - Spring Semester
EIND 142Intro to Systems Engineering2
EGEN 205Mechanics of Materials3
ETME 215Manufacturing Processes3
M 221Linear Algebra3
PHSX 222Physics II4
Year 3 - Fall Semester
EIND 300Engineering Management & Ethics3
EIND 354Engineering Probability & Statistics I3
EIND 364Principles of Operations Research I3
EIND 371Intro to Computer Integrated Manuf3
Engineering Core Elective *3-4
Year 3 - Spring Semester
EIND 313Work Design & Analysis3
EGEN 310Introduction to Engineering Design3
EGEN 325Engineering Economic Analysis3
EIND 464Principles of Operations Research II3
EIND 458Production and Engineering Management3
Select one of the following:3
EING 455DOE for Engineers
EIND 457Regression & Multivariate Analysis for Engineers
Year 4 - Fall Semester
EIND 413Ergonomics & Human Factors Engineering3
EIND 422Intro to Simulation3
EIND 434Project & Engineering Management3
EIND 442Facility/Material Handling Systems Design3
Industrial Engineering Cognate Electives *3
Year 4 - Spring Semester
EIND 410Interaction Design2
EIND 499RCapstone: Industrial Engineering Design3
EIND 477Quality Assurance3
EGEN 488FE Exam0
Industrial Engineering Cognate Electives *6-7

Students who select a 4-credit engineering core elective need a minimum of 9 credits of cognate electives, but students who select a 3-credit engineering core elective need a minimum of 10 credits of cognate electives to meet the 128-credit requirement below.

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of those credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.