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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
Books/Supplies $618
Total $3,923


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 141 College Chemistry I w/Lab **,+ 4
M 171 Calculus I **,+ 4
CSCI 111 Programming with Java I 3
COMX 111 Intro to Public Speaking + 3
University Core -- Select one of the following: + 3
Art (IA and RA) Options
MUSI 101 Enjoyment of Music 3
MUSI 103 Fundamntls of Musical Creation 3
MUSI 203 American Popular Music 3
MUSI 207 World Music (equiv to 307) 3
PHOT 154 Exploring Digital Photography 4
ARTZ 105 Visual Language-Drawing 3
Humanities (IH and RH) Options
HSTA 101 American History I 3
HSTA 102 American History II 3
LIT 110 Intro to Lit 3
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHL 110 Introduction to Ethics 3
Social Science (IS and SN) Options
PSCI 210 Intro to American Government 3
PSYX 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Diversity (D) Options
EDU 211 Multicultural Education 3
NASX 232 MT Ind Cltrs/Hstry/Iss (=332) 3
SPNS 102 Elementary Spanish II * 4

First Year
M 172 Calculus II *,+ 4
PHSX 220 Physics 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 101 College Writing I **,+ 3
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 101::Intro to Industrial Engineering 1
EMEC 103::CAE I: Engr Graphics Communication 2
EMAT 251::Materials, Structures, and Properties 3
EGEN 201::Engineering Mechanics - Statics 3
M 273Q::Multivariable Calculus 4
University Core (Art, Humanities, Social Science, or Diversity) 3
Subtotal 16

Year 2 - Spring Semester
EIND 142::Intro to Systems Engineering 2
EGEN 205::Mechanics of Materials 3
ETME 215::Manufacturing Processes 3
M 221::Linear Algebra 3
PHSX 222::Physics II 4
Subtotal 15


Year 3 - Fall Semester
EIND 300::Engineering Management & Ethics 3
EIND 354::Engineering Probability & Statistics I 3
EIND 364::Principles of Operations Research I 3
EIND 371::Intro to Computer Integrated Manuf 3
Engineering Core Elective *3-4
Subtotal 15-16

Year 3 - Spring Semester
EIND 313::Work Design & Analysis 3
EGEN 310::Introduction to Engineering Design 3
EGEN 325::Engineering Economic Analysis 3
EIND 464::Principles of Operations Research II 3
EIND 458::Production and Engineering Management 3

Select one of the following: 3
EING 455::DOE for Engineers
EIND 457::Regression & Multivariate Analysis for Engineers
Subtotal 18


Year 4 - Fall Semester
EIND 413::Ergonomics & Human Factors Engineering 3
EIND 422::Intro to Simulation 3
EIND 434::Project & Engineering Management 3
EIND 442::Facility/Material Handling Systems Design 3
Industrial Engineering Cognate Electives *3
Subtotal 15

Year 4 - Spring Semester
EIND 410::Interaction Design 2
EIND 499R::Capstone: Industrial Engineering Design 3
EIND 477::Quality Assurance 3
EGEN 488::FE Exam 0
Industrial Engineering Cognate Electives *6-7
Subtotal 14-15


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.