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Purdue Polytechnic South Bend | Industrial Engineering Technology Electives

Industrial Engineering Technology Selectives

Humanities Foundation Selective

See approved Humanities list at:

Students attending the South Bend location can take the following courses

  • FINA-F 100 Fundamentals-Studio Drawing
  • HIST-H 105 American History I
  • HIST-H 113 History of Western Civilization I
  • HIST-H 114 History of Western Civilization II
  • MUS-M 174 Music for the Listener
  • PHIL-P 110 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL-P 140 Introduction to Ethics

Written Communication Selective
  • ENGL 10600 First Year Composition
  • ENGL 10800 Accelerated First Year Composition
  • ENG-W 131 Reading, Writing, and Inquiry (IU South Bend)

Mathematics/Statistics Selective
  • MA 16010 Applied Calculus
  • MA 16100 Plane Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • MA 16200 Plane Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
  • MA 16500 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • MA 16600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
  • STAT 22500 Intro Probability Models
  • STAT 30100 Elementary Statistics Methods
  • MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques (IU South Bend)

TLI Selectives
  • Any TLI course not already required

Science Selective

Students attending the South Bend location can take the following courses

  • BIOL-L 100 Humans and the Biological World
  • CHEM-C 101  Elementary Chemistry 1; AND CHEM-C 121 Elementary Chemistry Laboratory 1
  • PHYS-P 202 General Physics 2  OR  PHYS-P 222 Physics 2

Technical Electives
  • Any non-required Purdue Polytechnic course not already required on the plan of study

History of Science and Technology Selective
  • HIST 33300 Science and Technology in Western Civilization I
  • HIST 33400 Science and Technology in Western Civilization II
  • HIST 35000 Science and Technology in the Twentieth Century World
  • HIST 38001 History of United States Agriculture
  • HIST 38400 History of Aviation
  • HIST 38700 History of the Space Age
  • HIST 49400 Science and Technology in American Civilization
  • TLI 29900 Technology and Culture through History
  • HIST-H 106 American History II (IU South Bend)

Globalization Experience (0 cr.)

Choose one of the four options below and then submit the required Globalization Reflection paper about your choice.

  1. Complete a Purdue Approved Study Abroad experience
  2. Complete an International Internship or Co-op
  3. Complete three of the four PUPIL Badges listed below (

a. Intercultural Openness
b. Cultural Self-Awareness
c. Cultural Worldview
d. Intercultural Empathy

  1. Complete six credits from the following:
  • AGEC 25000 Economics Geography of World Food
  • AGEC 34000 International Economic Development (pre-req AGEC 217/ECON 210)
  • ANTH 34000 Global Perspectives on Health
  • COM 30300 Intercultural Communication
  • COM 22400 Communicating in a Global Workplace
  • EPICS – Global Design Teams
  • HIST 33400 Sci and Tech in West Civilization II
  • OLS 45600 Leadership in a Global Environment
  • POL 13000 Intro to International Relations
  • POL 23100 Intro to US Foreign Policy
  • POL 23500 Rich and Poor Nations
  • POL 23700 Modern Weapons and International Relations
  • POL 32700 Green Global Politics
  • POL 34500 West European Democracies in the Post-Industrial Era
  • SOC 33800 Global Social Movements
  • SOC 33900 Introduction to Sociology of Developing Nations
  • TECH 33000 Technology and the Global Society
  • TLI 35600 Global Technology Leadership
  • Any foreign language 200 or higher (201, 202, 301, 302, 401, 402)

Internship Experience (0 cr.)

Students will complete the IET Internship Experience Badge, please see your academic advisor for further details.

Advanced Communication Selective
  • COM 31400 Advanced Presentational Speaking
  • COM 31500 Speech Communication of Technical Information
  • COM 31800 Principles of Persuasion
  • COM 32000 Small Group Communication (cannot take COM 32000 and SPCH-S 229 (IU South Bend))
  • COM 32400 Intro to Organizational Communication
  • COM 32500 Interviewing Principles and Practice
  • COM 41500 Discussion of Technical Problems
  • ENGL 30400 Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 30600 Intro to Professional Writing
  • ENGL 42000 Business Writing
  • ENGL 42100 Technical Writing

Students attending the South Bend location can take the following courses

  • SPCH-S 223 Business and Professional Communication (IU South Bend)
  • SPCH-S 229 Discussion and Group Methods (IU South Bend) (cannot take SPCH-S 229 and COM 32000)
  • SPCH-S 380 Nonverbal Communication (IU South Bend)
  • SPCH-S 427 Cross Cultural Communication (IU South Bend)
  • SPCH-S 450 Gender and Communication (IU South Bend)

Free Electives
  • Any non-remedial course offered or credit at the University not already required/being used on the plan of study

Academic Bulletins

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2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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