Note: The following regulations is applicable for the students enrolled in the academic year 2022/2023. For other academic years, please refer to the one in the right sidebar.

Course Requirements

A minimum of 30 credit hours, including 6 credit hours for thesis, are required for graduation. Students may select 8 courses, 24-credit hours, from the list below. The student can select up to 3 graduate courses from other departments at YZU to count toward graduation course requirements (3 of the 8) with the IEM approval. Foreign students whose undergraduate major is not Industrial Engineering or Industrial Management related need to take “IE335 Production Planning and Control” as the extra credits.

Mandatory Elective – Chinese (1 academic year, 4 credits)

A minimum of 4 credit hours of Chinese language courses are required for graduation. The 4 credit hours can be waived by the TOCFL Level 1 or above certificate, or equivalent (including listening, reading, speaking, and writing.)

Thesis Proposal

The graduate students should obtain the consent of a faculty member as the thesis advisor no later than the first month of the second semester. The committee member for proposal should include the adviser and one faculty member in the IEM department.

Thesis Defense

The thesis final oral defense should be held no less than two months after the proposal.

Tentative Course offering

Course ID Course Name & Title Credits
IE503 Simulation 3
IE505 Stochastic Processes (I) 3
IE507 Mathematical Programming (I) 3
IE517 Inventory Systems and Control 3
IE533 Probabilistic Analysis 3
IE538 Experimental Design and Applications 3
IE555 Group Decision Making 3
IE561 Statistical Methods and Data Analysis 3
IE562 3D Visual Simulation and Virtual Reality 3
IE576 Global Logistics Management 3
IE579 Transportation Management 3
IE581 Service System Design 3
IE590 Machine Vision 3
IE599 Data Mining 3
IE602 The Operational Models of E-Enterprise 3
IE604 Enterprise Resources Planning 3
IE607 Heuristic Optimization 3
IE609 The Management of Enterprise Digitization 3
IE610 Mobile Commerce 3
IE614 Data Pattern Recognition and Classification 3
IE619 Design and Construction of Virtual Reality Systems 3
IE622 Managing for Business Excellence 3
IE622 Managing for Business Excellence 3
IE624 Usability Engineering 3
IE625 Big Data Analytics 3

Note: 1. Other courses taught in Chinese are available at your own discretion (list available on YZU website). You may discuss with the professor for possible lecturing in English which must be based on his/her final decision. 2. You are responsible to plan ahead base on courses’ availability at different semesters and their corresponding prerequisites. 3. Courses listed above are generally offered in the span of 2 years, and subject to change without further notice. 4. For those graduate students who shall complete Academic Research Ethics Education Course before the end of their first academic semester, they must follow the regulations of Yuan Ze University Academic Research Ethics Education Course Implementation Highlights. The latest deadline for them shall be their course completions and then their applications towards the degree’s oral exam.