The Systems and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arizona is dedicated to preparing students, advancing knowledge and providing service to improve the quality of life in our diverse and increasingly technological world. The departmental mission is to:
• Provide high quality education, and a basis for lifelong learning of the engineering and scientific knowledge required for analysis, design, improvement, and evaluation of integrated systems of people, computers, material, and equipment - as embodied in the disciplines of industrial engineering, operations research, systems engineering, and like fields.
• Lead in research in key areas within the discipline, with particular relevance to systems of strategic importance to the state and the nation such as manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, health-care, service, and environmental systems.
• Provide professional service and academic leadership in the disciplines of the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department, within the university, industries, governmental agencies, private and public organizations, and professional societies. The SIE department offers degrees at all levels: BS, MS and PhD. Degrees offered at the undergraduate level are as follows: