Rock Valley College and NIU CEET Transfer Guidelines 
B.S. Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Emphasis 1. Health Systems 


The 2+2 Plan for Community College Students

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering welcomes transfer students from Illinois community colleges, Students should always work closely with their community college advisor. Please contact Rock Valley College at (815)654-4250or NIU’s Transfer Center  for more help in planning your academic career.

Courses at Rock Valley College

Courses at

courses at NIU

CHM 120

General Chemistry

CHEM 210+212

CIS 276

Intro to C/C++ Programming

CSCI 240

EGR  206


MEE 210

EGR 207



EGR 221

Elementary mechanics of Deformable Bodies 

MEE 212 Not required 

EGR 111

Principles of Economics Micro 

ECON 260 

EGR 231 Engineering Circuit Analysis ELE 210 + 210U

ENG 101

Composition I

ENGL 103

ENG 103

Composition II

ENGL 104

MTH 135

Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I

MATH 229

MTH 235

Calculus w/Analytic Geometry II

MATH 230

MTH 236

Calculus w/Analytic Geometry III

MATH 232

MTH 240

Differential Equations

MATH 336

PHY 215

Mechanics, Wave Motion and Thermodynamics

PHYS 253

PHY 225

Electricity, Magnetic and Thermodynamics

PHYS 273

SPH 131

Fundamentals of Speech

COMS 100

EGR 101


UEET 101

Courses in Humanities/Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Science as required

[1]. Only A.A. and A.S. degrees satisfy NIU's general education requirements.












Social Science/Humanities Electives

It is recommended that two or three courses in Humanities/Social Sciences be taken at COD and the rest at NIU. NIU's College of Engineering and Engineering Technology no longer requires sequences in Social Sciences and Humanities. Therefore, students only need to satisfy NIU's general education requirements.

When choosing general education/core competency courses please consult with your COD advisor, verify general education requirements in the NIU Undergraduate Catalog, and check the Community College Articulation Tables for transferability.

Courses at NIU

Remaining classes to be taken at NIU's College of Engineering and Engineering Technology to earn a major in Industrial and Systems Engineering -Emphasis 1. Health Systems Engineering.

ISYE 220

Engineering Economy

ISYE 250

Introduction to Lean Systems Engineering

ISYE 310

Work Measurement & Work Design

ISYE 334

Probability for Engineering

ISYE 335

Statistics for Engineering

ISYE 350

Principles of Manufacturing Processes

ISYE 370

Operations Research: Deterministic Models

ISYE 371

Operations Research: Probabilistic Models

ISYE 410

Human Factors Engineering

ISYE 430

Quality Control

ISYE 440

Production Planning & Control

ISYE 450

Lean Manufacturing Systems

ISYE 460

Facilities Planning & Design

ISYE 480

Simulation Modeling & Analysis

ISYE 494

Health Systems Design Project

MEE 270

Engineering Graphics

PSYC 102

Introduction to Psychology

PHHE 295

Ecology of Health

 Technical courses (15) select four courses from the following

PHHE 435, PHHE 441, PHHE451, PHHE 453, PHHE461, PHHE467, PHHE469.

Select one course from the following

ISYE 472, ISYE 475, ISYE 482, OMIS 351

For More Information

For more information on the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering write or call:

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854

Visit our Home Page. This site provides information on course descriptions, course syllabi, lab tours, faculty profiles, student organizations, suggested 4-year degree plan, other useful links, etc.

For undergraduate application materials contact:

Office of Admissions
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2857
(800)892-3050 (toll-free in Illinois)
or (815)753-0446

For more information on transfer programs at NIU contact:

Call (815) 753-0446 or (800) 892-3050 (toll free) and ask to speak with a Transfer Counselor.

For more information on transfer programs at Rock Valley College contact:

Rock Valley College
3301 N Mulford Road
Rockford IL 61114-5699

Disclaimer: Although NIU attempts to accommodate the course requests of all students, some course offerings may be limited by financial, space, and staffing considerations, or may otherwise be unavailable. Nothing in this brochure may be construed to promise or guarantee registration in any course or course of study (whether required or elective), nor may anything be construed to promise or guarantee the completion of an academic program within a specific length of time. All degree requirements are subject to the provisions and notices in the NIU Undergraduate Catalog. Information in this brochure is valid through August 2012.