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IEOR+Business

A great idea won’t go anywhere without a well-tuned, nimble operation to move it forward. If you want to help organizations figure out how to do things better, you may want to explore the Industrial Engineering & Operations Research + Business track.

Your IEOR coursework prepares you to design and manage even the most complex systems — systems that transport goods, deliver healthcare or drive Internet commerce. In your Business coursework, you gain insights into the fundamentals of pricing, selling and marketing these systems, along with essential leadership skills.

Running through the combined coursework is an emphasis on cultivating your entrepreneurial mindset — one that takes hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind, within any enterprise. You’ll take these integrated insights with you to internships with global companies and consulting firms.

A sample curriculum plan for the IEOR + Business program is shown below. Your own course of study will depend on your pre-college preparation, including AP course credits, and other individual circumstances. For full information on the IEOR + Business degree program and requirements, visit the Berkeley Academic Guide.

“I am constantly learning new things, and most importantly, applying what I learn to real-world problems. I’ve had the privilege of building close relationships with faculty and working alongside some of the brightest students across the country.”
Elisa Ramirez, B.S.'17 IEOR

“I’ve been taught by some of the world’s most well-respected business leaders in industries such as real estate, accounting and finance. I am surrounded by unique, talented students who share my passion for business.”
Stacey Patten, B.S.'15 Business

IEOR + Business

Key: Engineering Business M.E.T.

Freshman year

FALL

Math 1A Calculus

Chem 1A/1AL General Chemistry and General Chemistry Lab

Des Inv 15 Design Methodology

Econ 1 Introduction to Economics

Reading & Composition

M.E.T. Special Topics

SPRING

Math 1B Calculus

Engin 7 Introduction to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers

UGBA 10 Principles of Business

Breadth Course

Reading & Composition

Sophomore year

FALL

Math 53 Multivariable Calculus

Physics 7A Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Engineering Breadth

Engin 120 or IndEng 120 Principles of Engineering Economics

Breadth Course

SPRING

Math 54 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

Physics 7B Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Engineering Breadth

Stat 134 Concepts of Probability or Stat 140 Probability for Data Science or IndEng 172 Probability and Risk Analysis for Engineers

Programming Course

Junior year

FALL

IndEng 160 Nonlinear and Discrete Optimization

IndEng 162 Linear Programming and Network Flow

IndEng 171 Technology Firm Leadership

IndEng Elective

UGBA 100 Business Communication

UGBA 101A Microeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions

UGBA 106 Marketing

SPRING

IndEng 173 Introduction to Stochastic Processes

IndEng 165 Engineering Statistics, Quality Control and Forecasting

IndEng Elective

UGBA 107 The Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business

UGBA 101B Macroeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions

UGBA 102A Introduction to Financial Accounting

Senior year

FALL

IndEng Elective

IndEng Elective

IndEng Elective

UGBA 103 Introduction to Finance

UGBA 104 Analytic Decision Modeling Using Spreadsheets

M.E.T. Special Topics

SPRING

IndEng Elective

IndEng 180 Senior Project

UGBA 102B Introduction to Managerial Accounting

UGBA Elective

UGBA Elective

UGBA Elective

Breadth Course