2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Non-Core Degrees


ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING


Offered at Richland College in conjunction with
Texas A&M University (Commerce)

Degree Code: AS.TAMU.IND.ENGR.12

This is an "Articulated" degree with Texas A&M University (TAMU) - Commerce.

Students who complete this degree with a GPA of 2.50 with no grade below that of "C" and who meet all admissions requirements at Texas A&M University (TAMU - Commerce) are eligible to apply for admission to TAMU's Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to TAMU in Industrial Engineering. Students wishing to transfer to another university should not assume this entire plan will transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this AS degree in Industrial Engineering, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours indicated in this degree plan;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C")
    [NOTE: TAMU guarantees admission with a 3.50 GPA with no grade below a "C"];
  4. Give permission to DCCCD and TAMU-Commerce to share transcript data in order to evaluate degree program progress and assist in degree completion requirements and reporting.
  5. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  6. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction at Richland College.

Students who transfer to Texas A&M University (TAMU-Commerce) will not be core complete if he/she complete this degree. This degree does not include all Core course requirements.

Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.


Course Requirements for the AS Degree in Industrial Engineering Credit Hours

TIER 1 - CORE FOUNDATIONS

CRITICAL READING AND WRITING
Select EACH of the following:
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better required)   CB010 
HIST 1301     CB060

6

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Select the following: CB020  
MATH 2413 (a grade of "C" or better required)

Note: This course will not satisfy the Core requirement.

4

WELLNESS AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Select the following: CB090  
PHED 1164

1

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

QUALITATIVE REASONING, LITERACY AND RESEARCH
Select the following: CB010  
ENGL 1302    

3

SELF AND SOCIETY

Select ONE of the following: CB070  
ECON 2301
ECON 2302

Select the following: CB060  
GOVT 2305

Select the following: CB080
HIST 1302

9

HUMANITY, CREATIVITY AND THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB050  
ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366; HUMA 1311, 1315; MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310

Select ONE of the following: CB040  
ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351; HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321

6

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Select the following: CB030  
PHYS 2425
PHYS 2426

NOTE: This requirement cannot be met using the following combinations: PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.

8

TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONSHIP
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2306

3
CORE-RELATED CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
40
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers
ENGR 2308 Engineering Economics
MATH 2414 Calculus II

Select ONE of the following:
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
DFTG 2332 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting

Select ONE of the following:
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I
MCHN 2338 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing - CAM

20
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
60

Additional courses that may be completed by the student that will be accepted for transfer into the TAMU Industrial Engineering Program:
Select ONE the following: 
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication

3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO TAMU (COMMERCE) FOR THIS PROGRAM
63

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