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Emphasis Degrees


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ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS 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 Emphasis" 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 TAMU will be accepted into 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, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 64 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 2.50 GPA with no grade below a "C"];
  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

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


Course Requirements for the AS Degree Emphasis 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

SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Select ONE of the following: CB011  
SPCH 1311 or 1321

3

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

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 or 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, 2303, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321

6

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

8

TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN LOCAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXTS
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2306

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
43
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING EMPHASIS

Select EACH of the following:
CHEM 1411
ENGR 2308
MATH 2414
COSC 1436 C++

Select ONE of the following:
ENGR 1304
DFTG 1305, 1309, 2332

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

21
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS AS DEGREE
64*

*The 64 hours corresponds to 60 hours that can be applied to the Industrial Engineering degree requirements at A&M - Commerce. Students successfully completing the degree will earn an Associate in Science degree in addition to being a CORE completer.


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