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Undergraduate Degree in Industrial Engineering

The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) defines Industrial Engineering as:

Industrial engineering is concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment, and energy. It draws upon specialized knowledge and skill in the mathematical, physical, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems.

Industrial Engineering is emerging as one of the vital professions that would be counted on for solving complex problems in a highly technological world. Industrial engineers are confronted with a host of challenging situations ranging from manufacturing and cost estimating to the design of complex systems. They are needed in all kinds of industries and are employed by a variety of organizations including hospitals, banks, engineering firms, petrochemical industries, airline companies, government and military agencies, computer and software firms, and manufacturing.

Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University-Commerce emphasizes the application of concepts, principles, and managerial skills required in contemporary business and industry. The program of study:

  • Reflects current and future business and industry practices and competencies
  • Prepares students for the high-tech engineering world of today and of the future
  • Develops analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills
  • Develops leadership skills
  • Promotes student and faculty interaction with business, industry, and professional organizations
  • Promotes student and faculty research activities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Sciences in Industrial Engineering program at Texas A&M University-Commerce will…

  • Function effectively within an engineering profession or graduate program by drawing upon IE skills and knowledge, as evidenced by, but not limited to, continuous employment or successful progress towards a graduate degree.
  • Progress within the engineering profession as evidenced by, but not limited to, leadership roles, value added within a team, increased responsibility with decision making, or creation of better or more effective products, processes, technologies, or ideas.
  • Engage in life-long growth within the industrial engineering profession as evidenced by, but not limited to, company training, industry certifications, professional conferences, and graduate work.

IE Student Outcomes

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve compiles engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

  • an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Click HERE to see the annual enrollment and graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.

Industrial Engineering Curriculum Check Sheet (Bachelor of Science)

Download an Industrial Engineering Check Sheet to help you keep track of what classes you have taken, which ones you still need to take, and when to take them. Course Flowchart

Industrial Engineering Degree Plan (Bachelor of Science)

Consult the A&M-Commerce Undergraduate Catalog for the official degree plan for the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and course descriptions.


Scholarships are available for qualified freshmen and transfer students.

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