Program Overview

Tarleton State University offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree in Information and Industrial Management perfect for those you wish to blend on the job training with classroom study.  The upper level coursework in Engineering Technology strengthens such areas as project management, quality, ergonomics, safety, production planning, materials, and automated systems.  Likewise, Elective courses can be chosen from related areas like marketing, international business, business law, and management.

The degree requires that 120 hours of semester credit be completed.  The three main foci of the program are Academic Foundations, Engineering Technology Curriculum, and your Occupational Specialization.  The foundations courses amount for 42 total semester hours in such courses as English (9 hrs.), Communications (3 hrs.), History (6 hrs.), Political Science (6 hrs.), Lab Science (7 hrs.), Mathematics (3 hrs.), Visual and Performing Arts (3 hrs.), Social and Behavioral Science (3 hrs.), and Wellness (2 hrs.).

The Engineering Technology also amounts to 42 semester hours of credit.  Courses include Information Technology (3 hrs.), Advanced Information Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology courses that relate to your occupational specialization (24 hrs.), Advanced Electives that are not IT or MET (9 hrs.), an Elective (3 hrs.), and Math (3 hrs.).

The final component is Occupational Specialization which can be met through either training or a combination of training and work experience.  Training can account for a minimum of 12 hours credit or a maximum of 36 hours of credit based upon technology courses and/or military or employer sponsored training.  Work experience may produce a total of 21 hours of credit.  This experience is determined by a ratio of one year experience equaling four hours of semester credit.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Tarleton State University is a state university, located in Stephenville, Texas, that is well-known for their horse breeding program and innovative teacher education. Founded in 1899, Tarleton State is known for having one of the largest and oldest public school improvement partnerships helping more than 50 area school districts. In 1917, Tarleton became a member of the Texas A&M University System and, in 1959, it became a four-year degree granting institution. In 1973, the school gained status as a university. Today, TSU is one of the country’s fasting growing public universities and is recorded as the second largest institution in the Texas A&M system.

    Tarleton offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following colleges:

    • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
    • College of Business Administration
    • College of Education
    • College of Health Sciences and Human Services
    • College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • College of Science and Technology
    • College of Graduate Studies

    Several of the bachelor's and master's degrees are offered completely online.


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