BAAS- Manufacturing and Industrial Management
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.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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