Department of Industrial Technology



The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology is once again available. You’ll be able to pursue many careers with an Industrial Technology degree:  work in renewable energy or energy management.  Design, build or maintain renewable energy equipment; design or build energy-efficient solar construction.  Learn the basics of architecture, construction, wood- and metal-working. 


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative Systems & Technology (AST) prepares students for a career as a supervisor, administrative assistant, executive assistant, records manager, technology coordinator, corporate trainer, and manager. Demand for qualified and highly-skilled personnel is expected to grow in all areas of business, industry, government, not-for-profit, and education entities.

The planned sequence of courses in the AST program provides incremental skill development using up-to-date software, technology, and equipment. The program offers courses in Alpine and online. AST provides students with an understanding of the impact of technology on business routines and procedures with the skills necessary to work with supervisors, co-workers, customers, and clients.

what's in store for the big bend? an economic outlook

The Department of Industrial Technology and the Department of Animal Science joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch, offering the 2014 Economic Symposium, What Is In Store for the Big Bend? An Economic Outlook, on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. A record attendance of business owners, leaders, university faculty, and students from the Big Bend region were present.  The distinguished group of speakers and their presentations are linked at this site, Federal Bank of Dallas Event page.