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.
ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY (AST)
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.
Students who want to teach business education in Texas schools, Grades 6-12, may take additional prescribed courses to become a certified teacher. Professional education courses are coordinated with the Department of Education.