The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology is designed to be a broad-based student-centered program that prepares students with marketable technical skills for careers in business, industry, education, and government. The management-oriented technical curriculum is built upon a balanced program of study drawn from a variety of disciplines related to manufacturing and construction technology allowing students to gain a broad range of skills and experiences. Sul Ross offers students the opportunity to not only build their technical and communication skills, but also their sense of collaboration and innovation. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the skills to be creative and technically proficient professionals who can help solve some of todays’ most complex issues.
The degree covers topics of interest related to industry including construction management, project management, six sigma, lean manufacturing, supply chain/logistics, safety, maintenance, production planning, and other related areas.
Students tailor degree studies to suit their professional interests and may complete a specialization in one of the following focus areas: Construction Management, or Manufacturing Technology
For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree, business administration courses are embedded in the curriculum and used to prepare students for an MBA program or to provide a seamless pathway to graduate school in another technical discipline.
To complete an Industrial Technology minor, students must earn at least 18 semester credit hours of Industrial Technology courses with at least six semester hours of the minor at the upper-division level.