B.S. in Industrial Technology
This degree heavily emphasizes hands-on activities along with classroom instruction to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a wide range of positions throughout the industry. Our program explores a wide variety of manufacturing issues, and the course content can be applied to many industries, such as:
Designed With You in Mind
The Industrial Technology program involves ample opportunities for hands-on field experience and is geared toward the creation and distribution of products rather than processes. This industry provide graduates with many diverse career paths, as well as opportunities for career specialization. Our program is determined to assist students in reaching their maximum potential by providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge for success after graduation through avenues such as:
- Applied research
- Hands-on learning opportunities
- Engaging curriculum
Apply Your Education
As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to work in positions that have not yet been defined or developed because at Tarleton, you will learn current, innovative, and adaptable skills, as well as problem solving methods. Many large industrial firms have moved their operations from urban areas in the Northern parts of the United States to the warmer climates of the South. These relocations prove that employment opportunities exist in all types of industrial settings, from suburban/rural communities to metropolitan areas. Tarleton’s location puts you, as a graduate, in a perfect position to find success in any direction.
120 credit hours (4 years)
Not what you were looking for? Tarleton State University offers over 100 different degrees and certifications that may be interest to you, including:
- B.S. Manufacturing Engineering Technology
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology
- B.A.A.S. Manufacturing Industrial Management
Plan Your Future
Our graduates are prepared for many different career-related challenges and find work in the Industrial Technology field as
- Numerical Control Programmers
- Production Supervisors
- Manufacturing Engineers
- Plant Managers
- Computer-aided Designers
Among other positions.
As an Industrial Technology major, you will study all areas of manufacturing including:
- Drafting and Computer Aided Design
- Metal Machining and Welding
- Materials and Safety
- Numerical Control Programming and Robotics
- Plastic Molding and Fabrication
- Manufacturing Management and Scheduling
- Industrial Controls and Automated Manufacturing
Our 2015 Industrial Technology graduates received the 3rd highest employment rating in Texas! These graduates exceeded the state-wide average in not only job placement, but also mean and median earnings with the second highest average salary in the state.
We explore a wide variety of manufacturing issues, which can be applied to multiple fields. Professors heavily emphasize hands-on activities and classroom instruction to give you the knowledge and skills to fill a range of positions in the industry. You will learn different operations and processes and be able to apply this knowledge to real-life situations. We aim to provide you with the latest technological applications to better prepare you for a career in any related field.
|ENGT||3309||Control Systems and Mechanical Application|
|ENGT||3318||Research and Reporting for Technologists|
|ENGT||4356||Advanced Industrial Controls|
|ENGT||4361||Computer Aided Visualization|
For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.
Faculties and Features
Home to Tarleton’s School of Engineering, the $54 million facility in Stephenville is the university’s hub for education, research, and innovation in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and construction science. It also brings together programs formerly scattered across the Stephenville campus.
The hallways build community by providing study areas, collaboration stations, open-access computers, and plenty of whiteboards available to students.
The Tarleton Industrial Development and Education Initiative's purpose is to strengthen the economy in local communities while creating, developing, and sustaining small businesses and manufacturers. TIDE offers consulting service and training programs, such as process improvement, to regional manufacturing companies. Through this initiative, we are able to offer valuable opportunities to Tarleton students as they collaborate with faculty and business professionals to address real world problems.
The Tarleton Society of Engineering Technology is a social, service focused, and professional organization that offers membership to all students pursuing an Engineering degree. This society actively engages in professional development to help students get ahead and provide them with leadership opportunities through avenues such as:
- Sponsored meetings
- Guest lectures
- Industry tours
This facility enables students to conduct research in the following areas:
- Microwave communication
- Target detection
- Optical communications
- Image processing
Our Electromagnetic Research Facility also includes a state-of-the-art Anechoic Research Chamber.