Texas Tech University

B.S. Electrical Engineering

Program Description:

The Texas Tech Department of Electrical Engineering has earned national and international recognition for its undergraduate curriculum in the field. The purpose of the Electrical Engineering curriculum is to prepare future professionals who are sensitive to the consequences of their work, both ethically and professionally, for a productive professional career. A broad educational background has been incorporated into this curriculum and students will have opportunities for coursework and research experience which will prepare them to take on graduate work in the field of electrical engineering. The BS in Electrical Engineering will be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Focal Areas:

The field of Electrical Engineering is broad and includes many specialty areas. To allow students to become more familiar with these fields, the program will offer coursework consistent with the breadth of electrical engineering and inclusive of recent developments in the area.

Professional Profile:

TTU-CR is for visionary idealists who, with a BS in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University – Costa Rica, can achieve their highest aspirations to become:

  • An acoustic consultant with a record producer
  • An aerospace engineer at a leading aerospace company
  • An electronics engineer at an energy company
  • A network engineer at a pharmaceutical venture

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B.S. Industrial Engineering

Program Description:

The BS in Industrial Engineering will teach the way information and techniques from physical, mathematical, biological, behavioral, and engineering sciences are used to plan, control, design, and manage complex organizations and systems. Industrial Engineering applies the laws of the physical sciences toward the design and operation systems in which products are produced and services are provided. As well, it considers the behavior of people as they operate in these systems.

Focal Areas:

The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to apply their engineering, mathematical, and knowledge of science to design systems (production or processes) and solve engineering problems. Students learn to work in teams, communicate effectively, design and conduct experiments, and utilize current engineering tools. Future Industrial Engineers gain an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities as they examine contemporary issues and the impact of engineering solutions on the global workplace. Perhaps most importantly, students embrace learning, so that they can continue to update their industrial engineering skills throughout their careers. The BS in Industrial Engineering will be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Professional Profile:

TTU-CR is for visionary idealists who, with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University – Costa Rica, can achieve their highest aspirations to become:

  • A project manager at a medical device venture
  • A Lean Six Sigma specialist for a car manufacturer
  • A research and development specialist at a bank
  • A quality control inspector for a retailer

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B.S. Computer Science

Program Description:

Computer science is undoubtedly vital in our current world, improving education, solving problems, protecting organizations, and facilitating transportation and communication. Computer scientists are the brains behind the design, development, and testing processes for high-tech systems/equipment making them a cornerstone of modern civilization.

Focal Areas:

Computer Science (CS) spans the range from theory to practice to cutting−edge invention. The study of CS helps students become more aware of new technologies and innovative ideas and is a foundation for a variety of computing careers. Computer Scientists design and build software and create efficient solutions to real−world problems in fields such as robotics, computer−enhanced vision, and digital forensics. The need for computing professionals and executives is growing as companies become more global. Almost every major challenge facing our world is turning to the field of CS for solutions, from conquering disease to eliminating hunger, from improving education to protecting the environment.

Professional Profile:

TTU-CR is for visionary idealists who, with a BS in Computer Science from Texas Tech University – Costa Rica, can achieve their highest aspirations to become:

  • A freelance web developer for a startup
  • An IT architect at a leading software company
  • An Information security analyst at a multinational company
  • A database administrator at a global management consulting company

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B.S. Mathematics

Program Description:

The BS in Mathematics is a four-year undergraduate program that provides students with a deeper understanding of modern mathematics, encourages their interest in research, and prepares them for the workforce, in a range of analytical fields.

Students can use their background in mathematics as a gateway to other fields such as physics, computer science, statistics, economics, business, finance, medicine, or law. Majors in this field are expected to acquire a broad background in both pure and applied mathematics while also learning how to analyze problems and develop problem-solving abilities in order to surmount obstacles in different areas of the applied sciences.

Mathematicians will help students develop skillsets in risk analysis, collation, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of statistics and quantitative data and research. The BS in Mathematics program covers major areas in pure mathematics complemented by extensive exposure to mathematical applications in statistics, operations research, and actuarial science.

Focal Areas:

The BS in Mathematics program seeks to engage students with all the different branches of mathematics. Students will delve deeply into algebra, statistics, calculus, geometry, logic, number theory and topology.

Professional Profile:

TTU-CR is for visionary idealists who, with BS in Mathematics from Texas Tech University – Costa Rica, can achieve their highest aspirations to become:

  • An actuarial specialist in an insurance company
  • A corporate advisor in investment banking
  • A financial model developer in a private company
  • An analyst in a consulting firm

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B.S. Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management

Program Description:

The BS in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management (RHIM) prepares students for management career opportunities in the hospitality industry. The curriculum includes courses in nutrition sciences, arts and sciences, and both core and elective courses in RHIM. Classroom and laboratory experiences keep pace with changes in the hospitality field and the required 1,200 hours of hospitality-related work allows students to gain hands on experience to become familiar with and proficient in the industry. All graduates of the RHIM program are required to fulfill a 400 hour internship experience prior to graduation.

Texas Tech's Department of Hospitality and Retail management is recognized as a leading program and offers a multidisciplinary approach to hospitality education. The curriculum is designed to prepare its student to meet both current and future hospitality needs. It emphasizes problem solving and creativity in addition to strong practical laboratory experiences. The RHIM program will be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration.

Focal Areas:

The Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management program offers training in hospitality, food and beverage and lodging management as well as in wine and spirits. This will allow future RHIM professionals to better meet the needs of the global hospitality industry by gaining the specific competencies necessary to be successful as hospitality practitioners.

Professional Profile:

TTU-CR is for visionary idealists who, with a BS in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management from Texas Tech University – Costa Rica, can achieve their highest aspirations to become:

  • A CEO at a transnational retail company
  • A food & beverage director for a worldwide managed service company
  • The general manager at a global five-star hotel
  • An entrepreneur launching a unique dining experience venture

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