Texas Tech University, Department of Industrial Engineering
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Undergraduate Overview

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas Tech is respected and ranked nationally. The department offers a variety of industrial engineering undergraduate courses and activities while maintaining small class size. Professors know their students by name and are genuinely interested in preparing them for a successful engineering career. Graduates of the undergraduate program are recruited heavily by a variety of national and regional corporations and generally start with above-average salaries.

The undergraduate curriculum in industrial engineering prepares students for professional careers in the analysis and design of human-machine work systems. Students entering the industrial engineering undergraduate program will be assigned a faculty advisor and will be responsible for arranging a course of study with the advisor's approval.

A program leading to a joint BS-MS degree requiring 150 credit hours are available. Students interested in this program should inform his/her academic adviser during the first semester of the junior year. Both thesis and non-thesis MS degree programs are included with the non-thesis MS requiring six additional credit hours.


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