ABET Accreditation

The bachelor’s degree program in industrial engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

Engineering Accreditation Commission

Vision

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University aspires to be the premier source of talent for engineering socio-technical systems of the future.

Mission Statement

To serve the state, nation, and global community by educating industrial engineering students to be well founded in engineering fundamentals and to have the knowledge and skills required to design, develop, improve, implement and control sophisticated production and service systems in an environment characterized by complex technical and social challenges. Throughout this educational process, students will be instilled with the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior.  

Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with the departmental mission, the educational objectives of the undergraduate program have been developed and published in the Texas A&M University Undergraduate Catalog. These are the program educational objectives for the Industrial Engineering Program at Texas A&M:

  1. Graduates will be successful in improving operations by solving complex industrial engineering problems.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate professional leadership combined with ethical practices.
  3. Graduates will exhibit the motivation and ability to accomplish professional lifelong learning. 

Student Outcomes

The student outcomes that prepare graduates to attain the program educational objectives are:

A.     Ability to apply knowledge of basic mathematics, science and engineering

B.     Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

C.     Ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs

D.     Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

E.     Ability to formulate and solve Industrial Engineering problems

F.      Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

G.     Ability to communicate effectively

H.     Understanding of the impact of Industrial Engineering Solutions in a global/societal contact

I.     Recognition of the need to engage in life-long learning

J.     Appreciation and knowledge of contemporary Industrial Engineering issues

K.     Ability to use techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for Industrial Engineering practice 

Bachelor of Science Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic YearUndergraduate StudentsBachelor Degrees Awarded
2015 773 144
2014 697 161
2013 669 152
2012 641 139

Enrollments for 2014 and 2015 do not include freshmen. The data for 2013 and before included freshmen.