Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Graduate Program in Industrial Management

Industrial Management Core Courses (21 hours)    
IMEN 5301 Industrial Management 3  

IMEN 5330 Six Sigma Quality and Continuous Improvement

3  
IMEN 5335 Industrial Safety and Risk Management 3  
IMEN 5300 Industrial Operations Research Methods 3  

MGMT 5322 Seminar in Management

3  
   
CISA 5310 Organization and Management of Business Data Bases or any graduate
level business course with an emphasis on management
3  
   
MKTG 5314 Strategic Logistics Management or any graduate level business course
with an emphasis on management
3  
   
Industrial Management Elective Courses (Select from 3-12 hrs)    
IMEN 5315 Constraints Management and Mistake Proofing 3  
IMEN 5340 Automation and Cellular Manufacturing 3  
IMEN 5344 Lean Production 3  
IMEN 5322 Industrial Scheduling 3  
IMEN 5333 Hazardous Materials and Fire Prevention 3  
IEEN 5335 Principles of Optimization 3  
IEEN 5329 Advanced Engineering Economics Analysis 3  
EVEN 5344 Environmental Management and Policy 3  
   

Research Component (Select 3-9 hour)

   
IMEN 5305 Graduate Research Project 3  
IMEN 5306 Thesis (repeated if necessary for thesis option) 3-6  
     
THESIS OPTION = 30 hours (10 courses and thesis)
NON-THESIS OPTION = 36 hours (12 courses and project)
   
     

Prerequisites

   

All students admitted to this program are expected to have a baccalaureate degree in a technical-related discipline. If students hold degrees from unrelated disciplines, then they would be required to take at least four technical courses, such as:

ITEN 1311/3315 Technical CAD, CAD/CAM, or equivalent drafting course
ITEN 3324/2301 Industrial Controls or Industrial Electronics or equivalent electronics course
ITEN 3310/3313 Fluid Power or Energy and Power Technology or energy related course
ITEN 3300 Manufacturing Technology or some type of materials processing course
MGMT 3325 Human Resources Management & Procedures or equivalent course

In addition, all students should have at least one accounting course and one other advanced business course. Twelve of the eighteen prerequisite hours required in the major must be advanced course work. Additional prerequisites are listed in the university catalog for each of the graduate courses required for this degree.
   

This page was last updated on: February 11, 2011