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TAMU-Commerce Industrial Engineering

Memorandum of Understanding and Articulation Agreement
 Pertaining to the Bachelor of Science Degrees in Industrial Engineering
Texas A&M University-Commerce
College of Engineering
Dallas County Community College District

The intent of this agreement between the Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMU-C) College of Engineering and Dallas County College District (DCCCD), is to increase the number and quality of students matriculating from RLC into engineering disciplines at TAMU-C. Concomitantly, this agreement is designed to foster enhanced transfer process for DCCCD students pursuing a bachelor degree in engineering.

This agreement recognizes the following terms and conditions:

  1. Representatives from TAMU-C and DCCCD admission’s staff, academic advisors, and engineering faculty will collaborate to select students for the program and will provide advising to students in the program.

  2. The TAMU-C College of Engineering faculty and staff will provide support to engineering faculty at DCCCD through the sharing of course syllabi and other pertinent ABET related material.

  3. Students who successfully complete the DCCCD Associate in Sciences with an Emphasis in Industrial Engineering will be able to transfer a block of 62 credit hours into the TAMU-C Industrial Engineering degree or 62 credit hours into the TAMU-C Electrical Engineering degree. The transfer courses must meet the TAMU-C College of Engineering core required GPA and the minimum grade per course for transferring to the TAMU-C College of Engineering curriculum. TAMU-C will accept all courses as outlined in the transfer guide.

  4. The TAMU-C– DCCCD Equivalency Transfer Guide, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit A, will be reviewed and updated by RLC and UNT faculty and advisors on at least a yearly basis. The Office of Transfer Services and University Relations at DCCCD, Dean of Engineering at a DCCCD college and the Dean of Engineering at TAMU-C will approve changes.

  5. DCCCD students successfully completing the Associate in Sciences with an Emphasis in Industrial Engineering program according to the specified transfer guide and who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in transferable hours will gain automatic admission into TAMU-C College of Industrial Engineering.

  6. The progress of this program will be monitored by both TAMU-C and DCCCD and may be revised by mutual agreement at any time. Either party may terminate this agreement at any time when the said party believes that termination is in the best interest of all parties concerned. Those students already participating in the program at the time of termination will have their coursework honored.

  7. Annually, TAMU-C and DCCCD will share data related to the enrollment, scholastic progress, and academic performance of former and active cooperative students in order to evaluate the success of this program.

  8. TAMU-C and DCCCD will collaborate on the design of marketing materials, which will be distributed to current students, potential students, or the community at large to publicize this agreement.

  9. The faculty and administrators from TAMU-C and DCCCD will meet on an annually to assess and develop program offerings; to schedule student and faculty class visits; and to explore potential joint grant funding.
Dallas County Community College District

Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Dr. Dan Jones



A. Communications


ENGL 1301

ENG 101

ENGL 1302

ENG 102

SPCH 1311

SPCH 111

B.  Social/Behavioral Sciences


HIST 1301

HIST 121

HIST 1302

HIST 122

GOVT 2301

PSCI 211

GOVT 2302

PSCI 212

Choose one from the following:
ECON 2301, 2302

ECO 231 or ECO 232

C.  Humanities/Visual Arts

Choose one from Category I:
ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304
HUMA 1301
DANC 2303
DRAM 1310, 2366
MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309

Choose one from Category II:
ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333

HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2303, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321

Visual / Performing Arts requirement




D.  Math & Quantitative Reasoning


MATH 2513

MATH 191

E.  Science


PHYS 2425

PHYS 211

PHYS 2426

PHYS 212

F.  Institutional Option


PHED 1164

Physical Education requirement (1 of 2)

COSC 1436 (C++)

CSCI 151


MATH 2414

MATH 192

CHEM 1411

CHEM 111

Choose one of the following:
DFTG 1305, 1309, 2332, OR ENGR 1304

IT 111

MCHN 1352 or MCHN 2338

IT 112

This crosswalk shows 62 hours that is part of an AS Degree with Emphasis in Industrial Engineering.  The 62 hours corresponds to 60 hours that can be applied to the Industrial Engineering degree requirements at A&M-Commerce.  Students successfully completing the degree will earn an Associate in Science degree in addition to being a CORE completer.