Bachelor's Degree in General Business - Industrial Engineering

Department of General Business

Degree Description

The Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business - Industrial Engineering at Lamar University allows for a wide variety of careers.  Majors often find careers as project managers, supply chain solution engineers, healthcare management engineers, quality assurance engineers, insurance agents, bankers, construction executives, hospital administrators, retail executives and government employees. Continuing on to the Lamar University MBA program can focus your wide business background to a more specific area of concentration. 

Why Study the Business of Industrial Engineering at Lamar?

The Lamar University Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business - Industrial Engineering provides education directed at developing technical expertise as well as knowledge of business management. This combined education in business and engineering enables you to make decisions concerning inventory control, layout of productions facilities, manufacturing firms, materials used in manufacturing a product, motivating and rewarding employees, production procedures and quality control. You can use this set of skills and knowledge to improve operating efficiency in almost any type of company.


Career Paths

You'll graduate prepared for a number of jobs, especially in the chemical refining and petroleum industrial companies local to Southeast Texas. You may also want to consider continuing on to an MBA or to one of the Engineering Management master's degrees (MEM) for more advanced options in the professional field of your choice.

Primary Careers

Business Manager, Engineering Manager, Project Manager

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member NameMarleen Swerdlow, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Professor
General Business, Law
Faculty Member NameJ.Y. Choi, Ph.D.
Faculty Member NameVivek Natarajan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Marketing and Management
CraigBrian Craig, Ph.D., P.E. C.P.E.
Industrial Engineering Chair
BSIE Director, Professor