Bachelor's Degree in General Business – Industrial Engineering

Department of Business, College of Engineering

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: General Business
Concentration: Industrial Engineering
Hours: 120

General Business Industrial Engineering Bachelor Degree

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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 in project management, supply chain solutions, healthcare management, quality assurance, insurance agencies, banks, construction administration, hospital administration, retail administration and government agencies. 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, 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.
Watch the interview with Dr. Swerdlow to learn more about this concentration and the General Business degree program.

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 for more advanced options in the professional field of your choice.

Primary Careers

Business manager, engineering manager, project manager

Career Areas

  • Health care
  • Quality assurance
  • Construction
  • Retail management
  • Supply chain
  • Government

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Chemical refining companies
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Retail companies
  • Petroleum industry manufacturers
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitals, health care facilities
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
Faculty Member NameFrank Cavaliere, Ph.D.
Business Law