Interdisciplinary engineering degree programs allow students to develop unique skill sets and specialize in areas that may not be provided in traditional department degree programs. Such specializations may be driven by emerging technical fields or by a student's desire to have an immersive interdisciplinary experience. McAllen students can specialize in the following areas:
Depending on the specialization, students will be taking mechanical, industrial, electrical, and engineering technology courses. Learn more about this degree plan.
Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology
The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution offers a new undergraduate program with an emphasis in mechatronics. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field that includes a combination of mechanical, electrical, communications, control and computer systems. Based on its strengths in electronic systems, mechanical/manufacturing systems, and applied research activities, the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution is well positioned to offer such a multidisciplinary curriculum. Learn more details about this degree plan.
A distinctive undergraduate program in Biomedical Science is offered at Texas A&M University. Biomedical Science is the broad field of applied biology related to health and disease.
The first objective in the Biomedical Science curriculum is a strong four year college education. The primary purpose is to prepare people at the college level for productive futures in a changing world. It is to help them gain versatility with which to face the years ahead.
The second objective is to assist students, in a structured way, in orienting and training themselves in areas of selected vocational interest. The purpose is to provide fundamental knowledge on which to build skills needed for successful vocational achievements. This objective seeks to make the graduate employable and trainable. Learn more about this degree plan.
Food Systems Industry Management
This interdisciplinary degree combines food supply chain management and best practices for food quality and safety. Students will learn about international markets, supplying communities with the products they need, and how to keep food safe for consumption.
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Students in this program learn how to create a healthier world. Among other things, they explore health disparities in underserved populations, struggles within America’s health care system and cutting-edge innovations to fight the deadliest diseases. Learn more about this degree plan.