Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), as of Fall 2008, offers a B.S. degree in Systems Engineering, in addition to a pre-engineering program that allows transfer of students to Texas A&M University . Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field that enables the realization of complete engineering systems. The TAMIU curriculum prepares students to work in the broad field of Systems Engineering, and provide them with the solid foundations required to continue graduate school in a wide scope of disciplines if they decide to do so. The curriculum includes courses in probability and stochastic modeling, systems optimization and control, systems integration, robotics, intelligent systems, engineering economics, and computer programming and simulation. Skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communications, teamwork, and computer programming are emphasized. TAMIU already has several laboratories in place to support the engineering program. These include a Computer Integrated Manufacturing System Lab, a Computer science Lab, and an Electrical Engineering lab.
The Pre-engineering program allows students to take the first two or three years of core and engineering courses at TAMIU and if they maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, can be admitted to the engineering program of their choice at Texas A&M University (TAMU). In order to qualify for automatic admission at TAMU, students must complete a total of at least 42 credits from a degree plan, including required courses, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and meet all other general transfer admission requirements for transfer to TAMU. This opportunity makes it possible for Laredo students to have access to one of the best engineering programs in the world. A recent agreement with TAMU-Kingsville allows students to transfer to TAMU-Kingsville with 66-87 SCH for their program of choice. Also, students are allowed to complete 69 SCH at Laredo Community College before admission to the B.S. in Systems Engineering Program at TAMIU. For Engineering Program Brochure: