International Engineering - Certificate
Today’s engineering industry is global and interconnected with supply, demand and service providers located around the world. An effective engineer in this global environment is one that complements his/her core technical knowledge with excellent cross-cultural competencies and international exposure. Students completing the International Engineering Certificate will be better prepared to join the global job market they will face following graduation. The International Engineering Certificate is only available to undergraduate, engineering degree-seeking students within the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The certificate is annotated on the student’s permanent transcript. Students completing the International Engineering Certificate will be better prepared to work effectively (professional, productive and culturally sensitive) as an engineer in multicultural and multidisciplinary work environments. By completing the certificate, students will learn to:
- Integrate and apply skills required to solve an engineering design problem considering different perspectives;
- Understand intercultural differences and similarities, and their relevance to effectiveness in the workplace;
- Apply intercultural knowledge for self-knowledge/improvement (Intrapersonal competence);
- Apply intercultural knowledge for effective teamwork (Interpersonal competence).
The International Engineering Certificate may be completed by students pursuing College of Engineering degree programs and requires completion of three credit hours of coursework with an international experience.
For additional information, contact the Halliburton Engineering Global Programs Office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, via phone at (979) 862-5880, or in-person at the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, Suite 410.