Engineering Project Management - Minor

The Engineering Project Management minor is intended to help meet the requirements of industry by educating undergraduate engineering students to understand complex engineering projects, project organizations, and project management methods. Students completing this minor will be able to work effectively in multidisciplinary engineering projects immediately after completion and to advance more rapidly within the project management organization and profession. The management of projects entails technical knowledge, engineering skills, and management skills. 

To earn the minor, a student must complete a total of 16 semester credit hours that include prerequisite introductory core courses (ENGR 333 and ENGR 380) and courses selected from the following 4 categories:

  1. Business management and leadership. The courses listed under this category provide required skills to understand the key management principles and provide leadership in project planning and execution.
  2. Project economics, analysis, and decisions. The courses listed under this category provide advanced understanding of the analytical tools required to support project planning and execution.
  3. Application of project management tools.  The courses listed under this category provide examples of the application of project management principles.
  4. Project experience as directed studies. The courses listed under this category provide practical experience in managing projects via internships, campus or community-based engagements, or research. Students should be able to receive credit via ENGR 485 for documenting their project experience.
Core Courses (4 Semester Credit Hours)
ENGR 333Project Management for Engineers3
ENGR 380Seminar Series in Engineering Project Management1
Business Management and Leadership (2-4 Semester Credit Hours)
Select from:2-4
Survey of Management
Workshop in Leadership Education
Workshop in Leadership Education II
Seminar in Executive Leadership
Seminar in Executive Leadership II
Engineering Leadership
Special Topics in... (Introduction to Engineering Leadership)
Special Topics in... (Leadership and Business Fundamentals)
Special Topics in... (Role of Engineering and Business in Society)
Special Topics in... (Exploring Your Leadership Qualities and Perspective)
Special Topics in... (Leadership Capstone)
Project Economics, Analysis, and Decisions (2-6 Semester Credit Hours)
Select from:2-6
Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects
   or Engineering Economic Analysis 
Civil Engineering Systems
Petroleum Project Evaluation
Risk Analysis in Safety Engineering
Application of Project Management Tools (3-6 Semester Credit Hours)
Select from:3-6
Engineering Management Techniques
Construction Management of Field Operations
Engineering Project Estimating and Planning
Civil Engineering Project Management
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Software Engineering
Programming Studio
System Safety Engineering
Quantitative Risk Analysis in Safety Engineering
Six Sigma and Applied Statistics
Engineering Technology Capstone I
Entrepreneurial Issues in Biomedical Engineering
Special Topics in... (Entrepreneurship Related to Nanomaterials Application in Energy)
Project Experience as Directed Studies (0-3 Semester Credit Hours)
Select from:0-3
Directed Studies (Internship Project, Campus Project or Community Project)
Research (Research Project)
Total Semester Credit Hours16

Minimum required GPA to declare minor is a 2.5.

Must earn a grade of 'C' or better in each course used towards minor.

Must achieve an overall GPA of 2.5 in approved minor coursework.