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:
- 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.
- 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.
- Application of project management tools. The courses listed under this category provide examples of the application of project management principles.
- 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.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|Core Courses (4 Semester Credit Hours)|
|ENGR 333||Project Management for Engineers||3|
|ENGR 380||Seminar Series in Engineering Project Management||1|
|Business Management and Leadership (2-4 Semester Credit Hours)|
|Survey of Management|
|Workshop in Leadership Education|
|Workshop in Leadership Education II|
|Seminar in Executive Leadership|
|Seminar in Executive Leadership II|
|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)|
|Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects|
or ISEN 303
|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)|
|Engineering Management Techniques|
|Construction Management of Field Operations|
|Engineering Project Estimating and Planning|
|Civil Engineering Project Management|
|Human Factors and Ergonomics|
|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)|
|Directed Studies (Internship Project, Campus Project or Community Project)|
|Research (Research Project)|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||16|
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.