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
ENGR 333Project Management for Engineers3
ENGR 380Seminar Series in Engineering Project Management1
Business Management and Leadership
Select from the following:2-4
Creating a Self-Aware Leader
Leading for Impact in Engineering, Business and Society
The Role of Engineering and Business in Society
Finding Your Leadership Qualities
Leading for a Lifetime: Continual Learning and Influence
Engineering Leadership
Survey of Management
Workshop in Leadership Education
Workshop in Leadership Education II
Seminar in Executive Leadership
Seminar in Executive Leadership II
Project Economics, Analysis and Decisions
Select from the following:2-6
Risk Analysis in Safety Engineering
Civil Engineering Systems
Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering Design
Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects
Petroleum Project Evaluation
Application of Project Management Tools
Programming Studio
Software Engineering
Select from the following:3-6
Entrepreneurial Pathways in Medical Devices
Quantitative Risk Analysis in Safety Engineering
Civil Engineering Project Management
Construction Management of Field Operations
Engineering Project Estimating and Planning
Six Sigma and Applied Statistics
Engineering Technology Capstone I
Human Systems Interaction
Organizational Systems
System Safety Engineering
Project Experience as Directed Studies
Select from the following: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.