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 credit hours that include prerequisite introductory core courses and courses selected from the following 3 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. Economics, systems, and decisions. The courses listed under this category provide advanced understanding of the analytical tools required to support project planning and execution.
  3. Project management applications.  The courses listed under this category provide examples of the application of project management principles.