Degrees and Programs
College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits
The science management curriculum is designed for graduate scientists who will hold executive or managerial positions in engineering, construction, industrial or governmental organizations. It includes human relations, financial, economic, quantitative, technical and legal subjects useful in solving management problems.
Science Management -- M.S. Degree
1. Complete the following admission requirements:
a. Complete a bachelor's degree in a scientific field.
b. Submit GRE scores.
2. Complete the general university requirements.
3. Complete the master's degree requirements.
4. Complete a programming course or a qualifying examination.
5. Present project reports which provide comprehensive analysis and propose solutions to a situation in an engineering or scientific management setting. Pass an oral comprehensive examination.
6. Complete the following:
- ESM 601 -- Engineers in Organizations (3 credits)
- ESM 609 -- Project Management (3 credits)
- ESM 684 -- Engineering/Science Management Project (3 credits)
7. Complete 1 of the following:
- Technical electives in the student's specialty (9 credits)
- ESM 608 -- Legal Principles for Engineering Management (3 credits)
8. Complete the following:
- BA 607 -- Human Resources Management* (3 credits)
- ACCT 602 -- Accounting for Managers** (3 credits)
9. Complete the following:
- ESM 605 -- Engineering Economy** (3 credits)
- ESM 620 -- Statistics for ESM (3 credits)
10. Minimum credits required (30 credits)
- ESM 621 -- Operations Research (3 credits)
* School of Management courses can be applied to no more than 12 credits of the ESM program.
** If a student has had a course in engineering economy, ACCT 602 may be taken; otherwise, ESM 605 and ACCT 602 are required.
Note: Substitutes for courses are permitted if similar courses are included in the student's previous academic background. Both substitutes and transfer of credit (maximum 9 credits) must be approved by the department.
See Arctic Engineering.
See Civil Engineering for Ph.D. program.
See Engineering for Ph.D. program.
See Engineering Management.
See Environmental Engineering and Environmental Quality Science.
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