College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits
The engineering management program is designed for graduate engineers who will hold executive or managerial positions in engineering, construction, industrial or governmental organizations. The program includes human relations, financial, economic, quantitative, technical and legal subjects useful in solving problems of management.
Graduate ProgramM.S. Degree
- Complete the following admission requirements and recommendations:
a. Complete a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline.
b. On-the-job experience in engineering is recommended.
- Complete the general university requirements.
- Complete the master’s degree requirements.
- 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.
- Complete courses from the four main engieneering management subject areas as follows:
a. Human Element (2 courses required)
ESM 601Engineers in Organizations 3 credits
BA 607Human Resources Management 3 credits
b. Project Management (2 courses required)
ESM 609Project Management (3)
ESM 608Legal Principles for Engineering Management (3)
CE 620Civil Engineering Construction (3) 6 credits
c. Quantitative Methods (1 course required)
ESM 622Engineering Decisions (3)
or ESM 620Statistics for ESM (3)
or ESM 621Operations Research (3) 3 credits
d. Financial (2 courses required)
ACCT 602Accounting for Managers 3 credits
ESM 605Engineering Economic Analysis* 3 credits
- Complete the following:
ESM 684Engineering/Science Management Project 3 credits
- Minimum credits required 30
* May be waived with prior undergraduate engineering economics course.
Note: Balance of credits may be managerial or technical electives as approved
by the student’s graduate advisory committee.