Our engineering management minor is designed to help advance the nature of leadership within industry. This minor is designed for students rostered in the College of Engineering and Applied Science who wish to advance their business skills and knowledge within industry. Students will learn the skills necessary to integrate engineering management systems into the engineering and technology environment.  A minor in engineering management will broaden your knowledge and skills in project management, leadership, marketing, economics, accounting and finance.

Course Requirements

Students Graduating Summer 2018 & Earlier

For students graduating Summer 2018 and earlier, the requirements are 3 electives and the following 3 required courses:

Required Courses

(9 credits)

  • EMEN 3100: Introduction to Engineering Management
  • EMEN 4030: Project Management Systems or substitute AREN 4506, CSCI 3308 or CVEN 3246
  • EMEN 4100: Engineering Economics

Students Graduating Fall 2018 & Later

For students graduating Fall 2018 and later, the requirements are 4 electives and the following 2 required courses:

Required Courses

(6 credits)

  • EMEN 4030: Project Management Systems or substitute AREN 4506, CSCI 3308 or CVEN 3246
  • EMEN 4100: Engineering Economics

Electives

  • EMEN 3100: Introduction to Engineering Management:  starting Fall 2018
  • EMEN 4050: Leadership & Professional Skills
  • EMEN 4110:  Supply Chain Management (same as MGMT 4110):  starting Fall 2018
  • EMEN 4120:  Managing Business Processes (same as MGMT 4120 & MGMT 5120):  starting Fall 2018
  • EMEN 4200: Engineering Entrepreneurship for the Developing World
  • EMEN 4400: Quality Management
  • EMEN 4405: Fundamentals of Systems Engineering or substitute ECEN 4583
  • EMEN 4800: Technology Ventures & Marketing
  • EMEN 4820:  Entrepreneurial Product Design:  starting Fall 2018
  • EMEN 4825: Entrepreneurial Business Plan Prep
  • EMEN 4830: Special Topics: Operations Management
  • EMEN 4830: Special Topics: Finance & Accounting for Engineers
  • EMEN 4830: Special Topics: Engineering Writing & Communications
  • EMEN 4830: Special Topics: Advanced Project Management (formerly Engineering Management Student Ambassadors)

(*can satisfy up to 3 credit hours)

  • APPM 3570
  • APPM 4570
  • APPM 4580
  • ASEN 2004
  • AREN 4606
  • CHEN 3010
  • CHEN 4090
  • CHEN 4630
  • COEN 2050
  • CSCI 1000
  • CSCI 4502
  • CVEN 3227
  • CVEN 4897
  • ECEN 1100
  • ECEN 2410
  • ECEN 3810
  • GEEN 3853
  • MCEN 2000
  • MCEN 3047
  • MCEN 5045

Grade Requirement

Each individual course that is counted towards these degree requirements must be passed with a D- or better.  Note, however, that a C- or better is required in all prerequisite courses to move on to a subsequent course. Prior coursework may be transferred from other institutions with approval.  At least three courses need to be taken on campus (or online) through CU Boulder.

Sample Timeline for Earning the Minor

Year Course
Sophmore Fall Admission to Engineering Management Minor
Sophomore Spring Engineering Management Course
Junior Fall Project Management Systems Course
Junior Spring Engineering Economics
Junior-Senior  Technical Elective Courses