Engineering Management Minor

Engineering Management Minor

Engineering Management

Minor

Engineering management examines the relationships between the management tasks of staffing, organizing, planning, and financing and the human element involved in production, research, and service. 

Offered by the Department of Systems Engineering.

The engineering management minor teaches the concepts and principles of engineering to manage the fundamentals of organizational leadership, personnel management, fiscal management, and systems understanding. Engineering management is a highly relevant program that builds on the traditional roles of systems analysis and basic and applied sciences by emphasizing management functions in a technical setting. Cadets who minor in engineering management will study systems thinking, the basics of sound financial decisions and business operations, tools for analyzing and making engineering decisions, and design and analysis of production operations. They will also study supply chain design, planning, operation, business processes, and information management systems as well as how to plan, monitor, and control a project. 

To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Systems Engineering.

Required Courses

  • EM381 ENGINEERING ECONOMY
  • EM411 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Sample Electives

  • CY300 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS
  • EE300 FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL LOGIC
  • EE362 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS 
  • EV300 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  • CE350 INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING
  • CE495 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
  • EM420 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MGMT
  • EM481 SYSTEMS SIMULATION

To learn more, view the full Engineering Management Minor Curriculum.

Cadets in this minor have the opportunity to apply for a summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience. Within five years of graduation, cadets can apply for the Professional Engineer License and  Project Management Professional certification. Cadets have the opportunity to join the Association of Engineering Management Club and to apply to the Epsilon Mu Eta, Alpha Chi Chapter Honor Society.

To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Systems Engineering, the System Design and Analysis Center or the Operations Research Center.