Leadership matters.

Engineering management capitalizes on your abilities to lead a team, plan project budgets and communicate strategic insights. Through hands-on integration of business and engineering principles, this major trains you to evaluate solutions for operations and manufacturing problems from the viewpoint of a virtuous, tech-savvy engineer.

This vocationally competitive degree prepares you to oversee large-scale projects and excel as a competent, compassionate leader. In addition to learning best practices for coordinating employees in design and logistics positions, you'll graduate with technical expertise in mechanics, product design and project management.

Career Opportunities

Studies in engineering management prepare you for a variety of career opportunities and graduate-level programs. For example, this includes jobs as a:

  • Construction management engineer
  • Engineering project manager
  • Engineering quality manager
  • Industrial management engineer
  • Systems analyst

Degree Program Requirements

A bachelor's degree in engineering with a management concentration requires 136 total credit hours. In addition to foundational engineering classes and select liberal arts courses, this includes 28 credit hours of specialized major classes.

Concentration Classes: 28 Credit Hours

  • EGR-336: Project Management—3 credit hours
  • EGR-367: Manufacturing Processes—4 credit hours*
  • EGR-440: Production Models—3 credit hours*
  • ACC-221: Accounting I—3 credit hours
  • ACC-222: Accounting II—3 credit hours
  • ECN-232: Microeconomics—3 credit hours
  • MGT-231: Principles of Management—3 credit hours
  • Choose two electives:
    • FIN-341: Principles of Finance—3 credit hours
    • MGT-333: Operations Management—3 credit hours
    • MGT-335: Organizational Behavior—3 credit hours
    • MGT-337: Entrepreneurship—3 credit hours
    • MKT-251: Principles of Marketing—3 credit hours

*Classes completed through a collaborative partnership with Grand Valley State University

Core Engineering Classes: 77 Credit Hours

  • CHM-111: Chemistry I—4 credit hours
  • EGR-106: Introduction to Engineering Design I—3 credit hours*
  • EGR-107: Introduction to Engineering Design II—3 credit hours*
  • EGR-209: Mechanics and Machines—4 credit hours*
  • EGR-214: Circuit Analysis I—4 credit hours
  • EGR-220: Measurement & Data Analysis—1 credit hour
  • EGR-226: Introduction to Digital Systems—4 credit hours
  • EGR-250: Material Science and Engineering—4 credit hours*
  • EGR-309: Machine Design I—4 credit hours*
  • EGR-345: Dynamics Systems & Modeling—4 credit hours*
  • EGR-380: Internship I—3 credit hours
  • EGR-380: Internship II—3 credit hours
  • EGR-485: Capstone Project & Ethics—1 credit hour
  • EGR-486: Capstone Project II—2 credit hours
  • MAT-131: Calculus I—5 credit hours
  • MAT-132: Calculus II—5 credit hours
  • MAT-234: Multivariate Calculus—3 credit hours
  • MAT-2XX: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra—3 credit hours
  • MAT-251: Probability & Statistics—3 credit hours
  • PHY-221: Physics I—5 credit hours
  • PHY-222: Physics II—5 credit hours
  • Choose one elective:
    • EGR-360: Thermodynamics—4 credit hours*
    • EGR-362: Thermal & Fluid Systems—4 credit hours*

*Classes completed through a collaborative partnership with Grand Valley State University

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If you have questions about our engineering management concentration, email Michael Greene. He'd be glad to share more information about the program, what to expect as an engineering major and how to pick a concentration that fits your career goals.

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