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Minor: Engineering Management

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Offered by: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Contact: CE Undergraduate Major Coordinator, 221 Hollister Hall, 607.255.3412,


All undergraduates. (CE Majors may not use courses to fulfill the minor requirement and simultaneously as a Major-approved Elective or as a Design course.) ORE Majors have restrictions and requirements as noted below. Students pursuing the Independent Major should obtain approval from CEE for the proposed minor courses, as they may relate to approved primary and secondary area programs.

Educational Objectives

This minor focuses on giving engineering students a basic understanding of engineering economics, accounting, statistics, project-management methods, and analysis tools necessary to manage technical operations and projects effectively. The minor provides an important set of collateral skills for students in any engineering discipline.


At least six (6) courses (minimum of 18 credits), chosen as follows:

Required Courses (3)

  • CEE 3230: Engineering Economics and Management
    ORIE 4150: Economic Analysis of Engineering Systems
  • ORIE 3150a: Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • CEE 3040b: Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering
    ENGRD 2700: Basic Engineering Probability and Statistics
    ECE 3100: Introduction to Probability and Random Signals

Additional Courses (choose any three)c

  • CEE 4060: Civil Infrastructure Systems
  • CEE 4920: Engineers for a Sustainable World: Engineering in International Development
  •  CEE 5930d: Engineering Management Methods:
  • CEE 5950: Construction Planning and Operations
  • CEE 5970: Risk Analysis and Management
  • NBA 5070: Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers
    MAE 4610/ENGRG 4610/ORIE 4152: Entrepreneurship for Engineers
    BEE 4890: Entrepreneurial Management for Engineers

Academic Standards

At least C in each course in the minor.


a. ORE Majors must substitute NCC 5560: Managerial Finance or NBA 5000: Intermediate Accounting for ORIE 3150.

b. TAM 3100: Introduction to Applied Mathematics I cannot be substituted for CEE 3040.

c. Other courses approved by petition in advance.

d. This course is not accepted for ORE Majors.