2020-21 Catalogs

Minor in Project Management

This minor is designed to provide students with an understanding of the various components associated with planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling projects in a variety of settings. It provides knowledge of predictive and adaptive approaches to project management and a foundation in the associated principles, techniques, and tools. Students are exposed to a broad range of content and applications consistent with contemporary approaches to managing projects and working in multidisciplinary environments.

To obtain a minor in the Department of Technology, students must take at least nine credits in the minor beyond those used in their major, technical, or professional courses in another degree in the Department of Technology, or another minor.

Students can obtain only one minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, and that minor cannot be in another concentration in their degree.

Only six transfer credits can be used toward a minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, and they must be equivalent to courses in the minor. Transfer courses are subject to review by the minor advisor and subject matter expert.

Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by a vote of the Department faculty.

A minimum of 15 credit hours from the following courses monitored by a faculty advisor in the Department. Admission to the minor will require the completion of at least 24 credits in the student's major with a grade point average of 2.0. Successful completion of the minor will require a grade point average of 2.0 in the courses making up the minor.

Required Courses (9 cr)
ITP 230 Project Management (3 cr)
ITP 331 Agile/Adaptive Project Management (3 cr)
ITP 490 Cost Analysis and Control (3 cr)

Select two from the following (6 cr)
ITP 280 Managing Organizations in a Technological Environment (3 cr)
ITP 340 Quality Management (3 cr)
ITP 350 Leadership, Teambuilding and Facilitation (3 cr)
ITP 381 Human Resource Development (3 cr)
ITP 410 Technical Operations and Strategies (3 cr)