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Engineering Management (Minor)

This program provides undergraduate students with a set of courses that provides some of the basic management concepts useful to those aspiring to an executive/administrative management position in technology-based, project-oriented organizations. Upon graduation, this knowledge will help individuals qualify for project management positions or for entrepreneurial activities. Students interested in obtaining a strong preparation in engineering management should consider this minor.

Engineering Management (Minor)


Description


What is Engineering Management at ODU like?

This program provides undergraduate students with a set of courses that provides some of the basic management concepts useful to those aspiring to an executive/administrative management position in technology-based, project-oriented organizations. Upon graduation, this knowledge will help individuals qualify for project management positions or for entrepreneurial activities. Students interested in obtaining a strong preparation in engineering management should consider this minor.

Program Highlights


What makes Engineering Management at ODU unique?

  • Offered on campus and online

  • Develops organizational, communication and interpersonal skills that are highly sought after by employers

Courses


What are some courses offered in Engineering Management at ODU?

ENMA 301:
Introduction to Engineering Management


An introduction to principles of management and organizational behavior as they apply to the engineering profession. Special emphasis on team building, quality leadership and planning, handling personnel issues, and marketing technology. Group exercises, case studies, and extensive writing and speaking assignments. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

ENMA 302:
Engineering Economics


Introduction to cost estimation, accounting and financial metrics. Valuation techniques, time value of money, and cash flow analysis. Economic analysis of engineering alternatives including depreciation effects, income taxes, inflation, engineering management capital budgeting of projects, portfolio and public sector projects.

ENMA 401:
Project Management


Foundations, principles, methods, and tools for effective design and management of projects in technology-based organizations. Project organization, life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementation, control, and evaluation. Special emphasis on project leadership, problem solving in team-based projects, project failure analysis, and advanced methods. Use of case studies and applications to reinforce course concepts. Students design and plan a project from concept through completion including proposal and post-project analysis. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Engineering Management at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Engineering Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

  • Applicants for the minor in engineering management must be juniors or seniors with a declared major and a minimum GPA of 2.00. 

  • The courses can also be taken by graduate students or other graduates. The minor requires completion of 12 credit hours of course work with a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses and prerequisite courses. 

  • A minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement must be taken through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Academic Program Management


Name:

Kim Bullington Ph.D.


Location:

2101K ENGINEERING SYSTEMS BLDG, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-4938


For General Inquiries:

emse@odu.edu


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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