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Engineering Management

BS in Engineering Mgmt

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Engineering Management program combines knowledge of basic sciences, engineering sciences and mathematics with operations management tools providing breadth of knowledge in engineering. Students achieve depth of knowledge in engineering by pursuing a formal minor in another College of Engineering department. Graduates of the program have found employment in diverse fields related to the engineering profession.

Major Details

College: College of Engineering
Admissions Requirements:

This major has additional admission criteria. Please see the College of Engineering website for more information.

Math Required:


    This strand involves skill and facility with calculus. The S-strand begins at one of two calculus options - MATH 124 (Calculus I with Applications) or MATH 125 (Calculus I). Students who successfully complete the S-strand may continue on to MATH 129 (Calculus II), MATH 223 (Vector Calculus), or beyond. Those who choose but are not ready to begin the S-strand will be required to take preparatory work.
Second Language Required:


  • This major doesn't have Language Requirements.
Fees: Yes
Pre-Major: No
Available at:
  • Main Campus

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2016 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
MATH 124 Calculus I with Applications 5
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
ENGR 102 Introduction to Engineering 3
Tier I General Education 3
2nd Semester
MATH 129 Calculus II 3
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II or MSE 110 Solid State Chemistry 4
ECE 175 Computer Programming for Engineering Applications or CSC 127A Introduction to Computer Science 3
ENGL 102 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
3rd Semester
CHEE 201 Elements of Chemical Engineering I or AME 230 Thermodynamics 3
MATH 223 Vector Calculus 4
PHYS 141 Introductory Mechanics 4
SIE 265 Engineering Management I 3
Tier I General Education 3
4th Semester
CE 214 Statics 3
MATH 254  Intro to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
PHYS 241 Introductory Electricity and Magnetism 4
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
5th Semester
SIE 305 Introduction to Engineering Probability and Statistics or CE 310 Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering 3
SIE 340 Deterministic Operations Research 3
ECE 207 Elements of Electrical Engineering 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
COMM 312 Applied Organizational Communication or ENGL 307 Technical Writing 3
6th Semester
SIE 467 Engineering Management II 3
SIE 457 Project Managment 3
ENGR 495S Senior Colloquium 1
SIE 431 Simulation Modeling and Analysis 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
7th Semester
SIE 415 Technical Sales and Marketing 3
SIE 462 Production Systems Analysis 3
SIE 498A Senior Design Projects I 2
MIS 465 Managing for Quality Improvement or SIE 406 Quality Engineering 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
8th Semester
SIE 498B Senior Design Projects II 3
ENGR 414 Law for Engineers and Scientists 3
ECON 330 Macroeconomic Institutions and Policy 3
Technical Area Elective - See advisor for course approval 3
Tier II General Education 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

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Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
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  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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Career Planning

The knowledge gained in the Engineering Management major of basic sciences; mathematics; and engineering science, management, and policy provides students with a strong career foundation. Graduates in this major may work in management capacities as project managers, consultants, researchers, planners, or supervisors in fields including technology, aerospace, alternative energy production, and manufacturing, among many others.

Potential Career Areas

  • Product development
  • Project management
  • Materials management
  • Facilities oversight
  • Quality assurance
  • Research
  • Manufacturing

Sample Employers

  • Utility companies
  • Airports
  • Manufacturers
  • Construction projects
  • Energy companies
  • Transportation authorities
  • Consulting firms
  • Government agencies
  • Research institutes

Sample Job Titles and National Salary Range

Job Title Salary Range
Engineering Manager $64,000 - $146,000
Development Manager $40,000 - $80,000
Engineering Supervisor, Television Station $30,000 - $65,000
Management Consultant $44,370 - $84,300
Project Manager $60,300 - $145,600
Director of Engineering, Resort $35,000 - $65,000
Industrial Production Manager $41,270 - $87,120
Compliance Manager $35,000 - $60,000
Process Engineering Manager $80,300 - $123,310
Production Engineer $32,840 - $98,790
Technical Sales Manager $52,950 - $105,260
Materials Manager $50,972 - $101,120
Wind Energy Project Manager $49,680 - $85,130
Aviation Manager $41,270 - $120,080