Project Management Major (OCE Only)
The program is offered only through Online and Continuing Education (OCE).
The Project Management major aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the project management field according to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the leader in project management practice and scholarship. Students will study the main areas of competency as outlined by the PMI: project integration, scope and planning, scheduling, costs, quality, human resources, communication, monitoring and procurement.
This major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this catalog.
20 pre-requisite credits and 31 major credits for a total of 51 required credits, including:
|BNMG 310||ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGMENT||4|
|BNSS 250||CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS||4|
|ECON 210||PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS||4|
|MATH 140||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS||3|
|MATH 160||FINITE MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS||5|
|COMP 291||PROJECT MANAGEMENT I: FUNDAMENTALS||3|
|COMP 382||MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS||3|
|COMP 392||PROJECT MANAGEMENT II: MANAGEMENT SKILLS, ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT||3|
|COMP 393||PROJECT MANAGEMENT III: QUALITY MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS||3|
|COMP 404||OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT||3|
|COMP 480||INDEPENDENT STUDY||3|
|COMP 484||OPERATIONS RESEARCH||3|
|COMP 490||CAPSTONE PROJECT||4|
|COMM 230||INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES||3|
|COMM 233||MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN THE UNITED STATES||3|
Student Learning Outcomes
In successfully completing a major in Project Management, a student should be able to:
- Plan and manage complex projects using appropriate technologies and tools.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply project management principles and best practices to plan, execute and complete a project.
- Demonstrate the ability to manage change throughout the life of the project.
- Effectively communicate with diverse groups and populations within an organization.
- Demonstrate an ability to plan for human capital needs, acquire and develop skills needed for projects, motivate the project team, and measure the project team’s performance.
- Employ successful project team development and management strategies.
- Explain how project management practices can support organizational effectiveness.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how scheduling, budgeting, procurement, risk management and personnel management impact the success of a project.
- Learn the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) to prepare for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exams.