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About this Program

Only students enrolled in an engineering degree-granting major are eligible for this minor.

The curriculum enhances the engineering discipline with courses in communications, business, management and accounting. There is a core requirement of seven to eight credits, a communication skills elective requirement of three credits and a management skills elective requirement of six to eight credits.

Required Courses

ACG 2021Introduction to Financial Accounting3-4
or AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance
AEB 3341Selling Strategically3
EGN 4930Sales Engineer Seminar1
Select one:3
Civil Engineering Cost Analysis
Process Economics and Optimization
Engineering Economy
AEB 3300Agricultural and Food Marketing3-4
or MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing
Communications Skills elective3
Total Credits16-18


Communications Skills Electives

AEC 3030CEffective Oral Communication3
ENC 3250Professional Communication3
ENC 3246Professional Communication for Engineers3
SDS 4410Interpersonal Communication Skills3
SPC 2300Introduction to Interpersonal Communication3
SPC 2608Introduction to Public Speaking3