Bachelors (BS) in Project Management

Project Management (BS)

The Project Management program is a 36-semester hour program designed to guide students in becoming effective project managers, equipped with the knowledge, tools, and skills to deliver successful projects in today’s fast-paced business environment. The course of study blends the tools and techniques advocated by the Project Management Institute (PMI) into a solid study of the theories, techniques, and approaches used by successful managers and leaders Students who complete the program will be positioned academically to further their project management careers and to continue on to PMI certification, a commonly requested requirement of hiring managers.

Graduates of this program will:

  • Function as self-directed learners who engage in continuous professional growth through application of experiential learning principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate understanding of management and leadership functions, theories, and models; describe their own professional philosophy, and serve effectively as a team leader and a team member.
  • Apply appropriate project management methods, and demonstrate the ethical, technical, and behavioral competencies necessary for the successful management of projects.
  • Utilize the management tools, analytical methods, and research skills necessary to identify organizational problems and to formulate solutions for those problems.
  • Apply the principles of organizational environment, design, systems, and change to facilitate improvements in operations and strategy.
  • Exhibit effective leadership communication skills and an understanding of organizational communication strategies and methods.
  • Describe how their understanding of ethics and Christian values informs their project management, leadership, and management practices in an organizational context.

Students are required to obtain a minimum grade of C- in all courses taken for the major.

Major Requirements

Management Core (15 hours)
MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior 3
MGOL 403 Organizational Theory 3
MGOL 407 Christian Faith and Thought 3
MGOL 410 Financial Decision Making 3
MGOL 431 Operations Management 3
Project Management Major Coursework (21 hours)
MPJM 418 Introduction to Project Management 3
MPJM 412 Waterfall Project Management Methodologies 3
MPJM 419 Agile Project Management Methodologies 3
MPJM 424 Project Risk Management 3
MPJM 439 Ethics for Project Managers 3
MPJM 441 Change Management 3
MPJM 442 Team Management and Leadership 3
Degree Completion Course Descriptions