Project Management Minor

Why should I study Project Management?

Project Management is a growing field that involves managing people, resources, and budgets to ensure projects are completed on-time and on-cost.  Everyone in their career will work on projects as a leader or part of a team.  This role is found in many service and manufacturing companies.

A minor in Project Management can prepare you for a potential career in project management or to be effective when you are working on a project team. Having received this minor differentiates you as employers seek more skilled professionals in this discipline. 

Additionally, completion of the minor will prepare participants to pursue further credentials in the project management arena, including the knowledge and skills required for the Project Management Institute (PMI)®Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification exam and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.

For more information about this minor or about the CAPM® or PMP® certifications, please contact Ms. Diane Kutz, PMP, Instructor of Management at 256-765-5076 or via email at

Outside resources for those considering a Project Management Minor:

Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification Home

Free Online Guide to the Best Project Management Software

Consider a Minor in Project Management

Courses Required are: 

  • MG 100 - Introduction to Business
    *Not open to admitted business majors, however any MG elective can be substituted
  • MG 330 - Principles of Management
  • MG 331 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • MG 340 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • MG 445 - Microsoft Project
  • MG 485 - Project Management

*Note:  A minor may be declared as long as there are 6 hours of unique coursework separate form the student's major.