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Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management Systems Online

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management Systems Online


Program Overview

Unlock Your STEM Potential With an Engineering Management Degree Online


Pursue career success as a engineering manager with the online Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management Systems program from Arkansas State University. Learn how to be instrumental in executing essential engineering projects and tasks while also planning, organizing and leading the human elements in research and production. Upon earning your degree, you will be prepared to integrate engineering-based management systems across a variety of technological environments.

icon $258 Per Credit Hour
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icon 120 Credit Hours
icon $258 Per Credit Hour
icon Up to 90 Hours Transfer Credits
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Our B.S. in Engineering Management Systems curriculum will guide you to a well-versed understanding of a series of technological applications such as MS Project, Office Suite, Primavera and various programming languages. You will learn to lead by example and collaborate across multiple teams to coordinate newer, more efficient ways to work and succeed. Upon graduation, you can apply your new knowledge and STEM-based skills to solve engineering problems to further your career.

Our 100% online format, taught by our expert faculty, affords you the flexibility to earn your degree on your schedule while still benefiting from all the advantages of in-class learning. For only $258 per credit hour, you can access curriculum designed to help you learn today—and apply your skills tomorrow—by focusing on all the elements to design and manage a project from start to completion.

As a graduate, you will be prepared for positions in engineering management, such as:

  • Engineering Manager
  • General Engineering Technician
  • Project Manager
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Nuclear Emergency Planner
  • Quality Engineer
  • Safety Specialist
  • Supply Chain Manager
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Earning your bachelor’s degree could increase your first-year income by an average of 77% – Arkansas Research Center, 2019

Tuition

Affordable A-State Tuition Makes It Easy to Advance


Our B.S. in Engineering Management Systems online program offers the same affordable tuition to in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included in the total tuition.

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Tuition Per Credit Hour $258
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $774

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Time Your Bachelor's in Engineering to Fit Your Life


Earn your B.S. in Engineering Management Systems on your schedule in a 100% online format featuring accelerated courses and multiple start dates per year.

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Summer 2021 5 wk 07/06/2021 08/06/2021 06/21/2021 06/25/2021 07/01/2021 07/02/2021 07/23/2021
Fall 2021 7 wk 08/24/2021 10/08/2021 08/09/2021 08/13/2021 08/19/2021 08/20/2021 09/24/2021
7 wk 10/18/2021 12/10/2021 10/04/2021 10/08/2021 10/14/2021 10/15/2021 11/26/2021
Spring 2022 7 wk 01/11/2022 02/25/2022 12/15/2021 12/17/2021 01/06/2022 01/07/2022 02/11/2022
7 wk 03/07/2022 04/29/2022 02/21/2022 02/25/2022 03/03/2022 03/04/2022 04/15/2022
Summer 2022 5 wk 05/31/2022 07/01/2022 05/16/2022 05/20/2022 05/26/2022 05/27/2022 06/17/2022
5 wk 07/05/2022 08/05/2022 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 06/30/2022 07/01/2022 07/22/2022
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Admissions

Check Out This Admission Checklist for the Engineering Management Program


A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process for both new students and transfers. Students who are interested in the B.S. in Engineering Management Systems online program should review and follow the requirements for admission below.

  • When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps in the application process.
  • Select three emphasis areas and submit this form.
  • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
  • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT and SAT). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
    • SAT test score of 1070
  • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
  • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
    • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
    • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
  • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
  • Foreign born students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. Transcripts will be evaluated by Arkansas State University. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

Additional Information

Students who have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

For students who have:

  • Fewer than 12 college hours: Submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
  • 13 - 23 college hours: Have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
  • 24 or more college hours: Have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

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Jonesboro, AR 72401

Courses

The Courses You'll Take as an Engineering Management Student


To earn your B.S. in Engineering Management Systems, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. The program includes 38 credit hours of general education courses, 60 credit hours of major courses and 22 credit hours of elective courses. Students can finish faster by transferring previously earned credit hours. Transfer credit hours will be evaluated during the admission process.

Students must take all of the following courses.

ACCT 2033: Introduction to Financial Accounting

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to accounting and the accounting cycle includes focus on basic accounting and reporting for merchandising and service-oriented business organizations. Primary emphasis is on accounting principles applicable to measuring assets, liabilities, owners' equity and income. Special measurement problems for partnerships and corporations.

ACCT 2133: Introduction to Managerial Accounting

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course covers basic accounting and reporting for manufacturing companies. The course is also devoted to managerial uses of accounting data for the decision-making function and to special accounting reports.

EGRM 3003: Technical Entrepreneurship

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Perspectives at the political, social and personal levels for engineers dealing with entrepreneurship and innovation. Project required.

EGRM 3013: Project Management and Practice

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The identification, selection, and planning of projects, including structure, work breakdown structures (WBS), scheduling, PERT/Gantt charts, critical path method (CPM), budgeting, decision analysis, risk management, and the monitoring and control of projects.

EGRM 4003: Engineering Management Design I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Multidisciplinary group work on a design problem from conceptualization through selection of best alternative. A project proposal is required. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

EGRM 4013: Engineering Management Design II

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Group work to complete final design and testing aspects of a senior design project. A public oral presentation is required. Prerequisite: C or better in EGRM 4003.

EGRM 4023: Engineering Management 1

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The essentials of management that are pertinent to practicing managers are emphasized. The theory, principles and techniques are presented as an art and applying the science of the underlying organized knowledge of management to the realities of situations. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

EGRM 4033: Value Engineering Systems

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Application of techniques which maximize the value of products, processes, construction or services. Topics covered include functional analysis, functional costing, generation of alternative designs, evaluation of alternative designs, lifecycle cost analysis, proposal preparation, and presentations. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

EGRM 4043: Logistics and Supply Chain

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Topics of logistics operations in transportation, concepts of facilities and methods used in supply chain. Third party logistics, fleet management, physical distribution and a number of other concepts are introduced. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

EGRM 4053: Technical Human Resource Management for Engineers

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Application of human resource management in an organization, including human resource leadership, recruitment strategies, equal employment selection, employee retention and turnover, performance management, employment law, diversity, and global talent management. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

EGRM 4063: Engineering Management Internship

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Practical experience in engineering management. Evaluation and reports required. Prerequisites: program director approval.

EGRM 4073: Facilities Management Systems

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Methods of designing new facilities and expanding or renovating existing facilities. Planning facility layout, facility location, and activities are presented. Topics such as analysis of workspace, workflow, material handling systems, facility planning data collection methods, and process flow-charting are covered. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 2143 or MATH 2204.

LAW 2023: Legal Environment of Business

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the fundamental elements of the Anglo American legal system and its common law origins. The scope of the course will include the application and operation of the legal system in the remedy of business disputes, the development and operation of the court system, and the regulation of American business and industry by the United States government.

MATH 2143: Business Calculus

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course looks at exponential functions, mathematics of finance, systems of linear equations, linear inequalities and linear programming, limits, derivatives, and integrals, business calculus applications including marginal analysis, extrema and concavity of functions of one and several variables.

MGMT 3123: Principles of Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course is an overview of foundational management principles, including internal and external assessment and planning, organization structure and design, leadership and motivation, and decision and control processes.

POSC 3003: Introduction to Political Analysis

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the discipline of political science, its subfields, and to the use of the social scientific method and logical inquiry.

TECH 3773: Statistics

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Basic concepts and methods of statistics in a technical environment, including descriptive statistics, significant tests, estimation, sampling and correlation.

TECH 3863: Industrial Safety

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

An introduction of the basic concepts of safety and health. Topics include the role of the safety professional, social, legislative and regulatory requirements as well as the concepts of hazard recognition, evaluation and control.

TECH 4813: Operations Systems Research

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Quantitative techniques for decision making, break even analysis, economic models, Gaussian distributions, inventory control, production models, and mathematical programming. Prerequisite: MATH 1023.

TECH 4823: Quality Assurance

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The principles and practices of quality in manufactured products. Familiarization with industrial methods and equipment used in quality assessment. Basic topics include histograms, Pareto diagrams, control charts, acceptance sampling, process capability, cause and effect diagrams, reliability, visual inspection, and the relationship between quality and cost. Prerequisite: TECH 3773 or TECH 2883.

You must take 22 hours of electives to satisfy the 120 credit hours required for this program. Choose courses with the assistance of an advisor and per your degree plan. Electives can come from any courses offered as long as prerequisites are met.

You must take the following courses.

First-year course

You must take the following Making Connections course.

UC 1013: Making Connections

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Required course for all first semester freshmen. Course content is centered around the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful ASU student, including academic performance, problem solving, critical thinking, self-management and group building skills, university policies and other relevant issues.

Communication Requirement 

Must have 6 credit hours of the following courses.

ENG 1003: Composition I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Study and practice of fundamentals of written communication, including principles of grammar, punctuation, spelling, organization, and careful analytical reading. Prerequisite, with grade of C or better, for ENG 1013.

ENG 1013: Composition II

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Continues the practice of ENG 1003 to develop further the skills learned in that course. Based on reading and discussion of various types of writing, the students’ essays will provide practice in different kinds of rhetorical development, including research and documentation.

Mathematics Requirement 

Must have 3 to 4 credit hours or any higher level mathematics course for which College Algebra is a prerequisite. The course listed below is the only one offered online through A-State at this time.

MATH 1043: Quantitative Reasoning

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Quantitative Reasoning Quantitative reasoning as the approach to understanding relationships using mathematical and algebraic methodologies. Contemporary topics will be used to identify, analyze, generalize, and communicate quantitative relationships.

Arts and Humanities Requirement 

Students must complete three courses from this section. At least one must be a fine arts course, one humanities, and one English course. Please note that Intro to the Literature of the Western World I ENG 2003 and Intro to the Literature of the Western World II ENG 2013 are offered online through Arkansas State University. Other Fine Arts courses not offered online are ART 2501, THEA 2503, PHIL 1103.

ENG 2003: Introduction to World Literature I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the analysis and interpretation of literary works from several historical periods ranging from early civilizations through the Renaissance.

ENG 2013: Introduction to World Literature II

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to the analysis and interpretation of literary works from several historical periods ranging from the Renaissance to the present.

MUS 2503: Fine Arts – Music

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to music for the listener who has had no formal musical training or experience. A study of musical styles and composers and their cultural and historical contexts.

Social Sciences Requirement 

Three of the following courses must be completed. At least one course must be selected from SOC 2213, HIST 2773, or POSC 2103. Please note that POSC 2103, Introduction to American Government, and SOC 2213, Introduction to Sociology are offered online through Arkansas State University. Other social science courses that can be taken but not offered online are ECON 2313, ECON 2333, POSC 1003.

POSC 2103: Introduction to US Government

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The constitution, government, and politics of the United States.

SOC 2213: Principles of Sociology

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Human society and social behavior.

PSY 2013: Introduction to Psychology

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Study of the important scientific, principles of individual human behavior from biological, cognitive, social, and behavioral perspectives.

Life Science Requirement 

One of the following courses and lab must be completed. Please note that Biological Science BIO 1003 and Laboratory for Biological Science BIO 1001 are offered online through Arkansas State University. Other courses that may be taken but not offered online are BIO 1033, BIO 1063, BIO 2013.

BIO 1003: Biological Science

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The major characteristics and processes of life emphasizing the human organism. Promotes understanding of diversity and unity among living organisms with focus on ecological interactions and responsibilities of people within their social and natural environment. Lecture three hours per week. Special course fees may apply. Must be taken with BIO 1001.

BIO 1001: Biological Science Lab

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 1

Laboratory, must be taken with BIO 1003. There will be a fee when purchasing the LabKit. Please visit the tuition and fees page for pricing.

Physical Sciences Requirement 

CHEM 1043: Fundamental Concepts of Chemistry I

Duration: Varies  |  Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to selected fundamental concepts including dimensional analysis, mole concept, atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, intermolecular interactions, gases, mixtures, kinetics, equilibrium and acid base chemistry. Fall, Summer.

CHEM 1041: Fundamental Concepts of Chemistry Lab

Duration: Varies  |  Credit Hours: 1

Special course fees apply. Prerequisite or co-requisite of CHEM 1043. Fall, Summer.

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