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Business Minor for Engineering (CIT Students Only)

The Undergraduate Business Program offers a business minor for Engineering to students in the Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT).

The minor is tailored to the students' needs for quantitative modeling techniques, skills, and knowledge of the complex activity streams in both project management and supply chain management.


Students may apply for a business minor for engineering provided they meet the following criteria:

  • 75 units/sophomore standing
  • Cumulative QPA of 2.5 or higher.

Please download and complete the Application Form: Business Minor for Engineering. Please turn it in, along with a copy of your academic audit, to the Undergraduate Business Office room 135 or 139, located in the Tepper School of Business (GSIA Building). After you submit the form, the Undergraduate Business Office will review your application to ensure that you meet the criteria. You will receive an acknowledgement by e-mail within two weeks.


The business minor for engineering requires a total of six courses. Please note: some courses have prerequisites that might include specific mathematics or other business courses. Prerequisites must be completed in order to enroll in these courses. Students may not take any courses for the minor as pass/fail. Students may receive credit for one course from another institution, which must be approved by the Undergraduate Business program prior to taking the course.

Required Courses:

  • Engineering Project Management Course
  • 73-100 Principles of Economics
  • 70-371 Production and Operations Management
  • 70-471 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (prerequisite: 70-371 above)
  • 21-292 Operations Research I (or) 21-257 Models and Methods for Optimization

Additional Course (Choose One):

The minor requires one of the following courses:
(Note: Due to high demand, specific business courses cannot be guaranteed to students pursuing a minor.)

  • 70-460 Mathematical Models for Consulting (or) 
  • 70-474 Quality Principles and Techniques


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