Engineering Innovation Minor

This minor provides the academic background for graduates to think more creatively, innovatively, and entrepreneurially. Graduates are more rounded with innovative skill sets that enhance career advancement opportunities, either for employers or in their own entrepreneurial pursuits.

Fast Facts
  • Open to undergraduate students in any engineering discipline.
  • 15 credits, completed with a minimum 2.8 combined GPA
  • To declare a minor, you will need to fill out this FORM.
  • Course schedules, deadlines, and other information are available via the University Registrar.
  • For more detailed information, refer to the Undergraduate Catalog
  • Students cannot earn both the Engineering Innovation minor and the Engineering Innovation certificate.
Required Courses
ENC 3246Professional Communication for Engineers3
EGN 4643Engineering Innovation3
Select six credits6
EGS 2036Fundamentals of the New Engineer (1 credit)
EGN 2020CEngineering Design & Society (2 Credits)
EGN 4641Engineering Entrepreneurship (3 Credits)
EGS 4038Engineering Leadership (3 Credits)
EGS 4625Fundamentals of Engineering Project Management (3 Credits)
EGS 4100Divergent Thinking (3 Credits)
Select a total of three credits.3
EGN 4940NSF Fellowship Preparation (1 Credit)
Or one internship/co-op offering specific to departments:
CGN 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
CIS 4940Practical Work (1 Credit)
CIS 4949Co-Op Work in CISE (1 Credit)
EAS 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
ECH 4948Internship Work Experience (1 Credit)
ECH 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
EEL 4948Practical Work in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1 Credit)
EEL 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
EGN 4949Engineering Internship/Co-op (1-3 Credits)
EGN 5949Prac/Intern/Coop Work (1-6 Credits)
EMA 4949Co-Op Work Experience (1 Credit)
EML 4945Practical Work in Mechanical Engineering (1 Credit)
EML 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
ENU 4949Co-op Work Experience (1 Credit)
ENV 4949Environmental Engineering Internship/Co-op (1-3 Credits)
ESI 4949Co-Op Work Experience (1 Credit)
Total Credits15