In order to succeed in this major, a student should enjoy the physical sciences and mathematics in order to succeed in the engineering courses, yet also possess the interest and skills needed to succeed in business courses. This student also needs a strong grasp of oral and written communication skills. Students in these fields should enjoy analyzing social and technical systems, appreciate the process of changing organizations, and exhibit the skills required of any good manager: leadership, listening, speaking and writing, decision making, planning and so forth.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Engineering Management majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.