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The Engineering Business Minor is a collaborative effort between Engineering and the Rotman School of Management. It is designed specifically for Engineering students interested in learning more about the business dimension of engineering, from finance and economics to management and leadership. Courses cover wealth production and creation, accounting, research and development, management, economics and entrepreneurship, all within a global context.
Who can Enrol
Students in all disciplines except the Engineering Science - Math, Statistics and Finance Option are eligible to participate in this minor. To complete an online enrollment form for the Engineering Business Minor, please click here: Business Minor Online Enrolment. For a PDF form to be returned to the Cross-Disciplinary Programs Office, please click here.
Students in the Engineering Business Minor must successfully complete of a minimum of six (6) 1-semester courses as outlined below.
1. Departmental Engineering Economics Course
(CHE249H1 F, CHE374H1 F, CME368H1 F, ECE472H1 F/S, MIE258H1 F)
2. JRE300H1 F/S - Foundations of Accounting and Finance (CS Elective)
3. JRE410H1 F - Markets and Competitive Strategy (CS Elective)
4. JRE420H1 S - People Management and Organizational Behaviour (CS Elective)
Choose two of the following electives
APS234H1 F - Entrepreneurship and Small Business (CS elective)
APS432H1 S - Entrepreneurship and Business Management (CS elective)
APS443H1 S - Leadership and Leading for Groups and Organizations (CS elective)
APS442H1 S - Cognitive and Psychological Foundations of Effective Leadership
APS510H1 F - Technologies and Organizations in Global Energy Systems (CS elective)
APS520H1 S - Technology, Engineering and Global Development (HSS elective)
CHE488H1S/CIV488H1S/ECE488H1F/MIE488H1F/MSE488H1S - Entrepreneurship and Business for Engineers (CS elective)
MIE354H1 F - Business Process Engineering (Industrial Tech Elective)
FOR308H1 F - Wood and it's Role in Societal Devel0pment (HSS elective)
GGR220H1 H - The Spatial Organization of Economic Activity (CS elective)
GGR221H1 H - New Economic Spaces (HSS elective - switched to HSS as of Aug 8/11)
GGR252H1 H - Marketing Geography (CS elective)
HPS283H1 S - The Engineer in History (HSS elective)
HPS308H1 F - Technology and Prosperity (HSS elective)
Departmental Thesis course may be counted as 1 credit (if an H course) or 2 credits (if a Y course) if the topic is closely related to Engineering Business. This requires the approval of the Director of the Engineering Business Minor.