May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2020  
May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM)

(Please see the Herzing University Undergraduate Program Offerings by Location  chart in the catalog for a list of Herzing locations offering this program.)

Program Description

This program is designed to develop the student’s analytical and communications skills and equips the student with the experience and training to identify priorities, isolate specific assignments, and deploy and coordinate resources to accomplish projects on time, on budget, and within scope. The core components of this program include managing project teams, managing project risk, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, lean management, and project planning.

Business Management Core Program Outcomes

Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  1. Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
  2. Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.
  3. Develop a marketing plan
  4. Formulate strategic business solutions

Project Management Program Outcomes

Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  1. Examine the project management processes.
  2. Utilize quality procedures and concepts for ensuring goods, services, and the entire business environment is high-quality and enhanced.
  3. Learn how to plan and report progress within the project environment by using advanced key concepts of planning within the realm of information technology.
  4. Apply industry methodologies in identifying, minimizing, and avoiding risks through the entire life cycle of the project

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, general and operations manager, sales manager, and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 120.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Management Core Courses

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in Project Management

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Business Elective Courses

A minimum of 7.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course.

Required Capstone or Internship

3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline.

12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications

9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity)

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics

3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

A minimum of 2.00 semester credit hours is required.