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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

Engineering Leadership Development

A. James Clark School of Engineering
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall, 301-405-0234

The minor in Engineering Leadership Development prepares engineering students for life-long leadership roles in education, industry, and government. The minor will complement the technical skills and knowledge students acquire during their academic careers to better prepare them for leadership and collaborative roles in their professional futures. Students in the A. James Clark School of Engineering may earn a minor in Engineering Leadership Development by completing coursework which focuses on communication, global awareness, project management, understanding oneself, and working effectively with others.


The minor in Engineering Leadership Development consists of 16 credit hours. A maximum of six credits may also count toward the student's major, and no more than six credits may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park. All courses counted toward the minor must be completed with a "C-" or better. The following courses are required:

  • ENES317: Introduction to Engineering Leadership (3 credits)
  • ENCE320: Engineering Project Management (3 credits)
  • ENES472: International Business Cultures in Engineering and Technology (3 credits)
  • ENES424: Engineering Leadership Capstone Course (3 credits)
  • EDHI338: Intergroup Dialogue (1 credit)
  • Elective: Requires advisor approval (3 credits)

Note: ENES317, ENCE320, and ENES472 must be taken before ENES424.

Contact the minor advisor, Ramsey Jabaji ( rjabaji@umd.edu ), or visit the web at   www.ilp.umd.edu  for more information.

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