Minor in Contract Management and Acquisition

Students may seek an academic minor in contract management and acquisition.

The minor in contract management and acquisition complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by integrating concepts from various business disciplines to present the requirements and techniques used in federal contracting and the acquisition of goods and services. Focus is on the successful application of contract management principles and execution of all phases of the contract management process

Requirements for the Minor

The minor in contract management and acquisition requires the completion of 15 credits of coursework related to contract management and acquisition.

Students must complete BMGT 339 Introduction to Federal Contracting.

The remaining coursework may be chosen from the following:

  • ACCT 350 Federal Financial Management (3)
  • ACCT 410 Accounting for Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations (3)
  • ACCT 451 Federal Accounting Management (3)
  • BMGT 317 Decision Making (3)
  • BMGT 372 Supply Chain Management (3)
  • BMGT 375 Purchasing Management (3)
  • BMGT 380 Business Law I (3)
  • BMGT 482 Advanced Contracting (3)
  • BMGT 487 Project Management I (3)
  • BMGT 488 Project Management II (3)
  • IFSM 438 Information Systems Project Management (3)
  • WRTG 494 Grant and Proposal Writing (3)

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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