Bachelor of Science in Project Management

The Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM) is a 180-credit-hour program that is offered online and at both Colorado campuses. It consists of 66 general education credit hours, 82 credit hours devoted to core business and management courses, and 32 credit hours in the project management concentration.

This globally accredited program for students interested in the project management field is aligned with project management standards and skills. Its focus is on student practice and understanding of project management industry standards in various work settings.

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

Program Accreditations and Alignments

The curriculum covers the various knowledge areas, including the PMI Talent Triangle™, specified by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) and A Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, the industry standard for project management. CTU’s BSPM is accredited by PMI-GAC and is an approved PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) program.


The BSPM Program prepares the student to:
  • Understand how leadership and management influence project team and stakeholder engagement
  • Apply best practices as described in the PMBOK® Guide to accomplish project work
  • Identify and analyze project scope to meet customer expectations

BSPM Program Competencies:

  • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
  • Evaluate the impact that a global marketplace and economy has on project management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making.
  • Discover how project managers align organizational strategy with leadership and stakeholder needs to satisfy project requirements.
  • Apply appropriate PMBOK® Guide knowledge areas to project situations and work environments. 
  • Define a project, project management, and type of project structures, project life cycle phases, knowledge areas, and process. 
  • Explain management and integration of organizational programs and project portfolios. 
  • Identify tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement. 
  • Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan and develop contingency plans. 
  • Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders; manage scope changes.

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

COMS105Interpersonal Communication

4.5

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics

4.5

ECON212Principles of Microeconomics

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

MATH301Data Driven Statistics

4.5

PHIL101Introduction to Ethics

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMNELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Core

ACCT201Accounting I

4

ACCT202Accounting II

4

ACCT203Accounting III

4

BADM150Contemporary Business Trends

4

BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications

4

FINC225Financial Statement Analysis

4

HRMT215Management of Human Resources

4

HRMT440Managing Organizational Change

4

IT190Introduction to IT

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles

4

MGM316International Business Communications

4

MGMT115Introductory Business Practices

4

MGMT235Business Law I

4

MGMT345Operations Management

4

MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies

4

MKTG225Introduction to Marketing

4

MPM210Introduction to Project Management

6

SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

4

 

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

or

MGM255Management Fundamentals

4

Total Credit Hours:82

Courses: Concentration

MPM344Project Risk Management

4

MPM346Contracts and Procurement

4

MPM357Project Performance and Quality Assurance

4

MPM436Project Cost and Scheduling

4

MPM460Human Resources within Project Management

4

MPM 480The Evolution of Project Management

4

PM220Project Management Tools

4

PM430Project Management Capstone

4

Total Credit Hours:32

Total Credit Hours: 180


The Bachelor of Science in Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).


Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus