Undergraduate Program

Operations Management

Operations Management involves the design and management of an organization’s systems and processes focusing on the creation and delivery of products and services. This includes such functions as capacity planning, inventory management, logistics management, production planning and control, resource allocation and total quality. Career opportunities exist in consulting, manufacturing, retailing, service organizations and government.

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Students pursuing the Operations Management major should complete MATH 220 or MATH 140 and BMGT 230 or 231 prior to junior standing; and those interested in graduate work in this field are strongly advised to complete MATH 141, MATH 240 and 241 as well.

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New Requirements

(New General Education) Effective for students entering UM in Spring 2014 and later. Students who entered UM prior to Spring 2014 have the option of adopting these new requirements. Please consult your Smith School Academic Advisor if you have questions.

Old Requirements

(New General Education) Effective for students entering UM in Fall 2012 through Fall 2013. Students who entered UM prior to Fall 2012 have the option of adopting these new requirements. External transfer students will be required to complete the new Smith School core requirements (launched in 2011) beginning Fall 2013. Please consult your Smith School Academic Advisor if you have questions.

(CORE General Education) Effective for students entering UM in Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. External transfer students will be required to complete the new Smith School core requirements (launched in 2011) beginning Fall 2013.

(CORE General Education) Effective for students entering UM in Fall 2005 through Spring 2011.

(CORE General Education) Effective for students entering UM from Fall 1996 through Spring 2005

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Economics Requirements:

One of the following courses:

ECON 305, 306, 330 (formerly 430), 340 (formerly 440)

3 credits

Total

3 credits

Major Requirements:

BMGT 332 - Operations Research for Management Decisions

3 credits

BMGT 385 - Production Management

3 credits

BMGT 485 - Project Management

3 credits

One of the following courses:

3 credits

BMGT 430 - Linear Statistical Models in Business
BMGT 434 - Introduction to Optimization
BMGT 435 - Business Process Simulation
 

Two of the following courses:

6 credits

BMGT 403 - Systems Analysis and Design
BMGT 372 - Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt
BMGT 486 - Total Quality Management or BMGT 487 - Six Sigma Innovation (Credit will be allowed for only BMGT 486 or 487)
BMGT 490 - The Total Quality Practicum (Open only to QUEST students)

or one of the following courses not selected above:
BMGT 430 - Linear Statistical Models in Business
BMGT 434 - Introduction to Optimization
BMGT 435 - Business Process Simulation

 
Total 18 credits