Undergraduate Program

Operations Management & Business Analytics

The Operations Management & Business Analytics major (OM&BA) was formerly titled Operations Management.  This major will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully apply quantitative and statistically based modeling techniques to data and advantageously use the information in the data to drive decision making and improve performance in an era with massive amounts of data.  Students with these skills are in high demand and career opportunties exist in the public and private sectors and in a variety of industries including energy, finance, insurance, health care, logistics and marketing. 

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Those interested in graduate work in this field are strongly advised to complete MATH 141, MATH 240 and 241.

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New Requirements

(New General Education) Effective for students entering UMD in Fall 2015 and later. Students who entered UMD prior to Fall 2015 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 Spring 2014 through Spring 2015. 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.

(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 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory & Policy (or ECON 325)
ECON 306 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (or ECON 326)
ECON 330 Money & Banking (or BMGT341)
ECON 340 International Economics

3 credits

Total

3 credits

Major Requirements:

BMGT 332 - Operations Research for Management Decisions

3 credits

BMGT 385 - Production Management

3 credits

BMGT 430 - Linear Statistcal Models in Business

3 credits

BMGT 431 - Data Analytics

3 credits

One of the following courses

3 credits

BMGT 434 - Introduction to Optimization
BMGT 435 - Business Process Simulation
 

One of the following courses

3 credits

BMGT 372 - Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt
BMGT 403 - Systems Analysis and Design
BMGT 404 - Developing Applications for Decision Analytics
BMGT 485 - Project Management
BMGT 487 - Six Sigma Innovation
BMGT 490 - The Total Quality Practicum (Open only to QUEST students)

Or one of the following courses not selected above:

BMGT 434 - Introduction to Optimization
BMGT 435 - Business Process Simulation

 

Total

18 credits