Operations Management Major

Department of Operations & Decision Technologies

Operations Management Major Requirements (15 credits)

Required Grades and GPA

Major GPA of 2.0 or higher – GPA includes all courses counting toward the Operations major.

Other Policies

The Operations Management major may not be declared in conjunction with the Supply Chain Management major. 

Required courses (9 credit hours):

  • BUS-P 319: Supply Chain Management with Digital Technologies (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
    • BUS-P 421 (no longer offered) fulfills this requirement
  • BUS-P 320: Supply Chain Management: Sourcing (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-P 429: Operations Processes (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher

Elective courses (6 credits hours):

  • Choose one:
    • BUS-A 311: Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits) P: BUS-A 304/201 & BUS-A 306/202 with grades of C or higher
    • BUS-A 310: Management Decisions and Financial Reporting (3 credits) P: BUS-A 304/201 & BUS-A 306/202 with grades of C or higher
  • BUS-A 325: Cost Accounting (3 credits) P: BUS-A 304/201 & BUS-A 306/202 with grades of C or higher
  • BUS-F 305: Intermediate Corporate Finance (3 credits) P: BUS-F 370/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-F 307: Working Capital Management (3 credits) P: BUS-F 370/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-K 315: Business Process Management (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-K 327: Modeling Business Data (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-K 353: Business Analytics and Modeling (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-M 303: Marketing Research (3 credits) P: BUS-M 370/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-M 346: Analysis of Marketing Data (3 credits) P: BUS-M 370/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-P 316: Sustainable Operations (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-P 356: Lean Six Sigma (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-P 390: Supply Chain Management/Operations Management Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: varies by study abroad program
    • Students can count one course and/or up to 3 credits (whichever is in the student's best interest) of BUS-P 390 toward the Operations Management major
  • BUS-P 431: Supply Chain Management: Logistics and Distribution (3 credits) P: BUS-P 370/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-P 454:  Supply Chain Consulting Practicum (3 credits) P: Application & instructor consent
    • Contact instructor for application information
    • Replaces BUS-P 455: TOPIC: Supply Chain Practicum (3 credits) 
  • BUS-P 481: Supply Chain Planning and Analytics (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-S 305: Technology Infrastructure (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-S 307: Data Management (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-S 326: Web and Social Media Analytics (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-S 364: Business Data Programming (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201/204 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-S 400: Integration of Systems and the Business (3 credits) P: BUS-K 303/304 with grade of C or higher; not available to Accounting majors
    • BUS-A 337 can substitute for BUS-S 400 for Accounting majors only
    • BUS-S 400 will not count as a supporting major course for Accounting majors
  • BUS-Z 404: Effective Negotiations (3 credits) P: BUS-Z 370/J304 with grade of C or higher