Management with Operations Management Option, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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Students interested in learning about management should consider the Management major. Within this major students can follow three options: General Business Option, Human Resource Management Option and Operations Management Option.

The Operations Management Option is for students interested in the daily management activities of an organization. It prepares students with techniques and objectives to help service oriented and/or manufacturing oriented organizations achieve their objectives. Topics that are covered include productivity measures, demand forecasting, location analysis, layout analysis, process choice, scheduling, quality management and supply chain management.

Courses taken for the Operations Management Option beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Finance Major, Marketing Major, the Human Resource Management Option, and the General Business Option.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
Note: ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill GECRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree. However, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Note: students are required to take the MFT as a business program requirement during the quarter the student takes the senior capstone for business.
Required Operations Management Courses
DSCI 446BUSINESS FORECASTING4
OPSM 425SERVICE AND OPERATION ANALYSIS4
OPSM 428GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT4
OPSM 441QUALITY MANAGEMENT4
Electives–select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.8-10
Total Credits93-95

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • know the vocabulary of the operations management discipline;
  • explain key operations management concepts such as operations strategy, planning, scheduling, processes and their relationships;
  • apply operations management concepts to solve operations management problems such as related to planning, scheduling, the supply chain and quality management;
  • calculate resource allocations using operations management tools and techniques and analyze performance using appropriate quantitative methods;
  • assess a company’s resource needs based on weekly shifts in simulated operations performance.