Major in Operations Management

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Operations Management

The Operations Management major develops concepts and skills for crafting innovative ways to deliver a firm's goods and services.  It focuses upon the productive management of capital, human capital and information resources upon the process of value creation.  The coursework devotes particular attention to the definition of business goals and the design of management policies and procedures for achieving those goals.  Students majoring in Operations Management typically will seek careers as operations or strategy consultants, supply chain analysts, quality management professionals, manufacturing or service operations managers, project managers or leaders within other mission-critical functions of an organization.

In addition to the Operations Management major's requirements, Business Administration students must also fulfill the Urbana-Champaign campus's General Education requirements and the College of Business Core Courses requirements (for more detail, refer to the College of Business Undergraduate section).

Requirements for the major are:

BADM 350IT for Networked Organizations3
BADM 374Management Decision Models (Prerequisite: ECON 203)3
BADM 375Business Process Management3
BADM 377Project Management3
BADM 378Logistics Management3
BADM 379Business Process Improvement3
Select three of the following:9-10
Individual Behavior in Orgs (Prerequisite: BADM 310) 1
Org Design and Environment (Prerequisite: BADM 310) 1
New Product Development (Prerequisite: BADM 320) 1
Info Sys Analysis and Design (Prerequisite: BADM 350) 1
Small Business Consulting 1
Decision Support Systems 1
Total Hours27