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 350||IT for Networked Organizations||3|
|BADM 374||Management Decision Models (Prerequisite: ECON 203)||3|
|BADM 375||Business Process Management||3|
|BADM 377||Project Management||3|
|BADM 378||Logistics Management||3|
|BADM 379||Business Process Improvement||3|
|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|
One of these three course requirements may be satisfied by an appropriate internship, approved in advance by the Head of the Department of Business Administration or designee.