Operations Management centers on integration of technology, people, and operating procedures to execute ongoing organizational tasks. It focuses on analyses, design, and management of processes so the service or product is produced faster, at less cost, and with higher quality. Understanding and improving decision-making is emphasized, along with becoming more productive in work and life, and practicing fact-based management.
- Pre-College of Business Coursework
- Composition I requirement (Can be met through RHET 105, CMN 111/112, ESL 111/112, ESL 115, or 32+ for English ACT or 690+ for English SAT)
- ECON 102—Microeconomics Principles (Can also be met through ACE 100—Agri Cons and Resource Econ)
- ECON 103—Macroeconomics Principles
- MATH 234—Calculus for Business
Students should consult with an academic advisor regarding course selection prior to the advanced registration period.
There are a number of options available to students who major in Business Process Management.
- Understanding of computer and other technologies
- Quantitative reasoning skills
- Communication skills
- Understanding of business systems
- Human Resource Manager
- Project Manager
- Quality Manager Specialist
- Strategy Consultant
- Supply Chain Analyst
Some careers may require education beyond an undergraduate degree.
- Applying for a study abroad experience
- Utilizing resources of The Career Center
- Joining a Registered Student Organization (RSO) related to this major, such as:
- OTCR Consulting: Works with clients ranging in size from startups to Fortune 500 corporations with service offerings that span Business Strategy, Technology Strategy, and Technology Implementation.
- Phi Beta Lambda business society: Provides members with leadership skills and professionalism in preparation for the business world.