Minor in Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Operations and Supply Chain Management minor provides students with a broad conceptual grounding in Operations and Supply Chain Management. The program includes significant background in management theory, practice, and skills development, providing students with managerial perspective that they will need to be successful in their careers. The minor also provides specific focus on operational issues in manufacturing and service organizations, as well as significant skill sets to facilitate operationally effective and efficient decision-making. Finally, the minor includes a balanced perspective by addressing relevant issues, practices, and principles of supplier management, supply chains, and logistics issues to assure that students are well grounded in supply chain management.

Students must complete at least sixteen credits from the courses listed.  MGMT 301 (Operations Management) is required and must be completed as part of the minor.

Three Credits from Required Course
MGMT 301Operations Management3
A Minimum of Thirteen Additional Credits from the Following Courses
MGMT 309Quantitative Methods for Managers3
MGMT 332Purchasing3
MGMT 372Fundamentals of Project Management3
MGMT 431Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 397Cooperative Education1-2
MGMT 432Supplier Relationship Management3
MGMT 433Logistics in the Supply Chain3
MGMT 497Internship in Management1-3

Students are expected to complete all pre-requisite courses and conditions. Possible exceptions are noted below:

  • ECON 210 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics (which is a pre-requisite course for MGMT 301 Operations Management) may be waived by providing evidence of an adequate background and, or training in applied statistics to the Management Department
  • Many of the courses listed above require the student to be a CoBPA major.  However, this requirement is waived for students who are non-CoBPA majors and who are enrolled in the Minor in Operations & Supply Chain Management.