Our customized approach to business education will provide you with the flexibility to build a successful career in operations.
Students interested in operations may pursue a broad range of career paths including:
- Analytics and forecasting
- Pricing and product development
- Scheduling and logistics
- Supply chain and procurement
Preparing for one of these interest areas often involves building applicable coursework and experience through internships, projects and campus leadership. It could also involve adding an additional major or minor.
This summary provides coursework required for an operations concentration. All business majors will take BUS 361 Operations Management. In addition, those wanting to concentrate in operations should take 2–3 of the following courses, depending on guidance received from your faculty advisor (who may also recommend an additional major and/or minor).
- BUS 395 – Business Analytics*
- BUS 395 – Global Supply Chain Management*
- ACCT 222 – Managerial Accounting*
- ACCT 375 - Cost Accounting
- ECON 402 – Industrial/Organizational Economics of Strategy*
- CSCI 140 – Business Computing
*counts toward a portion of electives required in the business major
FIRMS ENGAGED ON CAMPUS
We help you discern your calling through programming events and engagement with firms on campus.
- Career panels
- Meet the firm presentations
- Networking events
- Resume/interview prep
- Gordon Food Service
- Herman Miller
ENTRY LEVEL + INTERNSHIP
Business and planning analyst
Global supply chain innovation
Supply chain engineer
Transportation procurement manager
Gordon Food Service
Yang Feng Automotive
96% of our graduates are employed or pursuing graduate school within six months of graduation.
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