2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Business Administration - Operations Management (AAS) A25120O

The Business Administration curriculum with emphasis in Operations Management prepares graduates with the technical and managerial aspects of operations for manufacturing and service industries.

Emphasized are analytical reasoning, problem solving, and continuous improvement concepts required in today's dynamic business and industry environments. Concepts include quality, productivity, organizational effectiveness, financial analysis, and the management of human, physical, and information resources.

Graduates should qualify for leadership positions or enhance their professional skills in supervision, team leadership, operations planning, quality assurance, manufacturing and service management, logistics/distribution, health and safety, human resources management, and inventory/materials management.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ISC 121Envir Health & Safety
3
0

3

ISC 132Mfg Quality Control
2
3

3

ISC 136Productivity Analysis I
2
3

3

ISC 170Problem-Solving Skills
3
0

3

ISC 210Oper & Prod Planning
3
0

3

ISC 220Lean Manufacturing
2
2

3

MKT 120Principles of Marketing
3
0

3

OMT 112Materials Management
3
0

3

OMT 260Issues in Operations Mgt.
3
0

3

Major Electives: Select 3 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 121Prin of Managerial Acct
3
2

4

BUS 260Business Communication
3
0

3

BUS 280REAL Small Business
4
0

4

CSV 110Intro to Customer Service
3
0

3

WBL 111Work-Based Learning I
0
10

1

WBL 112Work-Based Learning I
0
20

2

Total Major Hours: 49

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ART 111Art Appreciation
3
0

3

HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 115Critical Thinking
3
0

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

MAT 152Statistical Methods I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 65-66

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

OMT 112Materials Management
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
14
4
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

ISC 121Envir Health & Safety
3
0

3

ISC 132Mfg Quality Control
2
3

3

ISC 170Problem-Solving Skills
3
0

3

MKT 120Principles of Marketing
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course*
2-3
2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
16-17
5
18-19

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ISC 136Productivity Analysis I
2
3

3

ISC 210Oper & Prod Planning
3
0

3

ISC 220Lean Manufacturing
2
2

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
13
5
15

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

OMT 260Issues in Operations Mgt.
3
0

3

Major Elective*
0-4
0-20

3

Total Credit Hours:
15-19
2-22
16

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 65-66