Operations Management

Description

The Operations Management (OM) program focuses on the effective management of the resources and processes that produce and deliver the goods and services for any business or organization. The University of Alabama Operations Management program emphasizes the application of quantitative analysis to the design and management of business operations. Undergraduate Operations Management students may also choose to specialize in either supply chain management or production management.

Interests and Skills

Areas of interest for Operations Management students include process analysis and improvement, quality control, production planning, inventory management, manufacturing, supply chain management, logistics, transportation and procurement.

Degree Options

An Operations Management student graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Business Administration. Students may also participate in the University Scholars Program, pursue a Masters degree, and pursue a doctoral degree.

Career Opportunities

Frito-Lay, Nucor Steel, US Steel, Scot Industries, Trademark Metals, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Hyundai, Johnson Controls, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Target Distribution, Walmart Distribution, JCPenney, AMCOM and many more.

Types of Jobs Accepted

Operations Manager, Materials Manager, Production Planner, Logistics Manager, Quality Manager, Plant Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Inventory Manager, Purchasing Manager, Production Manager

Jobs of Experienced Alumni

Chief Operations Officer (COO), Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Supply Chain, Plant Manager, Logistics Director

Accreditation

AACSB

Operations Management (ADV)

Semester 1 Semester 2
EN 101 EN 102
EC 110 EC 111
CS 102 HISTORY COURSE
HU, L, OR FA MATH 121
MATH 112 FINE ARTS COURSE
GBA 145  
Semester 3 Semester 4
ST 260 AC 210
LGS 200 HISTORY OR SB COURSE
LITERATURE COURSE NATURAL SCI COURSE
NATURAL SCI COURSE HU, L, OR FA
ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE COURSE
Semester 5 Semester 6
MGT 300 OM 310
OM 300 OM 321
OM 375 FI 302
OM 385 MKT 300
INTERNATIONAL ELECTIVE ELECTIVE COURSE
Semester 7 Semester 8
OM 420 OM 423
OM 422 GBA 490
GBA 300 ELECTIVE COURSE
ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE COURSE
ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE COURSE

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