Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Operations Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Operations Management develops knowledge and expertise in the analysis, design, and operation of complex management systems. The program is designed for those employed as line managers and inventory planning and control, and those interested in entering the operations field. All students must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the degree program and validates the students' knowledge. The degree is a 120-credit program.

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Analysis
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(6)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Macroeconomics (ECO-105)
(3)
  • Microeconomics (ECO-106)
(3)
  • Statistics (STA-201)
(3)
  • Managerial Communication
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary
(6)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Other Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Professional Business Requirements 54
A. Business Core 27
  • Business Law
(3)
  • Computer Concepts and Applications/Introduction to Computers/CIS
(3)
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Finance
(3)
  • Introduction to Marketing
(3)
  • Business in Society or International Management
(3)
  • Strategic Management
(3)
  • Principles of Management
(3)
B. Area of Study: BSBA in Operations Management 18
  • Required Subjects
    • Introduction to Operations Management
    • Quality Assurance
(6)
  • Electives
    • Advanced Contract Administration
    • Advanced Traffic Management I & II
    • Air Transportation Management
    • Applications in Management Science
    • Carrier Pricing Strategy
    • Computer Applications to Logistics Models
    • Configuration Management
    • Contract Administration
    • Contract Administration & Performance Evaluation
    • Contract Management Law
    • Cost Estimating
    • Distribution and Traffic Management
    • Freight Tarriff and Rates I & II
    • Government Contract Law
    • Government Role in Transportation
    • International Logistics
    • International Transportation & Logistics
    • Introduction to Logistics
    • Introduction to Transportation/Distribution Management
    • Inventory Systems Planning
    • Logistical Systems Analysis
    • Logistics OR Physical Distribution
    • Logistics Strategy & Policy
    • Logistics Support Analysis
    • Management of Defense Acquisition Contracts
    • Management Information Systems (DANTES examination)
    • Management of Quality Control
    • Materials and Logistics Policy
    • Materials Management and Inventory Control
    • Materials and Logistics Management
    • Motor Traffic Management
    • Operations Research
    • Operations Planning and Scheduling
    • Package Administration and Technology
    • Physical Distribution Management
    • Principles and Applications of Value Engineering
    • Principles of Contract Pricing
    • Production Systems Management
    • Production Planning and Cost Analysis
    • Project Management
    • Purchasing–Materials Research Negotiation
    • Purchasing Management
    • Purchasing/Acquisition Management
    • Quantitative Managerial Decision Making
    • Reliability/Maintainability
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Surface Transportation Law
    • Surveillance of Cost Schedule Control Systems
    • Traffic Management
    • Transport Investment Management
    • Transport Planning Analysis
    • Transport Systems
    • Transportation & Physical Distribution Management
    • Transportation Law & Procedures
    • Transportation System Models
    • Transportation and Traffic Management
    • Transportation Distribution Systems
    • Warehouse and Inventory Management
    • Warehouse Distribution & Materials Handling
    • Water Transportation
    • Work Methods and Measurements
(12)
C. Business Electives 9
III. Free Electives 6
Total 120

 

Note 1: This list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for this major area of study.

Note 2: Thomas Edison State College course refers to the College’s own course offering of Guided Study, online or Contract Learning courses.

Note 3: Thomas Edison State College examination refers to the College’s own exam program—TECEP®.

Note 4: Other subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA).

Note 5: The College strongly suggests that students complete a subject in Cost Accounting which can be included in business or free electives of the degree program.

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT ALL BSBA STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF AREA OF STUDY, INCLUDE A BUSINESS ETHICS SUBJECT AS PART OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION OR FREE ELECTIVES COMPONENT OF THEIR DEGREE.

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