About our Operations Management Degree
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Business is designed for graduates of an Associate Degree to increase their business skills, management and leadership abilities, business technology expertise, and communication and critical thinking skills while earning a Baccalaureate degree in Business. The program provides core courses in business and technology, while allowing students to customize their degree by choosing a concentration in the area related to their career goals.
Operations Management Concentration
The Operations Management concentration prepares students for employment as a manager or supervisor in the contemporary workplace within their field. This program balances technical, occupational, and general education courses that provides a well-rounded education for our students. The student receives instruction in project management, finance, and leading office software to create spreadsheets, slide shows, and other visual aids. The occupationally related section of the program is designed to teach the student the language of business and provide them with the knowledge they will need to solve business problems with innovative solutions. The student will take courses in ethics, finance, marketing, project management, economics, report writing, decision-making, eBusiness, international business, group dynamics, entrepreneurship, quantitative analysis, cultural diversity, organizational development, and strategic management.
Operations Managers play a key role in contributing to an organization’s profitability and viability. The role of an Operations Manager can vary widely depending on the industry and size of the organization. As a company’s needs change, it is the individuals who are interested in management and career advancement in business that gain a distinct competitive advantage.
|Course Name||Course Type||Credit Hours|
|Organizational Development for Managers||Business||3.0|
|Marketing Approaches in the 21st Century||Business||3.0|
|Law, Ethics, and Labor Relations||Business||3.0|
|Human Resource Management||Business||3.0|
|Operations Management Capstone||Business||3.0|
|Operations Management Case Study||Business||3.0|
|Advanced Computer Applications||Information Technology||3.0|
Students will take 21 credit hours from the following General Education Courses, assuring at least one course is taken in each of these areas: quantitative analysis, written and oral communication, and social sciences. Not all electives are available at all campuses.
|Modern Sociological Studies||General Education||3.0|
|Social Psychology||General Education||3.0|
|Speech & Communication Strategies||General Education||3.0|
|Environmental Science||General Education||3.0|
|Historical Movements in Art||General Education||3.0|
|Historical Movements in Classical Music||General Education||3.0|
|Politics, Popular Culture & Public Policy||General Education||3.0|
|Modern Global History||General Education||3.0|
|Advanced Expository Writing||General Education||3.0|
|Regional Geography of the World||General Education||3.0|
*This degree is a hybrid program through the Chesapeake campus with the 60 online credits
in the above description being completed in addition to the 60 semester or 90 quarter transfer credits accepted.
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