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2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Operations and Systems Management, B.S.


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Study Abroad Coordinator

Dr. Trina Moskalik
Office: R-310
Phone: (414) 277-7360
Email: moskalik@msoe.edu

Overview

MSOE’s strong technical focus and industry driven curriculum provides a broad-based exploration of Operations and Systems Management. It delves deeply into supply chain management, operations management, enterprise resources planning (ERP), continuous improvement, and project management to provide students with a unique blend of technical skills, business knowledge and practical hands-on experiences. The program prepares students to be innovative collaborators with the power to leverage strategic thinking and technology to improve operating efficiency.

Student Program Outcomes

Graduates with a B.S. in Operations and Systems Management will be able to:

  1. Strategically analyze, evaluate, and solve business problems using technology and an understanding of the social context
  2. Prepare and deliver concise, persuasive stakeholder-centered information in a professional manner
  3. Develop leaders of character who promote effectiveness in working with and leading diverse teams
  4. Exhibit an entrepreneurial mindset
  5. Evaluate a continuous improvement project using appropriate technology & analysis tools

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Operations and Systems Management, B.S. Version S1


Year One


Fall


Total: 16 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 16 credits

Spring


Total: 16 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 16 credits

Year Two


Fall


Total: 17 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 18 credits

Year Three


Fall


Total: 14 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


Total: 15 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Year Four


Fall


Total: 12 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


Total: 14 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Program total: 119 lecture hours - 4 lab hours - 125 credits


Notes:


*Courses with an asterisk are used to calculate major GPA.

See The Raider Core  page for details on the general education program and Common Learning Outcomes (CLOs). See the full list of courses covering CLOs  for the Operations and Systems Management program.

1This course can cover any of the following CLOs: Collaborate Successfully, Communicate Effectively, Think Critically, Demonstrate Ethical Understanding, Exhibit Curiosity, or Embrace Diversity . With some exceptions, including BUS 2222, these courses must be taught out of the Humanities, Social Science, and Communication, Mathematics, or Physics and Chemistry Departments.

2The noted CLO is a placeholder. Raider Core electives can be taken in any order, as long as Exhibit Curiosity , Embrace Diversity , and Demonstrate Ethical Understanding are all covered. With some exceptions, these courses must be taught out of the Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Department.

Operations and Systems Management, B.S., THL Exchange Program Version S1A


This map is taken by MSOE students in the Operations and Systems Management major who enroll at Technische Hochschule Lübeck (THL) in Lübeck, Germany, for their third year. Students follow the regular Operations and Systems Management major path for their first, second, and fourth years.

Year Three (at THL)


There are over 20 courses delivered in English to choose from at THL.

  • Students need to earn 33 semester credits (11 courses) to stay on track while at THL.
  • Students need to meet with their academic advisor before travel to ensure the appropriate courses are taken, courses will transfer correctly, and prerequisite chains remain intact.

Required courses

  • N3B253 Supply Chain Management (BUS 3890 equivalent)
  • N3B241 Entrepreneurship (BUS 3420 equivalent)
  • WB251 Project Management/Business Project (BUS 3400 equivalent)
  • WB253 Quantitative Methods in Business (BUS 3010 equivalent)
  • 1 class (3 MSOE credits) in humanities, social sciences, or communication areas (that would meet Raider Core CLOs)
  • 5 other business electives that align with required major courses or major electives.

Speak with your MSOE academic advisor to verify the correct classes are chosen before travel.

Operations and Systems Management, B.S., THL Exchange Program Version S1B


This map is taken by students from Technische Hochschule Lübeck (THL) in Lübeck, Germany, who enroll at MSOE for their fourth year.

Year Three - at MSOE


Fall


15 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


18 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 18 credits

Year Four - at MSOE


Fall


15 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


11 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Notes for THL participants:


* Courses with an asterisk are used to calculate major GPA.

1The noted CLO is a placeholder. Raider Core electives can be taken in any order.

Approved Business Electives


For courses labeled “Business Elective,” students may choose from any category below.

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