Operations Research

Program Educational Objectives

A graduate of the B.S. in Operations Research program will:

  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in applied mathematics.
  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in computer programming and computer applications such as: spreadsheets, presentation software, statistical analysis programs, database management, programming languages and linear/nonlinear/dynamic programming.
  • display an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • display appropriate in-depth communications, management and teamwork skills, associated with the practical and professional aspects of operations research.
  • be well prepared to be accepted and successfully complete a master’s program in operations research at a university in the United States.

Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the operations research program, graduates will have:

  • obtained general applied mathematics knowledge: single and multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations.
  • obtained general mathematical modeling and strong probability and statistics knowledge: statistics, probability, mathematical modeling, applied probability models, game theory, linear and non-linear programming.
  • obtained general computational knowledge by completing courses such as: Visual Basic, Java and Computational Methods and Applications.
  • completed business courses: Micro and Macro Economics, Principles of Accounting, Production Management, Applied Operations Management, Advanced Operations Management, and Quantitative Management Techniques.
  • completed the course: Ethics for Professional Managers and Engineers.
  • completed communication courses: Composition, Technical Composition, Business Communication and Speech.

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