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.
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.