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Operations Management

Course Code
OM 380  Credits
Title Methods Improvement 
Lasc Area No Goal  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description Study and analysis of productive and non-productive work elements for the purpose of productivity improvements and establishing time standards. 



Course Code
OM 393  Credits
Title Occupational Safety and Health 
Lasc Area No Goal  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Designed for students to develop an understanding of basic occupational safety and health terminology, principles, and practices. Course content covers both industrial and construction settings and reflects current occupational standards. Students will be exposed to the development of a safety program and will do a safety site visit off-campus. 



Course Code
OM 395  Credits
Title Computer Applications for Technologists 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The stand alone and integrated application of computer software tools such as spreadsheets, word processors, database management systems, graphics and other productivity software, to problem solving contexts specific to the disciplines of technology. 



Course Code
OM 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Through industry cooperation, formal instruction is supplemented with a practicum conducted on site with a host business, helping students learn the necessities for successful careers in distribution and manufacturing. Maximum of 12 credits may be applied to the graduation requirement. 



Course Code
OM 482  Credits
Title Quality Management 
Prerequisite MATH 234 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Focusing on expanded managerial philosophies and techniques of quality control including the comprehensive treatment of quality management and control issues. This course provides practical applications of management theory by balancing managerial and technical material. 



Course Code
OM 483  Credits
Title Cost Analysis 
Prerequisite ACCT 230 
Lasc Area No Goal  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The objectives of the course are to analyze cost behavior and to develop and interpret financial information at the process, project, and organization levels for purposes of management decision making. 



Course Code
OM 485  Credits
Title Production Inventory Management 
Prerequisite OM 380 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Study and analysis of systems and methods for planning and control of manufacturing resources. The framework of this course is based on the guidelines provided by the American Production and Inventory Control Society. Main topics include master planning, inventory management, material and capacity requirements planning, production activity control, and Just-In-Time. 



Course Code
OM 490  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Operation Management 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual study not offered in depth in the regular curriculum. Maximum of 4 credits applied to graduation.