Admission to major:
Completion of all College of Business Administration lower-division requirements
30-32 credit hours of OSM beyond the College Core requirements
16 credit hours
A student may be a general OSM major or optionally may specialize in one or more of the following areas: supply chain management, global operations management, business analytics, and project management.
Operations and Supply Chain Management majors are advised by the department chair and academic advisors in the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Center (BU 219).
Student Chapter, APICS (Institute for Operations Management)
Cooperative education and internship programs with local businesses, and international travel opportunities are available.
Today, without doubt, the crucial need for businesses, competing in the global marketplace to be successful and sustainable, requires competence and expertise in the areas of operations and supply chain management. The operations and supply chain management responsibilities include sourcing, procurement, distribution and transportation, process scheduling and improvement, both within and across companies. The field is rapidly growing with improvement in technology, leading to an expansion in new career opportunities. The goal of the B.B.A major in Operations and Supply Chain Management is to provide students the background needed to become business leaders who will be equipped to solve complex supply chain challenges.
Both the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) and the Columbus State Community College students who recevive the degree of Associate of Applied Business with a concentration in Supply Chain Management (or a related field such as Purchasing or Logistics) will be able to waive 8 credit hours of OSM elective courses. For more information, please contact the College Advising Office at 216-687-3729 or the department chair at 216-687-4741. Military veterans who served with logistics training and experience will be able to waive some of the electives required.