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Operations and Supply Management Minor OPSM

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Business

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
MFGE 351 Intro to Indust Engineering 3
MFGE 354 Lean Manufacturing 3
Or
MGMT 492 Lean Svc Enterprse & Leadershp 3
MGMT 370 Quality-Operations Mgmt 3
MKTG 466 Purchasing 3
MKTG 472 Supply Chain Management 3
STQM 351 Quality Control for Management 3
Minimum credit hours required: 18

Why Choose an Operations and Supply Management Minor?

The Operations and Supply Management Minor is designed to complement the student's existing major and expand their career objectives. Having an Operations and Supply Management Minor adds skills that are highly sought after by employers in areas like Purchasing, Materials and Logistics Management, and Quality Management.

Student's enrolled in the Operations and Supply Management Minor courses will learn current theories and gain experience by applying them. This includes opportunities to network with major corporations, visit plants and facilities, and practice the tools learned in the classroom at specific companies.

The objective of the Operations and Supply Management program is to provide students with a hands-on experience under real conditions with participating companies. The integrated course requirements with the College of Engineering Technology make the Operations and Supply Management Minor unique within the College of Business and University.

Admission Requirements

Any Ferris student interested in improving their career opportunities can obtain a Minor in Operations and Supply Management in conjunction with his/her baccalaureate degree.

Graduation Requirements

A Ferris student will receive the Operations and Supply Management Minor upon graduation with a baccalaureate degree, and after completion of the requirements for the minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the minor courses.

No more than 50 percent of the credits required for this minor may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this minor be granted if more than 6 of the minor credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

Ferris State University
College of Business Room 212
Management Department
119 South Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
phone: (231)591-2427
email: MGMT@ferris.edu


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