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Operations and Supply Management

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Business

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.  A maximum of 1/3 of the credits, but not more than 7 credits in a minor may overlap with 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

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Operations & Supply Management Minor Requirements - 18 Credits

Intro to Indust Engineering
Quality-Operations Mgmt
Risk Analysis and Strategy
Choose One:
Lean Manufacturing
Lean Svc Enterprse & Leadershp
Choose One:
Supply Chain Management
Lean Logistics and Supply Mgmt