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BSBA in Operations Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Operations Management a 120-credit program designed for those employed as line managers and inventory planning and control, as well as those interested in entering the operations field.

What You Will Learn in the BSBA in Operations Management Program

Our BSBA in Operations Management degree develops knowledge and expertise in the analysis, design, and operation of complex management systems. All students pursuing a BSBA in Operations Management must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the degree program and validates the students' knowledge.

BSBA in Operations Management Credit Distribution

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
    SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 4-7
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 17-20
II. Professional Business Requirements 36
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Management
  • Computer Concepts and Applications/Introduction to Computers/CIS
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business in Society or International Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Business/Managerial Communications
  • Business Administration Capstone
III. Area of Study: Operations Management 18
Required Subjects
  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Advanced Contract Administration
  • Advanced Traffic Management I & II
  • Air Transportation Management
  • Applications in Management Science
  • Carrier Pricing Strategy
  • Computer Applications to Logistics Models
  • Configuration Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Contract Administration & Performance Evaluation
  • Contract Management Law
  • Cost Estimating
  • Distribution and Traffic Management
  • Freight Tarriff and Rates I & II
  • Government Contract Law
  • Government Role in Transportation
  • International Logistics
  • International Transportation & Logistics
  • Introduction to Logistics
  • Introduction to Transportation/Distribution Management
  • Inventory Systems Planning
  • Logistical Systems Analysis
  • Logistics OR Physical Distribution
  • Logistics Strategy & Policy
  • Logistics Support Analysis
  • Management of Defense Acquisition Contracts
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Quality Control
  • Materials and Logistics Policy
  • Materials Management and Inventory Control
  • Materials and Logistics Management
  • Motor Traffic Management
  • Operations Research
  • Operations Planning and Scheduling
  • Package Administration and Technology
  • Physical Distribution Management
  • Principles and Applications of Value Engineering
  • Principles of Contract Pricing
  • Production Systems Management
  • Production Planning and Cost Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Purchasing–Materials Research Negotiation
  • Purchasing Management
  • Purchasing/Acquisition Management
  • Quantitative Managerial Decision Making
  • Reliability/Maintainability
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Surface Transportation Law
  • Surveillance of Cost Schedule Control Systems
  • Traffic Management
  • Transport Investment Management
  • Transport Planning Analysis
  • Transport Systems
  • Transportation & Physical Distribution Management
  • Transportation Law & Procedures
  • Transportation System Models
  • Transportation and Traffic Management
  • Transportation Distribution Systems
  • Warehouse and Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Distribution & Materials Handling
  • Water Transportation
  • Work Methods and Measurements
IV. Electives 6
Total Credits 120
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BSBA degree in Operations Management and are fulfilled in the General Education section of the degree chart. 6
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Business Analysis within Intellectual and Practical Skills section of General Education requirements.
  • Statistics within Math section of General Education requirements. 
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: All credits in this area of study may be completed with Thomas Edison State University courses and/or exams.

Note 1: This list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for this major area of study.

Note 2: Thomas Edison State University course refers to the University’s own course offering of Guided Study, online or Contract Learning courses.

Note 3: Thomas Edison State University examination refers to the University’s own exam program—TECEP®.

Note 4: Other subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA).

Note 5: The University strongly suggests that students complete a subject in Cost Accounting which can be included in business or free electives of the degree program.