Graduate Minor in Operations Research

About the Graduate Minor

Operations research is a discipline that develops and uses advanced quantitative methods for decision-making in business and engineering. Students in this minor will complete in-depth courses in stochastic modeling, optimization, and simulation, including theory, algorithms, and applications.

This minor is open to all matriculated graduate students in any college in the university.

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Program Requirements

Required Courses
OPR 620Operations Research I3.0
OPR 622Operations Research II3.0
Complete 6.0 additional credits from the following:6.0
Optimization Methods for Engineering Design
Mathematical Program Engineering Design
Operations Research
Stochastic Processes I
Stochastic Processes II
Topics in Stochastic Processes
Methods of Optimization III
Managerial Decision Models and Simulation
Advanced Mathematical Program
Decision Models for the Public Sector
OR Models in Finance
Total Credits12.0