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7.4.11 CURRICULUM IN
See the Admission Criteria section of this catalog for more information.
Track I: Operations Management. Entering students should have strong quantitative skills and good written and oral communication skills. The program consists of 30 hours of coursework which students can complete in 18 to 24 months starting in the fall semester. All students are expected to complete the program within 24 months. No thesis is required. The track in operations management (OM) is designed to prepare students for the practice of operations management. The program is structured to provide instruction in materials management, scheduling and control, supply chain management, and quality control as well as topics in applied quantitative methods such as optimization, statistics, and simulation. The elective courses allow students to obtain additional instruction in other subjects such as project management, supply chain strategy, and quality management.
Track II: Enterprise Integration. The enterprise integration systems (EI) track is designed to prepare students to enable business process improvement through information technology-based solutions. The EI track provides a depth of knowledge in project management, workflow design and information systems delivery through a combination of classroom and project experiences. The program reinforces leading IS project and process management concepts through experiential learning.
Students will gain experience in leading teams that analyze, design, construct, and deploy cross-functional systems, and integrate business data and process improvements into existing business enterprises.
More information is available at the Management Information Systems web site, as well as
the Degree Requirements section of this catalog.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA GRADUATE CATALOG