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Construction and Operations Management



The Construction and Operations Management (COM) department is home to degree programs in applied management, engineering technology, and the general engineering non-degree sequence for the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering. 

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (BS-CM) is a program that prepares individuals for entry-level management positions within the commercial, residential, or heavy-highway-utilities sectors as well as subs, trades and service companies affiliated with the construction industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Operations Management (BS-OM) program has two emphasis areas: manufacturing and electronics. Lean manufacturing, quality management, supply chain management, and process development are covered in the OM program of study.

The CM & OM programs collaborate with partners in the Ness Division of Management and Economics on campus.  This cross-disciplinary division brings programs in Construction Management, Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Hospitality Management, Economics, Ag Business, and Entrepreneurial Studies together to provide professional development opportunities for students seeking management-related careers.

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BS-EET) is an engineering technology program for persons seeking technical positions in the electronics manufacturing sector. The program prepares students to be proficient in troubleshooting systems and electronic devices, as well as product & process development projects for electronics manufacturers.

The Master of Science in Operations Management (MSOM) is a program for professionals interested in expanding their ability to make decisions, manage resources, and execute projects in technical and service environments.

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Program to Program Articulation Agreements can be found here.

Watch College of Engineering students talk about their experiences working at Daktronics, a local company that designs and manufactures electronic scoreboards and displays. 

Learn more about the programs featured in the video: Electronics Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Manufacturing Technology (A.S.)

The Manufacturing Technology major prepares students for entry-level technical positions in advanced manufacturing and its supply chain. Completion of the Manufacturing Technology major will allow students to transfer 60 credits of coursework towards the B.S. in Operations Management. Learn more about the Manufacturing Technology (A.S.) major and how to apply here.