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Manufacturing Management B.M.M.

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  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 34
  • Degree: Bachelor of Manufacturing Management
The bachelor of manufacturing management (BMM) is a career-oriented program that prepares students to manage people and machines in a manufacturing environment. Graduates will be able to supervise a manufacturing process, manage human and mechanical resources within budgetary constraints, and assure product quality. The program is designed to meet the needs of people already in the workplace and two-year graduates who want to continue their education to the bachelor's degree level with seamless integration of prior credits earned. The program is available for in-class instruction on campus, as well as through online education. The online education components of the program are delivered through asynchronous electronic communication technologies and self-directed learning. Program outcomes: • Play a growing role in their workplace, especially in supervision and management. • Contribute to manufacturing system technology and quality control. • Establish a quality control department and train staff to meet quality audits. • Develop grades and standards of quality. • Set up acceptance sampling and inspection procedures. • Prepare quality control charts and reports. • Control the movement of materials in the most efficient manner at the right time, to and from the correct place in the required quantity. • Do a safety audit through a comprehensive approach to problems of safety in the workplace, including meeting the OSHA standards.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
  • completely online (all program coursework can be completed online)
  • primarily online (at least 80% of the instruction for the program is online with short, intensive periods of face-to-face coursework)
  • partially online (between 50% to 80% of instruction is online)
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more information, see the graduation requirements.
Program Requirements
Students must complete 40 upper division credits.
Manufacturing Management Core
A maximum of two “D” grades are allowed for core courses required in the program and technology requirements. This includes grades earned at UMC or transferred in from another institution. Required Courses - 34 credits
ACCT 3010 - Managerial Accounting (3.0 cr)
BM 3000 - Manufacturing Processes (3.0 cr)
BM 3025 - Lean Six Sigma (3.0 cr)
BM 3034 - Applied Quality (3.0 cr)
FIN 3100 - Managerial Finance (3.0 cr)
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning (1.0 cr)
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3250 - Operations Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 4200 - Project Management (3.0 cr)
Choose one of the following:
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting (3.0 cr)
or ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (3.0 cr)
Choose one of the following:
COMM 3008 - Business Writing (3.0 cr)
or WRIT 3303 - Writing in Your Profession (3.0 cr)
Liberal Education Requirements
Required Courses - 18 credits
COMP 1011 - Composition I [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
COMP 1013 - Composition II [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
MATH 1031 - College Algebra [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
MATH 1150 - Elementary Statistics [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
Upper Division Business/Technology Requirements
Students must complete 4 credits from from the course list below. Select a course that is not listed under core requirements.
ACCT 3xxx
or ACCT 4xxx
or BM 3xxx
or BM 4xxx
or ENTR 3xxx
or ENTR 4xxx
or FIN 3xxx
or GBUS 3xxx
or ITM 3xxx
or ITM 4xxx
or MGMT 3xxx
or MGMT 4xxx
or MKTG 3xxx
or MKTG 4xxx
or SE 3xxx
or SE 4xxx
Upper Division Electives
Students must complete 6 credits of Upper Division Electives.
Transfer Credits or Open Electives Credits
Transfer Credits or Open Electives Credits requirements are 58 credits.
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Online
The manufacturing management program is a career-oriented program that prepares students to manage people and machines in a manufacturing environment. Graduates will be able to supervise a manufacturing process, manage human and mechanical resources within budgetary constraints, and assure product quality. The curriculum for the manufacturing management online program is the same as the curriculum for the on-campus program.
 
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ACCT 3010 - Managerial Accounting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Costing techniques, including activity based costing, applying costing methods to determine costs of products, services, production processes. Use of costs in operating/strategic decisions. prereq: 2010 or 2101
BM 3000 - Manufacturing Processes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduces students to fundamental properties of materials including metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. Basic concepts and various aspects of manufacturing processes such as casting, rolling, forging, extrusion and drawing are covered in this course.
BM 3025 - Lean Six Sigma
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Current lean six sigma philosophies, methods, and techniques relevant to manufacturing, service, quality, and productivity. DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) framework, lean methodology, project management, leadership and organizational methods.
BM 3034 - Applied Quality
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Quality management concepts and definitions to explore Statistical Process Control (SPC) to diagnose, reduce and eliminate causes of variation. Assist in process improvement, production control, production planning and decision-making. SPC for variables and attributes are explored.
FIN 3100 - Managerial Finance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principle financial considerations/ratio analysis of business. Cost of capital, asset management, capital structure planning, financial statement analysis, working capital management, short-term financing, budgeting. Integrates theory/applications. prereq: [ACCT 2102 or 3010], [ECON 2101, MATH 1031] or instructor consent
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to UMC policies, e-mail, virtual private network, online library resources, writing scholarly reports, APA referencing, netiquette, networking in online environment, group work in online environment.
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Terminology, theories, concepts, and skills of managing. Basic functions of managing including, planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Additional topics include decision making, business ethics, and social responsibility. prereq: Psy 1001 or instructor consent
MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Foundational understanding of people at work. Organizational behavior/business cultures. Social sciences of psychology, sociology, anthropology at work in organization. Address topics of organizational design, work relationships, leadership, communications, motivation/team building. prereq: 3200
MGMT 3250 - Operations Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to operations management concepts to transform inputs such as materials, labor, capital and management into outputs that satisfy customer demand. The course focuses on analytical techniques and critical thinking to enhance decision making and operations management excellence. prereq: [MGMT 3200, MATH 1150] or instructor consent
MGMT 4200 - Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Foundations of project management. Working with teams, schedules, risks, and resources to produce a desired outcome. Skills and tools of project management with case studies and using appropriate software facilitate learning. prereq: 3200
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to financial accounting for US organizations, reading/understanding financial statements.
ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of accounting cycle, cash, accounts receivable, inventories, plant assets, payroll. prereq: Math 1031
COMM 3008 - Business Writing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Practical application of writing effective business letters, memos, e-mails, faxes. Tables, other graphics. Informal/formal informational/analytical reports. Professional oral/Web presentations. Development of personal writing style. Practice of appropriate business tone, etiquette. prereq: Comp 1013 or 6 credits of writing
WRIT 3303 - Writing in Your Profession
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Writing about subjects related to students' academic disciplines and future professions. Developing persuasive writing skills for academic, personal, and professional purposes. Effective communication principles, audiences, formats, and technologies. prereq: Comp 1011 and 1013 or 6 credits of writing
COMP 1011 - Composition I (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Process of clear, concrete, and convincing writing. Generation and discovery of subjects, revisions, editing.
COMP 1013 - Composition II (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Writing a research paper/s. Formulating/answering a research question. Developing an organizational/argument strategy for topic/audience. Supporting research question/argument with scholarly sources. prereq: 1011
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics (HI/BEH/SSC)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic economic principles of pricing, resource allocation, consumption. Supply/demand, cost of production, consumer behavior. Competition/influences of market structure. prereq: Math 0991 or 2 yrs high school algebra or equiv
MATH 1031 - College Algebra (MATH THINK)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic algebraic operations, linear/quadratic equations/inequalities, variation. Functions/graphs. Theory of equations. Exponential/logarithmic functions. Systems of equations. Mathmatical modeling/applications. prereq: 0991 or ACT math score of 20 or higher
MATH 1150 - Elementary Statistics (MATH THINK)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Descriptive statistics, elementary probability, normal distribution, binomial distribution, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, correlation, regression, chi-square, ANOVA. prereq: 0991 or ACT math score of 20 or higher
SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Topic selection, research, organization, rehearsal, and extemporaneous delivery of informative and persuasive speeches.