Core courses: All students must take OPER 527*, 528*, 613, 639, 643 and 690.
Additional courses: Students must also take six credit hours in OPER elective courses at the 600- or 700-level and an additional six credit hours that may be taken in operations research courses, courses in other disciplines (subject to the approval of the program director) or in OPER 698.
All students must pass two comprehensive examinations: Foundations of Operations Research, covering OPER 527 and OPER 528, and Methods of Operations Research, covering OPER 613, OPER 639 and OPER 643. All students will be given two attempts to pass each exam.
*If a student previously received credit for one or both of these courses or their equivalents, then one or two other operations research courses must be taken in their place.