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Operations Research Concentration

We offer operations research courses which cover topics such as linear programming, integer programming, network modeling, decision analysis, risk analysis, simulation and data mining. Emphasis is placed on mathematical techniques as well as practical applications. Depending on their interests, students can take additional courses in mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering or economics. It is recommended that students contemplating study in operations research have a background that includes multivariate calculus, linear algebra, probability and computer programming.