Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

Systems Engineering and Operations Research Minor

Systems Engineering and Operations Research Department

Nguyen Engineering Building, 2100
4400 University Drive, MS 4A6
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-993-1670

Email: seor@gmu.edu

Program Overview

This minor gives students the fundamentals of systems engineering and operations research. Participants learn how to deal with the system life cycle and to use scientific methods for analyzing operations of a system or organization. The courses help students in technical fields prepare for the information technology work now common in public and private industry.

Highlights

Minors must be completed in conjunction with a bachelor's degree. Please see the University Catalog for complete information on program requirements and policies. Additional specifications may apply.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Some of the courses listed below have additional prerequisites. Students should pay careful attention to prerequisites when selecting courses.

Required Courses

Three additional courses from the following:

This information is being provided here for your planning purposes only. For official catalog information, please refer instead to the official George Mason University Catalog Website at http://catalog.gmu.edu.

Opportunities

For many students, a minor in Systems Engineering and Operations Research will offer an attractive complement to their current major. This minor will provide students with the fundamentals of systems engineering and operations research. In these courses, students will learn how to deal with the system life cycle and to use scientific methods for analyzing operations of a system or organization. The structured set of courses for the minor will help students across the technical fields prepare for the information technology work now common in public and private industry.


This minor is open to all majors, and especially appropriate for students in ECE, CEIE, AIT, CS and MATH. The minor is not available for students receiving a B.S. in Systems Engineering.

This information is being provided here for your planning purposes only. For official catalog information, please refer instead to the official George Mason University Catalog Website at http://catalog.gmu.edu.