Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences

More About Our Department

The Department of Decision Sciences offers a wide variety of programs revolving around optimizing computer technology, information management and manufacturing efficiency.

Available programs include Management Information Systems (MIS), which centers around information and computer systems; Operations Management (OPS), which helps oversee business practices and improves them; and Manufacturing Supply Chain Management (MSCM), making production processes more efficient and more productive.

Department Updates

CBE is implementing application deadlines for all majors and minors excluding Economics and MSCM beginning winter quarter 2017.

Application Deadlines:

  • Winter 2017 - Oct. 14th, 2016, by 5 PM  All applications* will be processed by Oct. 31, 2016.
  • Spring 2017 - Jan. 27th, 2017, by 5 PM. All applications* will be processed by February 13, 2017.
  • Fall 2017 - April 14th, 2017, by 5 PM. All applications* will be processed by May 01, 2017.

 *Applications for full major status in OPS and MIS, and Data Analytics minor applications, will be sent to the Decision Sciences Department for review by the processing date listed. For questions about the review process please contact the department.

MSCM Minor: 

Applications for the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management (MSCM) minor are not being accepted as of fall quarter 2016. 

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Decision Sciences is to advance and disseminate knowledge in management information systems, manufacturing and supply chain management, and quantitative methods. We provide high quality educational programs, publish theoretical and applied research, and serve university, professional, and community organizations.

Our Faculty

Each of the professors that make up the Department of Decision Sciences bring unique and valuable training and expertise to the classroom. They're people who dedicate themselves to equip students with the knowledge needed in the ever-changing world of information systems, manufacturing supply chain operations and quantitative methods. Meet our faculty.

Contact Us

Dr. Craig Tyran 
Department Chair

Talisa Cook
Academic Department Manager
Department of Decision Sciences
Parks Hall 343
Phone: (360) 650-3902