Systems & Decision Sciences Major Systems & Decision Sciences Major The systems and decision sciences major centers on the design, management, and decision analysis of tangible and abstract systems in accordance with performance requirements, budget, and schedules. The program combines elements of traditional engineering, systems engineering, finance, decision analysis, and organizational management into a single major. Breadcrumb systems and decision sciences major Majors-and-Minors-left MENU Explore Academic Majors and Minors Academic Majors American Politics Major Applied Statistics and Data Sciences Major Chemical Engineering Major Chemistry Major Civil Engineering Major Computer Science Major Cyber Science Major Defense and Strategic Studies Major Economics Major Electrical Engineering Major Engineering Management Major Engineering Psychology Major English Major Environmental Engineering Major Environmental Science Major Foreign Area Studies: Africa Major Foreign Area Studies: East Asia Major Foreign Area Studies: Eurasia Major Foreign Area Studies: Europe Major Foreign Area Studies: Latin America Major Foreign Area Studies: Middle East Major Foreign Language: Arabic Major Foreign Language: Chinese Major Foreign Language: French Major Foreign Language: German Major Foreign Language: Persian Major Foreign Language: Portuguese Major Foreign Language: Russian Major Foreign Language: Spanish Major Geography Major Geospatial Information Science Major History Major International Affairs Major Kinesiology Major Law and Legal Studies Major Life Science Major Management Major Mathematical Sciences Major Mechanical Engineering Major Nuclear Engineering Major Operations Research Major Philosophy Major Physics Major Sociology Major Space Science Major Systems & Decision Sciences Major Systems Engineering Major Academic Minors Aeronautical Engineering Minor America in the World Minor American Foundations Minor Applied Statistics Minor Cyber Security Minor Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor Engineering Management Minor General History Minor Geography Minor Grand Strategy Minor Network Science Minor Nuclear Science Minor Photonics Minor Regional Studies Minor Robotics Minor Space Science Minor Systems Engineering Minor Terrorism Studies Minor War Technology and Society Minor Guidance on Choosing an Academic Major Overview Courses Enrichment Cadets who major in systems and decision sciences will learn the methods, processes, and tools needed to understand and conduct meaningful decision analysis in support of complex systems. This major will produce graduates with technical management skills and engineering depth to prepare them for future academic and professional opportunities in a world increasingly dominated by technological change. The systems & decision science program is ABET accredited. This major offers an honors track. To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Systems Engineering. Required Courses EM381 ENGINEERING ECONOMY EM384 ANYL METH FOR ENGR MANAGEMENT EM411 PROJECT MANAGEMENT SE301 FNDTN ENGIN DSGN & SYS MGMT SE370 COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS ENG SE385 DECISION ANALYSIS SM484 SYSTEM DYNAMICS SIMULATION Sample Electives MA391 MATHEMATICAL MODELING MA394 FUNDAMENTALS/NETWORK SCIENCE MA462 COMBINATORICS MA464 APPLIED ALGEBRA W/ CRYPTOLOGY SE375 STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS MG382 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PL392 COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY PL398 LEADERSHIP THEORY & DEVEL EM420 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MGMT EM481 SYSTEMS SIMULATION EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT EM420 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MGMT EM481 SYSTEMS SIMULATION DS345 MILITARY INNOVATION DS360 SP OPNS/LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT DS370 STRATEGY AND POLICY MA476 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS MG380 MARKETING MG410 MANAGERIAL FINANCE CY450 CYBER SECURITY ENGINEERING CY460 CYBER POLICY, STRATEGY, & OPNS MG380 MARKETING MG395 FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING HI358 STRATEGY, POLICY & GENERALSHIP HI372 US FGN RELATIONS SINCE 1898 HI381 HISTORY OF IRREGULAR WARFARE SS378 ADV INTL RELATIONS THEORY SS381 CULTURAL/POLIT ANTHROPOLOGY MA461 GRAPH THEORY AND NETWORKS MA462 COMBINATORICS This major offers an honors track. To learn more, view the full Systems and Decision Sciences Major Curriculum. Cadets in this majors can apply to participate in a summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience. Past experiences have included work with The Army Science Board, the Environmental Protection Agency, Raytheon, Boeing, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Research and Analysis Command (TRAC), and NATO. These opportunities allow cadets to travel around the world to place like France, Australia, Nicaragua, Germany, Honduras, Washington, D.C., Monterey, C.A., and Maui, H.I. Cadets can also join the Systems Engineering Club. To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Systems Engineering, the System Design and Analysis Center or the Operations Research Center.