Why Study Supply Chain?

The Supply Chain Option provides students the ability to manage suppliers across globally distributed locations, to procure the right materials, at the right time, at the right quality, and at the lowest cost to meet company objectives. Graduates can go on to work as buyers, operations managers, forecasting analysts among many things.

Supply Chain Faculty

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have completed the following courses with a minimum grade of 3.0 in each course:

  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • BBUS 340 – Operations & Project Management

(*Note: Applicants in the process of completing a course will not be considered for the Supply Chain Management Option until the course has been completed.)

Students may NOT enroll in any Supply Chain Management courses until they have been approved by the review committee. Students will be notified.

Requirements

   
Core Courses (and prerequisite) BBUS 300/BBSKL – Management of Organizations/Teamwork Skills
BBUS 307 – Business Writing
BBUS 310 – Managerial Economics
BBUS 320 – Marketing Management
BBUS 340 – Operations & Project Mgmt. (310)
BBUS 350 – Business Finance (310)
Capstone Courses (and prerequisite) ( * All core classes must be completed & have grad app on file)
BBUS 470 – Business Policy & Strategic Mgmt.
BBUS 480 – Global Environment of Business
Required Courses (and prerequisite) BBUS 441 – Business Project Management
BBUS 480 – Introduction to Supply Chain Management
BBUS 483 – Global Sourcing
BBUS 485 – Logistics or BBUS 486 – Resource Planning
BBUS 489 – Supply Chain Management
BBUS 497 – Internship or BBUS 499 – Independent Research
Supply Chain Management Electives (and prerequisite) 10 credits – 2 courses from the list below: Available Electives
BBUS 373 – Cost Accounting
BBUS 405 – Managing Teams
BBUS 447 – Retail Operations & Supply Chain Management (300)
BBUS 460 – Sustainable Business
BBUS 462 – Negotiations & Conflict Management (300, 320)
BBUS 463 – Advanced Financial Accounting (362)
BBUS 464 – New Product Marketing (320)
BBUS 473 – Leadership & Decision Making (300)
BBUS 475 – Managing Innovation
BBUS 488 – Supply Chain Decision Making & Control Systems
General Electives (must be 300/400 level) 10 credits
Total Credits 90 Credits

 

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