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Supply Chain Management

The supply chain management major is designed to prepare students to become leaders in supply chain management, a total systems approach taken by companies, suppliers, and partners to deliver manufactured products and services to the end customer. Information technology is used to integrate all elements of the supply chain from sourcing parts to coordination of retailers; this integration gives the enterprise a competitive advantage that is not available in traditional logistics systems. Entry-level positions in supply chain management include buyer, materials manager, risk management analyst, logistics planner, and staff consultant. Students work closely with the faculty adviser in the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management.

The requirements of this program are:

  1. The Core Curriculum requirements and the BBA Degree Requirements .
  2. Management 336 or 336H (both may fulfill the ethics and leadership flag).
  3. The following courses:
    1. Operations Management 335 or 335H
    2. Operations Management 337 (Topic 2: Supply Chain Modeling and Optimization) (may carry the quantitative reasoning flag)
    3. Operations Management 337 (Topic 3: Procurement and Supplier Management) (may carry the writing and independent inquiry flags)
    4. Operations Management 367
    5. Operations Management 368
  4. Six semester hours chosen from:
    Operations Management 337 (Topic 1: Total Quality Management)
    Operations Management 337 (Topic 4: Information Technology for Supply Chains)
    Operations Management 337 (Topic 5: Project Management)
    Operations Management 340S
    Management 337 (Topic 21: The Art and Science of Negotiation)
  5. Additional elective coursework, if necessary, to provide a total of at least 120 semester hours.