Supply Chain Management, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Supply Chain Management

overview of college admissions & requirements: Gies Catalog

college website: Gies College of Business

The Supply Chain Management student studies the flow of finances, information and materials starting from supply chain planning to the sourcing of raw material, parts and components through the manufacturing or processing sector to the marketing and delivery of end products for industrial customers or individual consumers.  The Supply Chain Management Major is available only to qualified students based upon application and personal interviews.  For more information, contact the Director of the Supply Chain Management Program.

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Supply Chain Management

Core Curriculum

Normally, students must register for no fewer than 12 hours or more than 18 hours in each semester. Students should take mathematics, economics, and accountancy courses in the semesters indicated in the sample schedule of courses. The computer science course must be taken during the first year. The computer science requirement no longer allows ACE 161 as an equivalent course. 

Up to 4 hours of Kinesiology activity courses, numbered 100-110 may be counted toward the 124 hours for the degree. The same section of a course may not be repeated for credit. Credit is limited to a maximum of 12 credit hours for 199 courses. Students may receive foreign language credit for courses only 2 levels below highest level taken in high school. For example: 4 years of high school French-no credit below FR 102.

Credit toward the 124 degree hours is not given for MATH 101. Once the math requirement is completed, lower level math courses cannot be taken for credit. 

Any course used to fill a specific degree requirement may not be taken on the credit-no credit grade option. Only free electives may be taken on the credit-no credit option. All finance and accountancy courses must be taken for a grade. It is recommended that all courses taken in the business administration area be taken for a grade.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 124 hours.

University Composition Requirements

Composition I: Principles of Composition 14-7
Advanced Composition3

General Education Requirements

A minimum of six courses is required, as follows:18
Humanities & the Arts: Literature & the Arts (1-2 courses) 4
Humanities & the Arts: Historical & Philosophical Perspectives (1-2 courses) 4
Natural Sciences & Technology: Physical Sciences (0-2 courses) 5
Natural Sciences & Technology: Life Sciences (0-2 courses) 5
Behavioral Sciences (1 course)
Cultural Studies: Non-Western Cultures (1 course)
Cultural Studies: U.S. Minorities Cultures (1 course)
Cultural Studies: Western/Comparative Cultures (1 course)
Quantitative Reasoning (2 courses) 7

Language Other Than English

Completion of the third semester or equivalent of a language other than English is required. Completion of three years of a single language in high school satisfies this requirement.0-15

 Business Core Requirements

ACCY 201
ACCY 202
Accounting and Accountancy I
and Accounting and Accountancy II
BUS 101Professional Responsibility and Business 23
BUS 201Business Dynamics3
BUS 301Business in Action3
BUS 401Global Business Perspectives3
BADM 210
BADM 211
Business Analytics I
and Business Analytics II
BADM 275Fundamentals of Operations Management3
BADM 300The Legal Environment of Bus3
BADM 310Mgmt and Organizational Beh 63
BADM 320Principles of Marketing3
BADM 449Business Policy and Strategy3
CMN 101Public Speaking3
CS 105Intro Computing: Non-Tech3
ECON 102
ECON 103
Microeconomic Principles
and Macroeconomic Principles
FIN 221Corporate Finance3
Total Hours54

Specific Major Requirements: Students are required to complete an approved internship to earn the Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management degree.

BADM 324Purchasing and Supply Mgmnt (Prerequisite: Credit or current enrollment in BADM 320)3
BADM 335Supply Chain Management Basics3
BADM 336Modeling the Supply Chain (Prerequisite: BADM 335) 13
BADM 337Practicum in Supply Chain Mgt3
BADM 338Global Supply Chain Management3
BADM 350IT for Networked Organizations3
BADM 375Operations Strategy3
BADM 378Logistics Management3
Select one of the following:3
Marketing Research (Prerequisite: BADM 320)
Marketing to Business and Govt
Advanced Sales Strategies
Database Design and Management
Management Decision Models (Prerequisite: BADM 210)
Project Management
Business Process Improvement
Total Hours27