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Supply Chain Management

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management majors study the functions that comprise supply chain management including logistics, purchasing/sourcing, operations, and transportation. Logistics procedures and strategies, warehousing, inventory management, and order processing are covered. Emphasis on analysis of the competitive environment, distribution network alternatives, and customer service aspects provide a background in each functional area to enable students to pursue their areas of interest.

Supply Chain Management Major (B.B.A.)

A. University General Education Program (41 hours)

See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Note that MATH 1830, 1421, or 1910 (Mathematics requirement) with a minimum grade of "C", ECON 2010 and 2020 (Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement) are specified for the B.B.A. degree.

B. College and Degree (B.B.A.) Requirements (42 hours)

Lower Division Business Core Curriculum (12 hours)

No grade below ā€œCā€ and 2.25 GPA (2.5 for accounting majors) in ECON 2010, ECON 2020 and the following lower division courses

ACCT 2010 Fundamentals of Accounting I (3)

ACCT 2020 Fundamentals of Accounting II (3)

SCMS 2710 Business Analytics-Statistics (3) or MATH 1530 Prob/Statistics/Non Calculus (3)

MIS 2749 Introduction to Business Microcomputer Applications (3)

Upper Division Business Core Curriculum (30 hours)

No grade below "C" and 2.25 GPA in the following courses:

ACCT 3130 Legal, Social, and Political Environment of Business (3)

FIR 3410 Financial Management (3)

MGMT 3110 Organization and Management (3)

MGMT 4710 Strategic Management (3) (Enrollment usually limited to graduating seniors)

MKTG 3010 Principles of Marketing (3)

MGMT 3510 Business Communication (3)

SCMS 3510 Operations Management (3)

SCMS 3711 Business Analytics-Tools (3)

MIS 3210 Critical Thinking in Project Management for Business (3)

Choose One:

ACCT 4625 International Accounting: IFRS vs US GAAP (3); MGMT 4810 International Management (3); MKTG 4530 International Marketing (3); ECON 4350 International Economics (3); FIR 4550 International Finance (3); MGMT 4510 International Business Communication and Negotiation (3); MIS 4310 Global Information Technology (3); ECON 4351 International Monetary Economics: Theory and Policy (3); one course from FIR 4110-4119 (3) when the topic pertains to international business and has been approved in advance by the department chair.

Transfer students are referred to the section Transfer Credit in the College of Business and Economics description.

C. The Major (24 hours)

No grade below "C" and a minimum 2.25 GPA in the major.

A minimum of 24 upper division semester hours in marketing courses as follows: SCMS 2610, 3620, 3650, 4510, and either SCMS 4810 (3) or 4811 (3-6). The remaining six to nine semester hours chosen by the student from the following courses: MKTG 3410, 4470, SCMS 4511, 4512, 4810, ACCT 3310, MGMT 3215, 4420, 4510, MIS 3885, 4310.

D. Electives (13 hours)

Lower division or upper division courses to bring the total of hours earned to 120.

Supply Chain Management Minor

For students whose major is in another college of the University (18 hours): SCMS 2610, 2710, or equivalent, 3510, 3620, 3650, MGMT 3110.

For students whose major is Marketing Management (9 hours): Choose any three of the following courses: SCMS 3620, 3650, 4510, 4511, 4512, 4810.

For students whose major is in another department in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics (9 hours): SCMS 2610, and two of the following courses: SCMS 3620, 3650, 4510.

Typical 4-Year Supply Chain Management Sequence:

Freshman Year

ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
History* 3 History* 3
Humanities/Fine Arts* 3 Humanities/Fine Arts* 3
MIS 2749 3 ECON 2010 3
MATH 1710 (if needed) 3 MATH 1830, 1421, or 1910 3
       
Semester Totals 15 hrs   15 hrs

Sophomore Year

ACCT 2010 3 ACCT 2020 3
ENGL 2201 or 2202* 3 Natural Science* 4
Natural Science* 4 SCMS 2610 3
COMM 2381 3 ECON 2020 3
SCMS 2710 or MATH 1530 3 Elective 3
       
Semester Totals 16 hrs   16 hrs

Junior Year

MIS 3210 3 SCMS 3620 3
SCMS 3510 3 SCMS 4510 3
Major elective 3 MGMT 3510 3
MKTG 3010 3 MGMT 3110 3
ACCT 3130 3 Elective 3
       
Semester Totals 15 hrs   15 hrs

Senior Year

Elective 1-3 FIR 3410 3
SCMS 3650 3 Major elective (if needed) 3
SCMS 3711 3 Intl Business elective 3
Major elective 3 MGMT 4710 3
SCMS 4810 or 4811 3-6 Elective 3
       
Semester Totals 13-18 hrs   12-15 hrs

Total Hours: 120-122

Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120

*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement