Bachelor of Business Administration-Supply Chain Management Concentration

Skills acquired via the Supply Chain Management (SCM) concentration are in high demand.  By completing a degree in Supply Chain Management, students will set themselves apart to succeed in business.  Students will develop analytical skills in learning about inventory management, logistics, quality, purchasing, and transportation.  Students in supply chain management have the opportunity to learn and then subsequently return value to both their own personal investment portfolios or to grow their company business.

The sky is the limit in Supply Chain Management.  SCM provides an exciting and rewarding path of study in which students learn skills which directly lead to increased business profitability.  Careers in SCM take many paths and end up with a multitude of career options. 

Degree Requirements

Students should refer to their DegreeWorks degree audit in their Web for Students account for more information regarding their degree requirements.

Major Requirements
General Education Requirements42
Business Administration Core Courses
FIN 354Financial Management3
GBUS 310Business Communications3
GBUS 440International Business (EL)3
GBUS 450Business Ethics3
or GBUS 452 Business Ethics for Non-Accounting Majors
MGT 395Principles of Management3
MGT 439Business Strategy and Policy3
MGT 465Production and Operations Management3
MIS 360Essentials of Management Information Systems3
MKT 363Marketing3
MGT 324Business Data Analytics I3
or SCM 324 Business Data Analytics I
Supply Chain Management Concentration 18
Principles of Supply Chain Management (SL)
Strategic Sourcing
Transportation
Enterprise Resource Planning
Mobile Application Development
Entrepreneurship (EL)
Other Requirements-Business Introductory courses
ACCT 2301Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 2302Principles of Accounting II3
BUSI 2301Business Law3
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics 23
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics 23
MATH 1342Elementary Statistical Methods3
BBA Secondary Core
12sch upper division Business Electives 312
Minimum Hours for Degree120
2

Satisfies Core Curriculum

3

Upper Division Business Electives include 300 & 400 level courses from Accounting, General Business, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing & Supply Chain Management

Note: A minimum of 54 upper division hours (300 and 400 level courses) are required for this degree. Resident credit totaling 25% of the hours is required for the degree.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in three areas for graduation:  Overall GPA, Institutional GPA, and Major GPA.

Four Year Plan

Students should refer to their DegreeWorks degree audit in their Web for Students account for more information regarding their degree requirements.

First Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301Composition I requires minimum grade of 'C', Satisfies Core Curriculum3
HIST 1301United States History I Satisfies Core Curriculum3
MATH 1342Elementary Statistical Methods Satisfies Core Curriculum3
Creative Arts Core Curriculum Requirement
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics Satisfies Core Curriculum3
IS 1100University Foundations mandatory for FTIC students only1
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours16
SpringSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302Composition II Satisfies Core Curriculum3
or ENGL 2311 Technical Writing & Communication
HIST 1302United States History II Satisfies Core Curriculum3
Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Curriculum Requirement3
SPCH 1315Public Speaking Satisfies Core Curriculum3
or COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours15
Total First Year Semester Credit Hours31

Second Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
Life and Physical Sciences Core Curriculum Requirement Satisfies Core Curriculum3-4
PSCI 2301American Government I: Federal & Texas Constitutions Satisfies Core Curriculum3
ACCT 2301Principles of Accounting I requires minimum grade of 'C' 3
Component Area Option B of the Core Curriculum3
MKT 363Marketing3
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours15-16
SpringSemester Credit Hours
Life and Physical Sciences Core Curriculum Requirement3-4
PSCI 2302American Government II: Federal & Texas Political Behavior Satisfies Core Curriculum3
ACCT 2302Principles of Accounting II requires minimum grade of 'C' 3
BUSI 2301Business Law3
MGT 395Principles of Management3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours15-16
Total Second Year Semester Credit Hours30-32

Third Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
MIS 360Essentials of Management Information Systems3
MIS 310Mobile Application Development3
GBUS 310Business Communications3
SCM 304Principles of Supply Chain Management (SL)3
Upper Division Business Elective (300-400 level from: ACCT, FIN, GBUS, MGT, MIS, MKT, SCM)3
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours15
SpringSemester Credit Hours
SCM 324Business Data Analytics I3
or MGT 324 Business Data Analytics I
FIN 354Financial Management3
GBUS 440International Business (EL)3
SCM 310Strategic Sourcing3
Upper Division Business Elective (300-400 level from: ACCT, FIN, GBUS, MGT, MIS, MKT, SCM)3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours15
Total Third Year Semester Credit Hours30

Fourth Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
GBUS 452Business Ethics for Non-Accounting Majors3
or GBUS 450 Business Ethics
MGT 446Entrepreneurship (EL)3
MGT 465Production and Operations Management3
SCM 412Transportation3
Elective - Upper or Lower Division as needed to meet upper division and overall requirement3
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours15
SpringSemester Credit Hours
MGT 439Business Strategy and Policy3
MIS 302Enterprise Resource Planning3
Upper Division Business Elective (300-400 level from: ACCT, FIN, GBUS, MGT, MIS, MKT, SCM)3
Upper Division Business Elective (300-400 level from: ACCT, FIN, GBUS, MGT, MIS, MKT, SCM)3
Elective - Upper or Lower Division as needed to meet upper division and overall requirement3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours15
Total Fourth Year Semester Credit Hours30
Minimum Hours required for Degree120

Note: A minimum of 54 upper division hours (300 and 400 level courses) are required for this degree. Resident credit totaling 25% of the hours is required for the degree.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in three areas for graduation:  Overall GPA, Institutional GPA, and Major GPA.

Undergraduate Courses in Supply Chain Management

SCM 302. Enterprise Resource Planning. 3 Hours.

This course provides an overview of enterprise systems and supply chain business processes, and introduces students to how enterprise systems are used to manage supply chains and make effective business decisions. Cross-listed with MIS 302. Credit cannot be awarded for both SCM 302 and MIS 302.

SCM 304. Principles of Supply Chain Management (SL). 3 Hours.

A firm supply chain includes all internal functions plus external suppliers involved in the identification and fulfillment of needs for materials, equipment, and services. Supply chain management lays the foundation for a successful business operation. This course integrates the principles of Experiential Learning and meets the criteria for service learning.

SCM 308. Project Management. 3 Hours.

This class is a study of the practices and methods used in managing projects. Project elements such as scheduling, organizing, implementing, control, and assessment will be discussed. The course focuses on using project management techniques appropriate for information systems projects.

SCM 310. Strategic Sourcing. 3 Hours.

This course is to introduce the key concepts and techniques that manage and improve supply chain processes from different industries and markets. At the completion of this course, skills will be gained to assess supply chain performance and make recommendations to increase supply chain competitiveness. This course integrates the principles of Experiential Learning (EL) and meets the criteria for project-based learning. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 324. Business Data Analytics I. 3 Hours.

This course introduces students to data analytics statistical methods used in addressing real world business problems. This course is designed to apply statistical concepts and perform data visualization using pivot tables, formatting, functions and Power BI. Topics covered include sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, simple regression and multiple regression. Appropriate computer resources will be used. This course integrates the principles of experiential learning and meets the criteria for undergraduate research. Prerequisite: MATH 1342.

SCM 325. Business Statistics (EL). 3 Hours.

This course introduces students to statistical methods used in addressing real world business problems. Topics covered include sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, simple regression, and mutliple regression. Appropriate computer resources will be used. This course integrates the principles of Experiential Learning and meets the criteria for undergraduate research. Prerequisite: MATH 1342.

SCM 412. Transportation. 3 Hours.

This course presents the business process for transportation and logistics including all the activities required to move products, money, and information within the supply chain. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 434. Quality Analysis and Control. 3 Hours.

This course explores how quality integrates fundamental management techniques and technical tools under a disciplined approach. Prerequisite: SCM 325, or MATH 1325, or MATH 2413.

SCM 476. Business Data Analytics II. 3 Hours.

This course introduces predictive analytics and prescriptive analytics. Predictive analytics seeks to predict what could occur in the future, and includes forecasting techniques, data mining and Monte Carlo simulation. Prescriptive analytics investigates what should occur in the future and includes optimization models. Prerequisite: MGT 324 or SCM 324.

SCM 489. Independent Study. 3 Hours.

This course provides individual instruction. Students may repeat the course when topics vary.

SCM 497. Special Topics. 3 Hours.

Instructors will provide and organized class designed to cover areas of specific interest. Students may repeat the course when topics vary.

 

Joe Bentley

Instructor

Email: jbentley@tamut.edu

Jamie Daigle

Assistant Professor

Email: jamie.daigle@tamut.edu

Dr. Gary Stading

Professor

Email: gstading@tamut.edu