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. 

Supply Chain Management 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
ACCT 325Managerial Accounting3
FIN 354Financial Management3
GBUS 325Business Law3
GBUS 450Business Ethics3
MGT 395Principles of Management3
MGT 439Business Strategy and Policy3
MGT 465Production and Operations Management3
MIS 360Essentials of Management Information Systems3
MKT 363Marketing3
SCM 325Business Statistics3
Supply Chain Management Concentration18
Profitability in Supply Chain Management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Principles of Supply Chain Management
Quality Analysis and Control
Other Requirements-Business Introductory Courses
ACCT 2301Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 2302Principles of Accounting II3
BCIS 1305Business Computer Applications3
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics 63
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics 63
MATH 1342Elementary Statistical Methods3
BBA Secondary Core
FIN 325Money, Banking, and Financial Markets3
GBUS 440International Business3
MGT 321Organizational Behaviors3
MGT 366Topics in Organizational Leadership3
or MGT 446 Entrepreneurship
Minimum Hours for Degree120

Satisfies Core Curriculum

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.

Supply Chain Management Minor

SCM 304Principles of Supply Chain Management3
SCM 310Purchasing3
SCM 412Transportation3
MIS 302Enterprise Resource Planning3
6sch Upper Division Business Electives6
Total Hours for Minor18

Undergraduate Courses in Supply Chain Management

SCM 304. Principles of Supply Chain Management. 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. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 310. Purchasing. 3 Hours.

This course is an overview of the purchasing process, the responsibilities of procurement professionals, and an understanding of the procurement and sourcing processes. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

SCM 325. Business Statistics. 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. Prerequisite: MATH 2342 and BCIS 1305.

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: Junior standing and SCM 325.

SCM 489. Independent Study. 3 Hours.

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


Dr. Gary Stading