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Supply Chain Management

Is Supply Chain Management the right fit for me?

Supply Chain Managers are a special breed-innovative enough to think creatively, yet meticulous enough to forecast the big picture. Are you thorough? Do you enjoy longterm planning? The Supply Chain Management major is a rigorous program open only to select students-you'll need to fill out an application and interview with faculty to ensure it is the major for you.

What courses will I take?

Some of the courses you might take include:

  • Purchasing
  • Marketing to Business and Government
  • Logistics Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business-to-Business Selling

What kind of job will I get when I graduate?

Your blend of analytical and creative thinking abilities will get you a position with a consulting, manufacturing, or logistics company. You will start as an analyst or project manager working on supply chain related projects.

Who recruits Supply Chain majors?

  • Bearing Point
  • Boeing
  • Caterpillar
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Grainger
  • IBM Global Consulting

Required Courses

Hours Course # Course Name
3 BADM 324 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Prerequisite: Credit or current registration in BADM 320)
3 BADM 327 Marketing to Business and Government (Prerequisite: BADM 320)
3 BADM 335 Supply Chain Management Basics (Prerequisite: Junior standing)
3 BADM 336 Modeling the Supply Chain** (Prerequisite: BADM 335)
3 BADM 337 Practicum in Supply Chain Management (Prerequisite: Senior standing)
3 BADM 350 Information Technology for Networked Organizations (Prerequisite: Junior standing)
3 BADM 375 Business Process Management (Prerequisite: Junior Standing)
3 BADM 378 Logistics Management (Prerequisite: Junior standing)
Choose one of the following:
3 BADM 322 Marketing Research (Prerequisite: BADM 320 and ECON 202)
3 BADM 328 Business-to-Business Selling (Prerequisite: Junior Standing)
3 BADM 352 Database Design and Management (Prerequisite: Junior Standing)
3 BADM 374 Management Decision Models (Prerequisite: ECON 203)
3 BADM 377 Project Management (Prerequisite: Junior standing)
3 BADM 379 Business Process Improvement (Prerequisite: Junior Standing)
*The Supply Chain Management program is open only to qualified students based upon application and personal interview. For more information, contact the Director of the Supply Chain Management program.
**Internship must be completed prior to taking this course and a report on the internship must be submitted.
***Students are required to complete an internship to graduate with this major.


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