Supply Chain Management Major Overview
The Supply Chain Management major equips students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for success in today’s complex business environment. This innovative program:
- Provides solid exposure to supply management, logistics, cost and risk management and operations management topics.
- Develops cross-functional team skills by integrating Supply Chain Management students with engineering students in the Integrated Product Development (IPD) program.
- Emphasizes advanced cost analysis, negotiation, product development, and e-business.
- Integrates core business courses with supply chain major courses.
- Provides field study and experiential learning opportunities.
Supply Chain Management graduates typically work within five areas, each with its own set of positions and career paths:
- purchasing and supply management
- transportation and logistics
- operations management
- inventory management and control
- demand and supply chain planning
Supply Chain Management Courses
Required Major Courses (18 credits)
- SCM 309 - Supply, Cost, and Risk Management (3)
- SCM 328 - Negotiations and Conflict Management (3)
- SCM 340 - Demand and Supply Chain Planning (3)
- SCM 342 - e-Business Enterprise Applications (3)
- SCM 345 - Analytic Approaches to Supply Chain Management (3)
- SCM 354 - Integrated Logistics and Transportation Management (includes SCM capstone experience) (3)
And an optional:
- SCM 373 - Supply Chain Management Internship or Experiential Project
For full descriptions of these courses, link to catalog.