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Supply Chain Management Major

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, business-to-business marketing 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
  • 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 354 - Integrated Logistics and Transportation Management (3)
  • BUS 211 - Integrated Product Development (3)
  • SCM 342 - e-Business Enterprise Applications (3)

And an optional:

  • SCM 373 - Supply Chain Management Internship or Experiential Project

For full descriptions of these courses, link to catalog.

For more information, please contact Professor Robert Trent, Director,

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