Business Administration BS, Supply Chain Management Emphasis

General Education Requirements

All Business majors must meet the university general education requirements. As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, all Business majors must complete the prerequisite courses below :

ECON 1001Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3
ECON 1002Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3
MATH 1030College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)3
MATH 1100Basic Calculus3
MATH 1105Basic Probability and Statistics3

Degree Requirements

All Business majors must meet College of Business G.P.A., good standing and credit requirements as outlined in the Bulletin.

Lower Division Business Core Requirements

ACCTNG 2400Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ACCTNG 2410Managerial Accounting3
BUS AD 2900Legal Environment of Business3
INFSYS 2800Information Systems Concepts and Applications3
Total Hours12

Upper Division Requirements

ENGL 3120Business Writing3

Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement

Two global awareness courses selected from an approved list maintained in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising in the College of Business Administration; also available on our web site.

Upper Division Business Requirements

FINANCE 3500Financial Management3
SCMA 3300Business Analytics and Statistics3
SCMA 3301Introduction to Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 3600Management and Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 4219Strategic Management3
MKTG 3700Basic Marketing3
A minimum of 18 additional hours of upper division approved business electives18

 Assessment Requirement

MGMT 4220Business Assessment Testing0

Emphasis Area Requirements

The study of supply chain management focuses on the whole supply chain from the acquisition of raw materials, through production or service delivery, to the point of consumption. 

Twelve (12) credit hours are required of all individuals seeking an emphasis in Supply Chain Management:

SCMA 3320Advanced Supply Chain and Operations Management3
Select three of the following courses:9
Predictive Analytics and Data Mining
Introduction to Transportation
Traffic and Transportation Management
Transportation Security and Risk
Internship in Supply Chain and Analytics 1
Seminar in Supply Chain Management and Analytics
Independent Study in Supply Chain and Analytics
Lean Production in Manufacturing and Service Operations
Environmental Sustainability in Business Operations
Business Logistics
Applied Supply Chain Modeling
Introduction to Project Management
Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization
Global Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Practicum 1
Advanced Topics in Supply Chain and Analytics
Total Hours12


Students may combine selected courses from the list above, and other specified upper division business electives, to fulfill a designated track and acquire in-depth knowledge. Detailed information is available in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising. The specific tracks available include:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation
  • Business Analytics

Undergraduate Business Learning Goals & Objectives


  • Students will be able to remember, identify and synthesize core Business Content from the six core business areas within the College of Business.
  • Students will be able to identify and explain items related to Decision Making
  • Students will be able to synthesize business concepts as it relates to International Business
  • Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate business  Verbal/Written skills
  • Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate business Quantitative knowledge.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate concepts related to basic Ethics knowledge.


Supply Chain Management

  1. Students will understand statistical principles and methods for critical analysis of business operations
  2. Students will understand basic concepts, practices and issues in operations and supply chain management
  3. Students will understand the role and value of technology and analytical methods for strategic and tactical decision-making
  4. Students will be able to apply technology and quantitative methods to address business problems
  5. Students will be able to communicate the impact of analyses to decision-makers

Sample Four Year Plan

First Year
MATH 10303MATH 11003
ENGL 11003ECON 10013
BUS AD 10003INFSYS 28003
INFSYS 18003EXPLORE - Humanities & Fine Arts3
EXPLORE- Humanities & Fine Arts3EXPLORE - Math & Sciences3
 15 15
Second Year
MATH 11053ACCTNG 24103
ACCTNG 24003BUS AD 29003
ECON 10023SCMA 33013
CORE - Communication Proficiency3EXPLORE - Humanities & Fine Arts3
CORE - US History & Government3Cultural Diversity3
 15 15
Third Year
SCMA 33003FINANCE 35003
MGMT 36003SCMA 33203
ENGL 31203MKTG 37003
Non-Business Electives6Global Awareness Course3
 Non-Business Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
SCMA Electives6MGMT 4219
MGMT 4220
Global Awreness Course3SCMA Elective3
Non-Business Electives6Junior/Senior Level Business Elective6
 Non-Business Electives3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

PLEASE NOTE: This plan is an example of what a four year plan could look like for a typical student. Placement exam scores in math as well as the completion of coursework may change the plan. It should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor. All requirements are subject to change.