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

ENT 3100Applications of Entrepreneurship 13
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 15 additional hours of upper division approved business electives15
Total Hours36

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Articulate and apply foundational knowledge associated with core business disciplines (accounting, finance, supply chain management, marketing, information technology, and management). (Functional Business Knowledge)
  • (a) Identify business problems and opportunities, (b) analyze relevant strategic, tactical, and operational options through qualitative and quantitative methods in order to (c) make recommendations and provide the rationale behind decisions. (Decision Making Skills)
  • Identify and evaluate global business factors, including the opportunities, constraints and risks of operating across various country environments. (Global Orientation)
  • Identify legal/ethical issues, assess impact, and decide on a socially responsible course of action. (Ethical Orientation)
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate business issues, analyses and recommendations in written and oral presentations to stakeholders. (Business Communication Skills)
  • Develop technological and quantitative skills, including those associated with statistics, data visualization and analysis, project management, social media, and those commensurate with their business specialization. (Technological Skills)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills to collaborate within diverse teams, effectively engage with stakeholders in a professional manner, and develop leadership skills. (Interpersonal Skills)
  • Explain basic concepts in supply chain management related to areas such as purchasing, production, operations, logistics, integration and reverse supply chains.
  • Apply descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics for decision-making in supply chains, such as demand planning, supply chain network design, production planning, inventory control and transportation.
  • Analyze supply chain related problems and justify data-driven solutions with business acumen.­­

Sample Four Year Plan

First Year
MATH 10303BUS AD 1107 or MATH 11003
ENGL 11003ECON 10013
BUS AD 1000 or ENT 11003INFSYS 28003
INFSYS 18003EXPLORE - Humanities & Fine Arts3
EXPLORE- Humanities & Fine Arts3EXPLORE - Math & Sciences3
INTDSC 10031 
 16 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 36003MKTG 37003
ENGL 31203SCMA 33203
ENT 31003SCMA Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
Global Awreness Course3MGMT 4219
MGMT 4220
SCMA Elective6Global Awareness Course3
Business Elective 3000-4000 Level3 Elective8
 15 14
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.