Bachelor Degree (B.A.) in Supply Chain Management
BUSINESS WITH VIRTUE
The Supply Chain Management degree equips you with the knowledge and skills you need in today’s marketplace. You will learn how to manage the production and distribution of goods and commodities on the local to international levels. You will also explore the ethical aspects of these processes and gain insights into the relationship between producers, suppliers, and customers. Your professional preparation is linked to a liberal arts education by enhancing sought-after creative, critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. As a result, your studies will prepare you to pursue your career with integrity and virtue.
Possible career paths:
Manager or coordinator of operations, logistician, data analyst, finance, national and international business
of supply chain professionals report a positive career outlook
In addition to the specific requirements listed in the section below, all students at the Abbey are required to earn credits in our core liberal arts curriculum.
9 lower-division hours
EC 202: Introductory Economics II
AC 211: Principles of Financial Accounting
BU 265: Spreadsheet and Database Applications
36 hours at 300 Level or above
BU 300: Management
BU 310: Finance
BU 437: Supply Chain Management
BU 436: Operations Management
BU 407: Management Seminar
CS 307: Files & Database Access
CS 309: Information Systems Analysis
BU XX1: Procurement & Supply Chain Management
BU XX2: Total Quality Management
BU XX3: Supply Chain Risk & Disruption Management
BU 453: Internship 1 (at midpoint)
BU 453: Internship 2 (final semester)
NOTE: Students seeking to graduate with a major in Business may have no more than two grades below a “C” in the major, and must have a major area GPA of 2.00 or higher.
Students seeking to double major in Business-related majors, each major must have a minimum of 24 credit hours distinct or exclusive to each major. Those 24 hours in each major must not count for any other major.
*It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.
More about the experience
“The Supply Chain Management Major is the perfect choice for me because it combines the general skills of business management with the more technical aspects of logistics. I am excited to be a part of this program as I know it will provide all the skills I need to pursue a career in logistics analysis and supply chain management.”
DR. BRAD FRAZIER
“Supply Chain Management is a critical activity for all businesses. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how delicate supply chains can be, and just how important proper planning and execution is for all types of businesses. This new major is timely as supply chain managers are becoming a very high-growth area globally, and will remain an important career path moving forward.”
Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is a must-read for Business students. The Journal primarily covers topics related to the American economy and international business. Students who read The Journal will acquire a more well-rounded view of the events and people shaping the worlds of business, finance, politics and technology.