Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Supply Chain Management
Logistics Management Concentration
Logistics management is the backbone of all distribution systems for goods and services.
Students earning their BSBA in Supply Chain Management can specialize their degree with a concentration in Logistics Management. Logistics management is the second largest employment sector in the United States and offers excellent salaries, opens doors, and provides advancement opportunities to the prospective manager in countries around the world. Career paths start with general entry level positions such as logistics analyst, transportation supervisor, and inbound materials scheduler and can lead to upper-level management positions in areas such as corporate logistics or materials managers, business development or operations site manager, and vice president positions in logistics, or operations and manufacturing.
Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. Interns develop cross-functional team skills that emphasize logistics management, warehousing operations as well as management and marketing. Internships often turn into job offers, according to post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.
The John L. Grove College of Business has a number of clubs for students to participate in and learn more about their area of study outside the classroom. Student Professional Organizations provide a variety of opportunities for students to develop professional contacts, enhance their course of study with hands-on application, and build lasting friendships within the business community. The Logistics Management Club prepares students for the transition from classroom to careers in their chosen field.
The undergraduate BSBA degree in Supply Chain Management requires the completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours in the following areas:
- General Education Courses: All students are required to complete the university's general education program, which provides a balanced liberal arts foundation.
- Business Core Curriculum: Finance majors take the same core curriculum as other business majors. This core includes economics, finance, information systems, marketing, organization behavior, and business law as well as other business subjects. See the College of Business website for complete course listings: http://www.ship.edu/business/.
- Logistics Management Track: consists of four required courses in the areas of distribution systems, global logistics, supply chain systems, and warehouse management.