Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in
Supply Chain Management
All companies that deal with physical goods or services of necessity utilize supply chain management to get their products to their customers.
Majors take a variety of courses in the areas of logistics management, forecasting, purchasing, inventory management, production management, quality assurance, scheduling, information management, and customer service. Ship graduates with a supply chain management background can find employment in a wide range of occupational specialties. Salaries for recent graduates in supply chain programs, according to several surveys, rank near the top among the various business majors. Supply chain management also plays a central role in the global economy. Many job opportunities are available which involve developing and maintaining the international supply chain.
Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. All companies that deal with physical goods or services of necessity utilize supply chain management to get their products to their customers. Internships often turn into job offers, according to post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.
This course of study also prepares students for certification as a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
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 Supply Chain 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/.
- Supply Chain Management Courses: The courses required of the major provide students with the academic background necessary to be successful professionals. See a complete list on the Supply Chain Management page.
- Logistics Management Concentration: Students may complete additional coursework to earn a B.S.B.A. with a concentration in Logistics Management.