The College of Business supply chain management concentration helps undergraduate students develop knowledge of global supply chain management (SCM) along with the skills to implement strategic, efficient, and effective SCM practices in contemporary business enterprises. This concentration allows you to merge your academic focus with your career goals while working to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

You will focus on process improvement, strategic sourcing and procurement management, logistics and distribution, and operations management. This concentration has a strong corporate sponsorship that provides excellent course projects, internships, and job placement opportunities. 

21

Credits of supply chain management-specific courses needed

Curriculum

Students who choose the supply chain management concentration must take at least 21 credits of supply chain management-specific courses in addition to the All-University Core Curriculum and College of Business courses. Take a look at the degree requirements.

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Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • knowledge and skills adequate to assume entry-level supply chain management positions in the broad spectrum of organizations and be prepared to pursue careers in a wide variety of organizations and industries
  • knowledge of how global supply chains operate and skills to make decisions to support strategic and tactical activities to manage efficient and effective supply chains
  • an understanding of ethical decision making skills with respect to dealing with supplier and customer organizations
  • an understanding of the skills required to manage risk, innovation, and the dynamics of supply chains in the current global economy

Courses

The courses below reflect the 2021-2022 Colorado State University catalog, published in August 2021 for students enrolling during the 2021-2022 academic year. Courses listed are updated each summer for incoming students.

Freshman
AUCC
Credits
BUS 100 or BUS 105
Introduction to Business
Exploration of Business
Credits1
BUS 201
Foundations of Sustainable Enterprise
Credits1
CIS 200
Business Information Systems
Credits3
CO 150
College Composition (GT-CO2)
AUCC1A
Credits3
ECON 202
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)
AUCC3C
Credits3
Complete 3 credits from the following:
Credits3
MATH 117
College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
MATH 118
College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
MATH 124
Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
MATH 125
Numerical Trigonometry (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
MATH 126
Analytic Trigonometry (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
MATH 141 (or higher level calculus course)
Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
Arts and Humanities
AUCC3B
Credits3
Biological and Physical Sciences
AUCC3A
Credits4
Diversity and Global Awareness
AUCC3E
Credits3
Electives
Credits9
Total Credits
Credits33
Sophomore
ACT 210
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Credits3
ACT 220
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Credits3
BUS 220
Ethics in Contemporary Organizations (GT-AH3)
AUCC3B
Credits3
BUS 300
Business Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)
AUCC2
Credits3
ECON 204
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)
AUCC3C
Credits3
STAT 204
Statistics With Business Applications (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
Credits3
Biological and Physical Sciences
AUCC3A
Credits3
Historical Perspectives
AUCC3D
Credits3
Electives
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits30
Junior
All freshman and sophomore required courses must be completed prior to or concurrent with first enrollment in required junior and senior courses.
BUS 260
Social-Ethical-Regulatory Issues in Business
Credits3
CIS 370
Business Analytics
Credits3
MGT 301
Supply Chain Management
Credits3
MGT 320
Contemporary Management Principles/Practices
Credits3
MGT 375
Advanced Supply Management
Credits3
MGT 376
Advanced Service and Manufacturing Operations
Credits3
MGT 377
Advanced Logistics
Credits3
MGT 478
Global Supply Chain Management
Credits3
Electives
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits30
Senior
BUS 479
Strategic Management
AUCC4A,4C
Credits3
FIN 300
Principles of Finance
AUCC4A,4B
Credits3
MKT 300
Marketing
AUCC4B
Credits3
Select four courses from the following list of Upper Division SCM Courses
Credits12
MGT 411
Leading High Performance Teams
MGT 476
Negotiation and Conflict Management
CIS 411
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
FIN 370
Financial Management-Theory and Application
MGT 330
Creativity, Innovation, and Value Creation
MGT 411
Leading High Performance Teams
MGT 475
International Business Management
MGT 469A
Study Abroad--Peru: Global SCM Experience
MGT 476
Negotiation and Conflict Management
MGT 486B
Practicum: Supply Chain Management
MGT 492A
Seminar: Supply Chain Management
Electives3
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits27
Program Total Credits:
Credits120

1Students enrolled in the Business Administration major prior to Fall semester 2013, are not required to take BUS 201 and BUS 220.

2Students who have taken FIN 305 and/or MKT 305 prior to admission to the College of Business may substitute those courses to satisfy the category 4A and 4B requirements. All other students are required to take FIN 300 and MKT 300 to satisfy categories 4A and 4B.

3Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level). A minimum of 6 elective credits must be upper-division.

Students are not to utilize the satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for any Business concentration course or any Business core course (Business and non-Business subject codes) except when a course only allows S/U grading.

This course listing is provided through the Colorado State University catalog and is updated each summer. New or modified courses offered for spring or summer may not be included, but you can find complete course information via the class schedule on RAMweb. Offerings are subject to change and the University reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors. Always consult with an academic advisor to stay informed of curriculum details.