Department of Supply Chain Management - Programs of Study

Programs of Study

Take a closer look at the foundations of supply chain management majors and concentrations. At W. P. Carey, you’ll work with a dedicated academic advisor to navigate program requirements courses, as well as university policies and procedures.

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Supply Chain Management – Bachelor’s Degree Program (BS)

Required Courses

  • SCM 300 or SCM 303 Global Supply Operations
  • SCM 315 Business Decision Models
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 345 Logistics
    • Pre- or co-requisite: SCM 315
  • SCM 355 Supply Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 432 Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 345, Pre- or co-requisite: SCM 355
  • SCM 445 Advanced Logistics Management (or SCM 455)
    • Prerequisite: SCM 345
  • SCM 455 Research & Negotiations (or SCM 445)
    • Prerequisite: SCM 355
  • SCM 479 Supply Chain Strategy (Capstone Course)
    • Prerequisite: SCM 355 and SCM 432

Elective Courses

  • SCM 440 Quality Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300
  • SCM 463 Global Supply Chain Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300

Sample Program of Study

A balanced, three-semester program of study is shown below. Meet with your W. P. Carey academic advisor on course scheduling that works best for you.

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
SCM 315
SCM 345
SCM 355
SCM 432
SCM 445 or SCM 455
SCM479

Major Map

Learn more about specific requirements by reviewing the supply chain management major map.

Global Logistics Management — Bachelor’s Degree Program (BA)

Required Courses

  • MGT 411: Leading Organizations
    • Prerequisite: MGT 300
  • SCM 300 or SCM 303 Global Supply Operations
  • SCM 314 Analytics for Logistics
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 344 Applied Logistics Management
    • Pre- or co-requisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 354 Procurement of Services
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 385 Business and Sustainability I
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 445 Advanced Logistics Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 345

Elective Courses

  • SCM 440 Quality Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303
  • SCM 463 Global Supply Chain Management
    • Prerequisite: SCM 300 or SCM 303

Sample Program of Study

A sample two-semester program of is shown below. Contact your advisor to discuss a program of study that is right for you.

Semester 1 Semester 2
SCM 314
SCM 344
SCM 385
SCM 354
SCM 444

Major Map

Review the global logistics management major map for complete program information.