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.


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 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.