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BS in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Students seeking to build skills in supply chain, purchasing, and warehouse management might consider enrolling in Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and Logistics. Learn more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

An academic background in business courses and strong decision making and analytical skills are helpful for those seeking to enter this program. Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

In the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a Supply Chain Management and Logistics concentration, students have the opportunity to build managerial skills needed in warehouse and related areas. They could also develop a deeper understanding of various business practices in areas of accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations. Topics discussed in concentration courses include global supply chain operations, distribution management, inventory and quality control, purchasing procedures, and quality management. Students can also study warehouse operations processes, including packing and handling, transportation, and sustainability.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

180 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management and Logistics:

Students of this program must complete a total of six concentration courses as well as major business and general education courses. A number of electives are also required. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Major Courses (88 credits)

  • Choose one of the following:
    • Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Macroeconomics
    • Global Business
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Small Business Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Law
    • Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Process Management
    • Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Managerial Economics
    • Corporate Finance
  • Management Policy and Strategy
  • 300/400-level Marketing Course
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Bachelor's Internship in Management
    • Bachelor's Capstone in Management

Supply Chain Management and Logistics Concentration Courses (36 credits

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics and Distribution Management
  • Operations Management
  • Purchasing and Vendor Management
  • Strategic Warehouse Management
  • Quality Management

Elective Courses (23 credits)

  • Open electives

General Education (33 credits)

  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professionalism - Theory and Practice in the Global Workplace
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Arts and Humanities - Modern Creative Expressions
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Fundamentals of Science
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Once they have completed all the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management and Logistics program, graduates might continue their education in a master's degree program. A graduate degree could be required when pursuing more advanced positions in some corporate settings.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science in Management and Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration - Supply Chain Management

Career Paths:

After completing this bachelor's degree program, graduates could seek employment in managerial or supervisory roles in large or small corporations. They might work in warehouses, logistics departments, fulfillment centers, shipping and receiving, or purchasing departments.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Warehouse manager
  • Purchasing agent
  • Logistics analyst
  • Supply chain manager
  • Distribution manager

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