About The Major

You learn about the organization of a network of vendors which provide materials and components for a company’s products. You study where raw materials are sourced, created, or harvested, and then discover how they are moved through from manufacturing, packaging and delivery to the sales points and into the hands of consumers. Supply chain management is frequently referred to as “logistics” in the working world.

Skills and abilities this major develops include: team-building, management, strategic thinking, planning, and organization.

Complimenting Interests




Major Possibilities

Sample Coursework

  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Economics
  • Effective negotiations
  • International marketing
  • Intermediate finance
  • Sourcing


Possible Careers

  • Buyer
  • Logistics manager
  • Supply chain engineer
  • Commodity manager
  • Receiving inspector

Where could I work?

  • Amazon
  • Knight Transportation
  • Contract manufacturers
  • Product design companies
  • Transportation companies

Enterprise, Policy, and Planning Cluster

This major is part of the Enterprise, Policy, and Planning (EPP) cluster. The EPP cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing or interested in business; philanthropic studies; public and environmental affairs; sports management; and tourism, conventions, and event management.

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