Apr 11, 2021  

Supply Chain Management, BBA

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Supply Chain Management faculty: Cao, J. Davis, Elking, Hu, Rauniar, Zhou

The Supply Chain Management major in the Marilyn Davies College of Business delivers the key skills needed for success in a 21st century global marketplace. The program emphasizes core knowledge in basic business functions, plus specific and current knowledge in logistics, inventory, analytics, systems, contracts, and procurement. Mastery in the skills serves as a strong foundation for achievement in a multitude of supply chain management careers, such as warehousing, operations, purchasing, logistics, and the management and development of each of these areas.

The Supply Chain Management major also provides the flexibility necessary to gain targeted skills that differentiate graduates in the job marketplace. Each student fulfills the required supply chain courses, and then supplements these with a group of three business courses that empower the graduate will a specific competitive skill that can be highlighted and used in a career search. These skills are available from multiple majors and areas of business, allowing students to carve a niche for themselves that is different from the graduates of other programs in supply chain.This program is recommended for students who are interested in careers in any of the functional or managerial areas of supply chain management.

Program Outcomes

  1. The student will identify key challenges of supply chains.
  2. The student will evaluate strategies for supply chain performance improvements.
  3. ​The student will select appropriate supply chain tools/methods.

Bachelor of Business Administration Programs

All majors within the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program administered by the Marilyn Davies College of Business share a common core of general education requirements and a common core of business course requirements. These two core areas must be completed in addition to the major discipline requirements.

Students must complete all general education core requirements prior to enrolling in upper-division courses. Upon completion of the Common Core requirements and earning the requisite GPA, students should file for admission to the Marilyn Davies College of Business.

Degree Requirements

Preparatory Requirements

All students seeking a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston-Downtown must complete the common core requirements.

Common Core Requirements (42 hours)

Common core requirements may be filled by taking any of the courses listed as options under the heading of Common Core Requirements detailed in the Undergraduate Academic Programs section. To fulfill the Mathematics requirement, MATH 1324, or equivalent, is required. To fulfill the institutional requirement, UHD 1302 - Freshman Seminar- Mathematics, specifically “Business Computer Applications”, is recommended for freshman students. Transfer students who have not completed the institutional requirement are recommended to take UHD 2301 - University Seminar-Communication specifically “Going Virtual: Communication in Cyberspace.”

Business Core Requirements (45-48 hours)

Degree Requirements

Preparatory Requirements (42 hours)

Students must complete all common core requirements listed under the heading of Common Core Requirements  detailed in the Undergraduate Academic Programs section prior to enrolling in upper-level courses.

Business Core Requirements (48 hours)

See the list of Business Core requirements under the section titled Bachelor of Business Administration Programs.

Supply Chain Management Major Electives (6 hours)

Total: (120 hours)

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