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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Project and Supply Chain Management

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (PSCM)
Penn State Harrisburg, Capital College (PSMCA)

The Project and Supply Chain Management major concentrates on developing knowledge, skills, and abilities in both project and supply chain management, dynamic and important disciplines in modern corporations. Project management skills include the development of new projects, and coordinating procurement and project delivery systems. Supply chain management emphasizes the integration of manufacturing and service operations, logistics, purchasing, and distribution that enable organizations to develop value-creating supply chain networks. The major provides students with an opportunity to develop the quantitative and people skills necessary to design and operate today's complex management systems.Students learn how to manage critical components in organizational supply chains, and apply business analytic methods for organizing and fully integrating supply chain practices throughout the organization.

Graduates are uniquely well-prepared for careers in some of the highest in-demand professions in the modern business and government environments, managing the supply chain and project initiatives in world-class business firms, public sector organizations, construction, IT organizations, third-party logistics providers, and goods and services distribution operations.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the Management major requires the completion of 5 entry-to-major courses: ACCTG 211(4); ECON 102 GS(3); ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS(3); MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4); STAT 200 GQ(4) or SCM 200(4), and a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average.

For the B.S. degree in Project and Supply Chain Management, a minimum of 120 credits is required. Each student must earn at least a grade of C in each 300- and 400-level course in the major field.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(15 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 2 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 88 credits
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (43 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), ECON 102 GS(3), ECON 104 GS(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
FIN 301(3)[1], MGMT 301(3)[1], MIS 204(3), MKTG 301(3)[1], SCM 301(3)[1] (Sem: 3-6)
MGMT 341 US(3)[1], MGMT 410(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)
MGMT 418(3)[1], SCM 445(3)[1], SCM 460(3)[1] (Sem: 6-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (33 credits)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
SCM 200 GQ(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)
B A 241(2) and B A 242(2); or B A 243(4) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 3 credits from B A 364Y(3)[1], ECON 470(3)[1], FIN 471(3)[1], MGMT 461 IL(3)[1], MKTG 445 IL(3)[1], or other 400-level international business courses[1] (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits of 300- or 400-level courses in one business supporting area or PSCM electives from MGMT 420(3)[1], MGMT 431(3)[1], MGMT 432(3)[1], MGMT 433(3)[1], MGMT 440(3)[1], MGMT 453(3)[1], MGMT 466(3)[1], or MGMT 483(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from ECON 481(3)[1] or MIS 336(3)[1] or MIS 390(3)[1] (Sem: 6-8)
MGMT 415(3)[1] or SCM 416(3)[1] (Sem: 6-8)
SCM 320(3)[1] or SCM 455(3)[1] (Sem: 6-8)
B A 462(3)[1] or MGMT 471W(3)[1] (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 12 credits of nonbusiness supporting courses from any area (see school list of suggested courses) (See the admission section in the general information section in this bulletin for the placement policy for Penn State foreign language courses.) (Sem: 1-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2014

Blue Sheet Item #: 43-02-015

Review Date: 10/7/2014

UCA Revision #1: 8/8/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07

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