Courses for a Degree in Supply Chain Management

A college degree in supply chain management focuses on planning the flow of materials and services. This management starts at the very beginning with the raw materials, like wood, and continues until the product is finished and delivered to its final destination.

For this major you’ll take lots of supply chain management classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as a supply chain manager.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in supply chain management:

Supply Chain Management Courses:

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Distribution Management
  • Supply Management
  • Advanced Inventory Management and Forecasting
  • Behavioral Supply Chain Management
  • International Transportation and Logistics
  • Retail Supply Chain Analysis
  • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Provider and Carrier Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Independent Study in Supply Chain Management

Core Business Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science and Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology