Feb 08, 2023  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
University Catalog 2023-2024

Management–Sustainable Supply Chain Management (BS)


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CIP Code = 520203

Management – Sustainable Supply Chain Management Curriculum (BS)

Sustainable Supply Chain Management prepares students to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling through internal allocations of resources to operations units to the handling and delivery of output. The focus on sustainability is the key distinction of this program. A sustainable supply chain has the capability of meeting current and future customer demands through the cultivation, reuse and repurposing of resources, the lifeblood of any organization.

Program Objectives

  1. Students will understand distinctive competencies and the strategic implications of supply chain management (SCM).
  2. Students will understand the fundamentals of aggregate planning, master scheduling, and material requirements planning.
  3. Students will understand the relationships between and be able to effectively manage inventory costs.
  4. Students will understand of the strategic role of purchasing, the process utilized to acquire material and services, and have a framework to analyze buyer-supplier relationships.
  5. Students will understand, at an individual and systemic level, how components of the logistics system fit together in support of a firm’s strategy.
  6. Students will understand the basic concepts and techniques associated with LEAN and Quality Management.

Program Requirements


A grade of “C” or better must be earned in all management courses.

Freshman Year


English (GER)


Humanities (GER)


  • 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Select two Humanities (GER) courses from the following disciplines:  Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary. NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  6 Semester Credit Hours

Natural Sciences (GER)


  • Select one Physical Science course from the following disciplines: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meteorology. NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours

Major Courses


Total: 30 SCH


Sophomore Year


Natural Sciences (GER)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives 3 Semester Credit Hours

Fine Arts (GER)


Total: 30 SCH


Junior Year


Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives 5 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 30 SCH


Senior Year


Major Courses


Electives


  • Elective 3 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 30 SCH


Total Semester Hours 120


* College of Business Electives are chosen by the student in consultation with the faculty advisor and must be 300- or 400-level business courses.

***(IER): International Education Requirement:  ACCT 485 , CIS 485 , ECON 485 , FINC 485 , MGMT 485 , or MKTG 485 .

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