Naveen Jindal School of Management
Supply Chain Management and Global Business (Double Major) (BS)
Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management and Global Business (Double Major)
Degree Requirements (128 semester credit hours)1
The Bachelor of Science in Global Business (BS GB) and Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management (BS SCM) double major is a minimum 128 semester credit hours degree program that prepares students to address supply chain issues in global markets. The program emphasizes building key skills and competencies of global supply chain professionals such as cross-cultural communication, global value chain and foreign laws and regulations. Students also gain analytical decision-making and problem-solving skills through real-life consulting and global supply chain projects, and internships.
A minimum of 9 semester credit hours must be earned during a semester of study abroad. Any 9 semester credit hours from the degree plan may be chosen, however, students should be aware that study abroad courses are subject to a pre-approval process to ensure transferability.2
I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3
Communication: 6 semester credit hours
COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication
Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours
Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)
Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours
Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture core courses (see advisor)
Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours
Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)
American History: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History core courses (see advisor)
Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours
GOVT 2305 American National Government
GOVT 2306 State and Local Government
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours7
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours7
Choose one of the following:7
II. Major Requirements: 83 semester credit hours
Major Preparatory Courses: 12 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum7
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Major Core Courses: 26 semester credit hours
BCOM 3310 Business Communication
BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication
FIN 3320 Business Finance
ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business
OPRE 3310 Operations Management
OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
or OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
IMS 3310 International Business
Major Related Courses: 39 semester credit hours
FIN 3380 International Financial Management
IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management
IMS 4373 Global Strategy
BLAW 4301 International Law
OPRE 3320 Supply Chain Management
OPRE 3330 Project Management
OPRE 4310 Lean and Six Sigma Processes
OPRE 4330 Logistics and Inventory Management
OPRE 4340 Purchasing and Sourcing Management
OPRE 4320 Integrated SCM Information Systems
OPRE 4350 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics
OPRE 4360 Capstone Projects in Supply Chain Management
Foreign Language Requirement: 6 semester credit hours of the same language
If the language credit is obtained without taking classes, six additional semester credit hours of Free Electives (upper-division or lower-division) can be taken by student.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their Program Director every semester to discuss their progress, career interests, and international experiences.
III. Elective Requirements: 3 semester credit hours
A practicum experience is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.
IMS 4V90 Management Internship
IMS 4090 Management Internship
A community engagement experience is required; the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular experience, and preference for additional electives.
IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or MKT 4360 Social Marketing
or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum
Additional Elective Options:
IMS 4310 Export Market Development
ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy and Business Models
FIN 3350 Financial Markets and Institutions
OBHR 4310 Business Ethics
OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
OPRE 3320 Supply Chain Management
Faculty Led Foreign Study Trip:
GEOG 3370 The Global Economy
ECON 4360 International Trade
1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2. Students with non-academic obligations (for example, full time jobs) who cannot study abroad for an entire semester may request a waiver to substitute 6 semester credit hours of faculty led study trips (IMS 3V91, IMS 3V92, IMS 3V93, IMS 3V94, IMS 3V95, IMS 3V96). An international internship may also be substituted for the semester of study abroad.
3. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
4. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.
5. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
6. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417.
7. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core (e.g., BA 1320 or ECON 2301 for IMS 3310), major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
8. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419.
9. JSOM freshmen are required to take BA 1100 and IMS 3100. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take IMS 3200.