Naveen Jindal School of Management
Global Business and Supply Chain Management (Double Major) (BS)
Bachelor of Science in Global Business and Supply Chain Management (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
Professors: Ashiq Ali @axa042200, Alain Bensoussan @axb046100, Gary Bolton @gxb122130, Metín Çakanyildirim @metin, Huseyin Cavusoglu @huseyin, William M. Cready @wmc041000, Milind Dawande @milind, Theodore E. Day @tday, Gregory G. Dess @ggd021000, Umit G. Gurun @ugg041000, Varghese S. Jacob @vjacob, Sanjay Jain @sxj164830, Ganesh Janakiraman @gxj091000, Elena Katok @emk120030, Dmitri Kuksov @dgk120030, Nanda Kumar @nkumar, Seung-Hyun Lee @sxl029100, Stanley Liebowitz @liebowit, Zhiang (John) Lin @zlin, Sumit K. Majumdar @skm021100, Stanimir Markov @sxm079200, Syam Menon @sxm021300, Vijay S. Mookerjee @vijaym, B. P. S. Murthi @murthi, Vikram Nanda @vkn150030, Özalp Özer @oxo091000, Mike W. Peng @mxp059000, Hasan Pirkul @hpirkul, Suresh Radhakrishnan @sradhakr, Srinivasan Raghunathan @sraghu, Ram C. Rao @rrao, Brian Ratchford @btr051000, Michael J. Rebello @mjr071000, Sumit Sarkar @sumit, Suresh P. Sethi @sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke @kes021000, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang @wkt071000, Harold Zhang @hxz054000, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng @zxz062000
Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci @mua120030, Nina Baranchuk @nxb043000, Norris Bruce @nxb018100, Jianqing Chen @jxc111031, Zhonglan Dai @zxd051000, Rebecca Files @rlf092000, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, Bin Hu @bxh180009, Kyle Hyndman @tdp062000, Surya N. Janakiraman @suryaj, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr. @rkiesch, Atanu Lahiri @axl144730, Jun Li @jxl128031, Ningzhong Li @nxl124130, Lívia Markóczy @lxm055000, Amit Mehra @axm078200, Toyah Miller @tlm140330, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan @nataraj, Naim Bugra Ozel @nbo150030, H. Dennis Park @hxp174230, Cuili Qian @cxq170330, Orlando C. Richard @pretty, Young U. Ryu @ryoung, Gil Sadka @gxs143630, Harpreet Singh @hxs104000, David J. Springate @spring8, Upender Subramanian @uxs092000, Kelsey D. Wei @kdw061000, Han (Victor) Xia @hxx110930, Jun Xia @jxx132030, Ying Xie @yxx124930, Yexiao Xu @yexiaoxu, Alejandro Zentner @axz051000, Jieying Zhang @jxz146230, Yuan Zhang @yxz122931, Feng Zhao @fxz082000, Yibin Zhou @yxz066000
Assistant Professors: Khai Chiong @kxc173030, Emily Choi @exc113230, Andrew Frazelle @aef180002, Ying Huang @yxh124430, Joonhwi Joo @jxj180020, Sora Jun @sxj177030, Sheen Levine @ssl140530, Meng Li @mxl120531, Maria Loumioti @mxl175830, Jean-Marie Meier @jmm172030, Radha Mookerjee @rvm019000, Anyan Qi @axq140430, Alejandro Rivera Mesias @axr150331, Alessio Saretto @axs125732, Simon Siegenthaler @sxs177933, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, Shaojie Tang @sxt146930, Xiaoxiao Tang @xxt180003, Shervin Tehrani @sst180003, Ashwin Venkataraman @axv190029, Christian Von-Drathen @cxv141430, Guihua Wang @gxw130630, Shouqiang Wang @sxw163830, Junfeng Wu @jxw175430, Steven Xiao @sxx150930, Yingjie Zhang @yxz180067, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430, Xiaofei Zhao @xxz137630
Professors Emeriti: Dale Osborne @dosborne, John J. Wiorkowski @wiorkow
Assistant Professors Emeriti: J. Richard Harrison @harrison, Jane Salk @jes025000
Clinical Professors: John Barden @jpb063000, Britt Berrett @brb051000, Abhijit Biswas @axb019100, Ranavir Bose @rxb132730, Shawn Carraher @smc130730, Larry Chasteen @chasteen, David Cordell @dmc012300, Howard Dover @hfd021000, John Gamino @jpg140630, Randall S. Guttery @rxg112530, Charles Hazzard @cxh056000, William Hefley @weh150130, Marilyn Kaplan @mkaplan, Sonia Leach @sel120030, Peter Lewin @plewin, Jeffrey Manzi @jxm158130, Diane S. McNulty @dmcnulty, Divakar Rajamani @dxr020100, Daniel Rajaratnam @dxr143430, Kannan Ramanathan @kxr087000, David Ritchey @davidr, Rajiv Shah @rxs079000, Mark Thouin @mxt083000, Jeff Weekley @jaw160330, Habte Woldu @wolduh, Fang Wu @fxw052000, Laurie L. Ziegler @ziegler
Clinical Associate Professors: Shawn Alborz @sxa063000, Dawn Owens @dmo130130, Avanti P. Sethi @asethi, Ramesh Subramoniam @rxs179630, Aysegul Toptal @axt083100, McClain Watson @jmw077000, David Widdifield @dsw180001, dxp153830. carolyn
Clinical Assistant Professors: Athena Alimirzaei @axa134231, Moran Blueshtein @mxb135230, Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Sourav Chatterjee @sxc180075, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Julie Haworth @haworth, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks @jnh061000, Revansiddha Khanapure @rbk160130, Kristen Lawson @kal110030, Kathryn Lookadoo @kxl164330, Liping Ma @lxm133730, Sarah Moore @sem054000, Ravi Narayan @rln130030, Parneet Pahwa @pxp030100, Jason Parker @jap090020, Drew Peabody @sdp093020, Nassim Sohaee @nxs045000
Assistant Professor of Instruction: Rasoul Ramezani @rxr145930
Senior Lecturers: Khatereh Ahadi @kxa180010, Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Frank Anderson @fwa012000, Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, George DeCourcy @gad075000, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, Abu Naser Islam @nxi110630, Scott Janke @smj160830, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Jackie Kimzey @jxk092000, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Joseph Mauriello @jam151430, Victoria D. McCrady @vdm130030, Edward Meda @exm150330, Robert (Stephen) Molina @sxm163630, Prithi Narasimhan @pxn152330, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Debra Richardson @dlr150330, Gaurav Shekhar @gxs150130, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, Timothy Stephens @tgs170130, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000, Guido Tirone @gxt170001, Robert Wright @rgw091000, Kathy Zolton @kxz121730, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3
Communication: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)
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
Choose one of the following:7
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours7
Choose two of the following:7
II. Major Requirements: 78-81 semester credit hours
Major Preparatory Courses: 15-18 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
Choose two of the following:7
Major Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours
BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business
IMS 3310 International Business
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
Major Related Courses: 33 semester credit hours
FIN 3380 International Financial Management
IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management
IMS 4373 Global Strategy
BLAW 4301 International Law
OPRE 3320 Integrated Supply Chain Management
OPRE 3330 Project Management
OPRE 4310 Lean and Six Sigma Processes
OPRE 4330 Global Logistics and Inventory Management
OPRE 4340 Purchasing, Sourcing, and Contract Management
IMS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Global Business
or OPRE 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Supply Chain Management
or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business
or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship
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: 5-8 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:
OPRE 3311 Introduction to Programming
OPRE 3312 Object-Oriented Programming
OPRE 4320 Integrated SCM Information Systems
OPRE 4337 Marketing Analytics
OPRE 4345 Retail Operations
OPRE 4350 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics
OPRE 4353 Business Analytics
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
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 1310 or 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. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
10. JSOM freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300.