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)
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, Jianqing Chen @jxc111031, William M. Cready @wmc041000, Milind Dawande @milind, Gregory G. Dess @ggd021000, Umit G. Gurun @ugg041000, Kyle Hyndman @tdp062000, 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, Amit Mehra @axm078200, 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, Cuili Qian @cxq170330, Suresh Radhakrishnan @sradhakr, Srinivasan Raghunathan @sraghu, Ram C. Rao @rrao, Brian Ratchford @btr051000, Michael J. Rebello @mjr071000, Gil Sadka @gxs143630, Sumit Sarkar @sumit, Suresh P. Sethi @sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke @kes021000, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang @wkt071000, Jun Xia @jxx132030, Ying Xie @yxx124930, Harold Zhang @hxz054000, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng @zxz062000
Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci @mua120030, Nina Baranchuk @nxb043000, Norris Bruce @nxb018100, Zhonglan Dai @zxd051000, Rebecca Files @rlf092000, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, Bin Hu @bxh180009, Surya N. Janakiraman @suryaj, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr. @rkiesch, Atanu Lahiri @axl144730, Jun Li @jxl128031, Ningzhong Li @nxl124130, Maria Loumioti @mxl175830, Lívia Markóczy @lxm055000, Toyah Miller @tlm140330, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan @nataraj, Naim Bugra Ozel @nbo150030, H. Dennis Park @hxp174230, Anyan Qi @axq140430, Young U. Ryu @ryoung, Harpreet Singh @hxs104000, David J. Springate @spring8, Upender Subramanian @uxs092000, Shaojie Tang @sxt146930, Shouqiang Wang @sxw163830, Kelsey D. Wei @kdw061000, Han (Victor) Xia @hxx110930, 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, Jean-Marie Meier @jmm172030, Radha Mookerjee @rvm019000, Alejandro Rivera Mesias @axr150331, Alessio Saretto @axs125732, Simon Siegenthaler @sxs177933, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, Xiaoxiao Tang @xxt180003, Shervin Tehrani @sst180003, Ashwin Venkataraman @axv190029, Christian Von-Drathen @cxv141430, Guihua Wang @gxw130630, Junfeng Wu @jxw175430, Steven Xiao @sxx150930, Yingjie Zhang @yxz180067, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430, Xiaofei Zhao @xxz137630
Professor Emeritus: 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, Shawn Carraher @smc130730, Larry Chasteen @chasteen, David Cordell @dmc012300, Howard Dover @hfd021000, John Gamino @jpg140630, Randall S. Guttery @rxg112530, 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, Mark Thouin @mxt083000, McClain Watson @jmw077000, Jeff Weekley @jaw160330, Habte Woldu @wolduh, Fang Wu @fxw052000, Laurie L. Ziegler @ziegler
Clinical Associate Professors: Shawn Alborz @sxa063000, Dawn Owens @dmo130130, Carolyn Reichert @carolyn, Avanti P. Sethi @asethi, Ramesh Subramoniam @rxs179630, Aysegul Toptal @axt083100, David Widdifield @dsw180001
Clinical Assistant Professors: Athena Alimirzaei @axa134231, Moran Blueshtein @mxb135230, Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, 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
Professors of Instruction: Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Charles Hazzard @cxh056000, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000
Associate Professors of Instruction: Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930
Assistant Professors of Instruction: Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Julie Haworth @haworth, Rasoul Ramezani @rxr145930, Gaurav Shekhar @gxs150130
Professors of Practice: Ranavir Bose @rxb132730, Rajiv Shah @rxs079000
Associate Professor of Practice: David Parks @dxp153830
Assistant Professors of Practice: Abu Naser Islam @nxi110630, Scott Janke @smj160830, Timothy Stephens @tgs170130
Senior Lecturers: Khatereh Ahadi @kxa180010, Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, George DeCourcy @gad075000, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, 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, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, 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
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)
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
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours8
Choose one of the following:8
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses (see advisor)
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours8
Choose two of the following:8
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses (see advisor)
II. Major Requirements: 78-81 semester credit hours
Major Preparatory Courses: 15-18 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum8
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Choose two of the following:8
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
OPRE 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Supply Chain Management
or IMS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Global Business
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 of at least 160 working hours is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.2
IMS 4V90 Management Internship
IMS 4090 Management Internship
BA 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
Choose from the following to fulfill remaining Guided Elective semester credit hours:
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
OPRE 4362 Supply Chain Strategy
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
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 2 faculty-led international study trip courses (IMS 3091, IMS 3092, IMS 3093, IMS 3094, IMS 3095, IMS 3096, 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. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.
8. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
9. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419.
10. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
11. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.