UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

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.

An international experience2 is required for all Global Business majors. Students are encouraged to complete up to 6 hours in a foreign language. For additional information, please contact the Global Business Program Director.

Faculty

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

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6, 7

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

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems4, 5

BA 1320 Business in a Global World4, 5

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

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

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 9

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems4, 5

BA 1320 Business in a Global World4, 5

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

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

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting4

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting4

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law4

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6, 7

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 6

or OPRE 3340 Advanced Business Quantitative Methods4

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis4

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application4, 10

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

Choose two of the following:8

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems4, 5

BA 1320 Business in a Global World4, 5

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

Major Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours

BCOM 1300 Introduction to Professionalism and Communication in Business11

or BCOM 3300 Professionalism and Communication in Business11

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 3310 Organizational Behavior

or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

Major Related Courses: 39 semester credit hours

IMS 4320 or MKT 4320 International Marketing

FIN 3380 International Financial Management

IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management

IMS 4350 Global Market Entry Strategies

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 and Sourcing 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

Choose one from the following:

IMS 4310 Export Market Development

IMS 4340 Managing Global Teams

IMS 4V94 Seminar Series in International Management

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 Impact 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 (if not used in Major Related Courses)

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

Any Faculty-Led International Study Trip course: IMS 3091, IMS 3092, IMS 3093, IMS 3094, IMS 3095, IMS 3096, IMS 3V91, IMS 3V92, IMS 3V93, IMS 3V94, IMS 3V95, IMS 3V96

Three semester credit hours of equivalent or similar upper-level courses from a global business/operations perspective, not listed or applied as credit hours elsewhere on degree plan, may be used to fulfill an elective with advance written permission from the BS GLBS and BS SCMT Program Directors.

The courses listed above can satisfy guided elective requirements in prior BS GLBS/SCMT catalogs, as long as semester credit hours are not applied elsewhere on degree plan.

All prerequisites must be met.

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. Global Business majors may complete their international experience with any of the following: a semester studying abroad taking at least 9 semester credit hours applicable to their major (NOTE: study abroad courses are subject to a pre-approval process to ensure transferability to their major); 2 JSOM faculty-led trip courses ("Regional Management Area Studies"); or an international internship (IMS 4090 or IMS 4V90).

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.

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