Supply Chain Management Option

Why study Supply Chain Management?

The Supply Chain Management (SCM) Option provides students the ability to manage suppliers across globally distributed locations, to procure the right materials, at the right time, at the right quality, and at the lowest cost to meet company objectives. Graduates can go on to work as buyers, operations managers, forecasting analysts among many things.

Supply Chain faculty

Requirements to declare the option

Students must have completed the following courses with a minimum grade of 3.0 in each course in order to declare the SCM Option.

  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • BBUS 340 – Operations & Project Management

(*Note: Students in the process of completing a course will not be considered for the Supply Chain Management Option until the course has been completed. Talk with an advisor for more information).

Supply Chain Management curriculum

Students must complete the following courses for graduation:

Course TypeBothell Location Course Numbers & NamesBellevue Location Course Numbers & Names
Core Courses (prerequisites in parentheses) BBUS 300 – Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Inclusivity, Diversity Designated Course
BBUS 307 – Business Writing, Writing Designated Course
BBUS 310 – Managerial Economics (BMATH 144, STMATH 124, or MATH 112)
BBUS 320 – Marketing Management
BBUS 340 – Operations & Project Management (310)
BBUS 350 – Business Finance (310)
ELCBUS 300 – Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Inclusivity, Diversity Designated Course
ELCBUS 301 – Business Statistics (counts for RSN)
ELCBUS 310 – Managerial Economics (BMATH 144, STMATH 124, or MATH 112)
ELCBUS 320 – Marketing Management
ELCBUS 330 – Information Management & Analysis
ELCBUS 340 – Operations & Project Mgmt. (310)
ELCBUS 350 – Business Finance (310)
ELCBUS 380 – Managing Work Teams
ELCBUS 382 – Business, Government, & Society, Writing Designated Course
Required SCM Courses (prerequisites in parentheses) BBUS 441 – Business Project Management (340)
BBUS 482 – Introduction to Supply Chain Management (340)
BBUS 483 – Global Strategic Sourcing (441, 482)
BBUS 486 – Supply Chain Resource Planning (340)
BBUS 487 – Management and Improving Supply Chain Processes (441, 482)
BBUS 492 – Supply Chain Field Study (441, 482, 483, 486, 487), or BBUS 497 – Internship, or BBUS 499 – Independent Research
ELCBUS 400 – Business Project Management (340)
ELCBUS 482 – Introduction to Supply Chain Management (340)
ELCBUS 483 – Global Strategic Sourcing (482)
ELCBUS 486 – Supply Chain Resource Planning (340)
ELCBUS 487 – Management and Improving Supply Chain Processes (400, 483)
BBUS 492 – Supply Chain Field Study (441, 482, 483, 486, 487), or ELCBUS 497 – Internship, or ELCBUS 499 – Independent Research
SCM Electives (prerequisites in parentheses)

10 credits – 2 courses from the list below:

BBUS 373 – Cost Accounting
BBUS 402 – Managing Work Teams
BBUS 447 – Retail Operations & Supply Chain Management (300)
BBUS 460 – Sustainable Business
BBUS 462 – Negotiations & Conflict Management (300, 320)
BBUS 463 – Advanced Financial Accounting (362)
BBUS 464 – New Product Marketing (320)
BBUS 473 – Leadership & Decision Making (300)
BBUS 475 – Managing Innovation
BBUS 488 – Supply Chain Decision Making & Control Systems
10 credits – 2 courses from the list below:

ELCBUS 402/BBUS 473 – Leadership & Decision-Making (300)
ELCBUS 403/BBUS 462 – Negotiations & Conflict Management (300/320)
BBUS 402 – Managing Work Teams (300)
BBUS 447 – Retail Operations & Supply Chain Management (300)
BBUS 460 – Sustainable Business
BBUS 462 – Negotiations & Conflict Management (300, 320)
BBUS 463 – Advanced Financial Accounting (362)
BBUS 464 – New Product Marketing (320)
BBUS 475 – Managing Innovation
BBUS 488 – Supply Chain Decision Making & Control Systems
General Electives (any 300/400 level UW course)10 credits20 credits
Capstone CoursesBefore you can register for the capstone courses, you must complete all core courses and meet with your advisor to file a graduation application.

BBUS 470 – Business Policy & Strategic Management
BBUS 480 – Global Environment of Business
Before you can register for the capstone course, you must complete all core courses and meet with your advisor to file a graduation application.

ELCBUS 470 – Business Policy & Strategic Management
Total Credits90 credits90 credits