2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Global Supply Chain Management, B.S.B.A.
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Thinking about the discipline: In today’s society, global supply chain management is critical for organizational success. The successful sourcing, movement of materials and supply chain analytics are necessary in order to satisfy customer needs. The Global Supply Chain Management major is designed to prepare students with knowledge about effective global supply chain management. The courses will give students insight into strategic sourcing and global management of inventory. The curriculum will also provide students with practical knowledge about distribution, transportation and logistics strategies. Additional courses in Global supply chain analysis and risk management make this a wonderful major for any student hoping for a leg up in the competitive environment of business.
Special opportunities for our students: Internship opportunities are very diverse and are continually being upgraded through the efforts of the department’s professional advisory boards and faculty. There is also an active student organization that provides outstanding professional networking opportunities at regular meetings and activities. Each year, the department faculty select the outstanding global supply chain management student of the year.
Students earning the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with a major in global supply chain management are eligible to be considered for membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest academic recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business college accredited by AACSB International.
You should also know: All students successfully completing the B.S.B.A. major in global supply chain management automatically earn an interdisciplinary Minor in Business as part of their required course of study for the major degree. The Minor in Business satisfies the university’s minor/focus/second major requirement for graduation.
Special admission requirements: The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with a major in Global Supply Chain Management is a selective admission program. Students enter the program as a Pre-Global Supply Chain Management major.
Students are officially admitted to the college as a BSBA-Global Supply Chain Management major after meeting the following requirements:
- Completion of the six courses in the selective admission group (ACC 200 , ACC 201 , BUS 230 , ECO 200 , ECO 201 , and MKT 205 ) with a grade of C- or better in each and
- An overall NKU GPA of 2.5 or better or a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the six selective admissions courses.
All transfer students enter as pre-majors and must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at NKU in order to establish the NKU GPA for selective admission into the major, regardless of individual course completion status.
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