SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Operations & Supply Chain Management Minor, 18 Credits 

This minor is designed primarily for students enrolled in non-business majors, especially those in engineering and engineering technology and in science, who wish to augment their majors with further studies in operations. The objective of the minor is to acquaint these students with the issues and methods associated with managing operations within manufacturing or service industries. Relevant studies include principles of management, operations management, logistics systems, procurement, planning and control, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and project management.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Requirements (6 credits)

       
MGMT 301(3) - Behavioral Concepts for Management
        SCM 301(3) - Introduction to Operations Management

Additional: Choose 13 credits from the following list:

     Required:
           SCM 200(4) or STAT 200(4) - Introduction to Statistics for Business

     Also:
           Select 9 credits from the following list:
           MGMT 409(3) - Project Management for Engineers
           SCM 445(3) - Operations Planning and Control
           SCM 465(3) - Electronic Business Management
           
           SCM 455(3) - Logistics Systems Analysis and Design
                                              -or-
           SCM 460(3) - Purchasing & Materials Management

Advising and Course Selection

The operations and supply chain management minor offers several choices in the elective courses. You are encourged to meet with the operations and supply chain management minor advisor to select the courses that most closely support your career aspirations.  

Declaring an Operations & Supply Chain Managment Minor

To declare a minor in Operations and Supply Chain Management, you must go to https://elion.psu.edu, click on “Minor Declaration,” and complete the information requested.  If you have any questions about the minor, please contact the in-charge person for the minor, Dr. Diane Parente.


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Updated November 16, 2011
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