Curriculum

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science degree in Project and Supply Chain Management requires a minimum of 122 credits. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each 300- and 400-level course.

Current Students:

See the Recommended Academic Plans for more detailed course recommendations and refer to the University Bulletin for course descriptions and more degree requirements. Also be sure to check out Advice for Project and Supply Chain Management Majors and find other resources on the Current Students page.

Prospective Students:

Below is a typical course sequence for the Project and Supply Chain Management bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each 300- and 400-level course in the major field.

Semester 1

  • First Year Seminar (1 credit)
  • English Composition (3 credits)
  • Calculus (4 credits)
  • Humanities Course (3 credits)
  • Natural Science Course (3 credits)
  • Health and Physical Activity (1.5 credits)

Total Credits: 15.5 credits

Semester 2

  • Introductory Microeconomic Analysis (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
  • Effective Speech (3 credits)
  • Arts Course (3 credits)
  • Natural Science Course (3 credits)

Total Credits: 15 credits

Semester 3

  • Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis (3 credits)
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • Statistics (4 credits)
  • Arts Course (3 credits)
  • Health and Physical Activity (1.5 credits)

Total Credits: 15.5 credits

Semester 4

  • Corporate Finance (3 credits)
  • Basic Management Concepts (3 credits)
  • Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
  • Effective Business Writing (3 credits)

Total Credits: 15 credits

Semesters 5, 6, 7, and 8

A range of Penn State Behrend courses is available to you in your third and fourth years. Your schedule will depend on your areas of
focus and your interests.

  • Upper-Division Required Courses
    Legal Environment of Business; Social and Ethical Environment of Business; Human Resource Management; Project Management;
    Project Planning and Resource Management; Operations Planning and Control; Purchasing and Materials Management; Project Portfolio Management and Organizations; Logistics Systems Analysis and Design; Business Strategy; Strategic Management and Business Policy
  • Upper-Division Supporting Courses
    International Business and Society; International Trade and Finance; International Finance; International Management; Global Marketing; Negotiation and Conflict Management; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Small Business Field Study; Leadership and Team Building; Advanced Human Resource Management; Creativity and Innovation; Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management; Compliance and Fairness in Organizations; Business Forecasting Techniques; Database Management Systems; Information Systems Management and Applications; Warehousing and Terminal Management; Transport Systems

This represents a typical course sequence; your schedule will vary depending on your interests. It is recommended that you consult your academic adviser before scheduling any courses. See bulletins.psu.edu for detailed degree requirements and course descriptions.