SCMA191
Special Topics in Supply Chain Management

Description: Variety of topics on the undergraduate level.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

SCMA250
Business Programming

Prerequisites: BSAD 50; 2.5 GPA

Description: Fundamental concepts in computing and programming in business. A programming language is chosen based on the ease of learning and its acceptance in the business community; e.g., Visual Basic, JAVA, XML, etc.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

SCMA331
Operations and Supply Chain Management

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201 and ACCT202; ECON211 and ECON212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIKES, ACTS, and ABUS majors - see bulletin for exceptions.

Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.

Description: Analytical management techniques for: ascertaining demand for the organization's goods and services; justifying and acquiring the necessary resources; and planning and controlling the transformation of resources into goods and services. Application in both large and small organizations, private and public enterprise, service, and manufacturing organizations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA335
Supply Chain Decision Making Models

Prerequisites: BSAD 50; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106 or MATH107/MATH107H or MATH208/MATH208H; ACCT201 or ACCT201H or RAIK181H; ECON211 or ECON211H or RAIK282H; ECON212 or ECON212H or RAIK182H; ECON215 or ECON215H or STAT218). 2.5 GPA

Description: Quantitative decision making tools for Supply Chain Management applications.Development of optimization models for applications in transportation and distribution networks, operations scheduling, and inventory planning.

This course is a prerequisite for: SCMA 432; SCMA 436; SCMA 439; SCMA 447; SCMA 451; SCMA 474

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA346
Marketing Channels ManagementCrosslisted with MRKT 346

Prerequisites: MRKT 341

Description: Basic concepts used in analyzing marketing channels, identifies the issues of designing sound channels, the issues of managing them effectively, and evaluating their performance.

This course is a prerequisite for: SCMA 439; SCMA 474

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA350
Business Analytics/Information Analysis

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201&202; ECON211&212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIK, ACTS, & ABUS majors - see bulletin. Must also register for SCMA350L.

Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.

Description: Data and information as important resources to be managed in modern organizations. Development of quantitative analytical skills and presentation in business decision making. Basic information system concepts with primary focus on data analysis and related business decisions.

This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475, MNGT 875; SCMA 437; SCMA 451; SCMA 452; SCMA 454; SCMA 458; SCMA 459

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA350H
Honors Business Analytics/Information Analysis

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201&202; ECON211&212; ECON215 or equivalent.) Prereqs differ for RAIKES, ACTS, and ABUS majors - see bulletin. Must also register for SCMA350L.

Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.

Description: Data and information as important resources to be managed in modern organizations. Development of quantitative analytical skills and presentation in business decision making. Basic information system concepts with primary focus on data analysis and related business decisions.

This course is a prerequisite for: MNGT 475, MNGT 875; SCMA 451

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA350L
Advanced Data Analysis Lab

Prerequisites: Soph standing; 2.5 GPA; Business Qualified (MATH104 or MATH106/106B or MATH107 or MATH208; BSAD220; ACCT201&202; ECON211&212; ECON215 or equiv.) Prereqs differ for RAIK, ACTS, &ABUS majors. Must also register for SCMA350. Open only to CBA students.

Cannot be taken Pass/No Pass.

Description: Organization, analysis and evaluation of data using advanced features of Microsoft Office to solve business problems addressed in the business analytics and information analysis class.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

SCMA391
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission of department chair

Description: Topic varies. Specific topic covered in any given term and credit awarded is to be determined by the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

SCMA396
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Junior standing; permission of supervising instructor and department chair

Description: Special research project or reading program.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

SCMA396H
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; permission of instructor and department chair

Description: Special research project or reading program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

SCMA431
Enterprise Management Systems

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; 2.5 GPA

Description: Analytical approach to the design, planning, and control of operations management systems, including domestic and international, manufacturing and service operations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA432
Supply Chain Planning and Control Systems

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; SCMA 335; MRKT 341; 2.5 GPA

Description: Forecasting and planning for capacity management, materials management, utilization of facilities, managing and scheduling inventory, scheduling people and equipment, tracking people, orders, and equipment to ensure the accommodation of customer needs while maintaining effective and efficient processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA434
Lean Supply Chain Operations

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; 2.5 GPA

Description: Focus on the improvement of supply chain operations through the application of lean management principles.Topics include just-in-time, six-sigma, theory of constraints, and associated tools and applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA436
Project Management

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; SCMA 335; 2.5 GPA

Description: Planning and managing projects including project initiating and bidding, planning, budgeting and cost estimation, scheduling, managing risks, and final implementation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA437
Supply Chain Risk Management

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: Analytical and simulation models for decision making in functional areas such as finance, accounting, marketing, personnel, operations, and inventory. Construction of decision models for practical applications. Emphasis on analyzing alternatives and implementing solutions that result in increased productivity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA439
Global Sourcing and Distribution

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; SCMA 335; MRKT 346; 2.5 GPA

Description: Sourcing strategies, concepts and tools in the context of integrated supply chains.Specific issues include make or buy decisions, supplier evaluation and selection, total cost of ownership, contracts and legal terms, negotiation, and purchasing ethics.Discussion of supply chains in the context of international trade.Purchasing options, to include benefits and risks in outsourcing.Information technology for control and coordination in international supply chains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA444
Supply Chain Logistics ManagementCrosslisted with MRKT 444

Prerequisites: MRKT 341 and MNGT 331

Description: Examination of physical distribution activities in the marketing mix from the viewpoints of both providers and users of components of logistics systems. Logistics problems of concern to the marketing manager include time and place utility concepts, spatial relationships of markets, channel design, transportation modes, and inventory management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA447
Supply Chain Technology

Prerequisites: SCMA 331; SCMA 335; MRKT 341; 2.5 GPA

Description: Fundamentals of technology to include radio frequency identification systems (RFID). Description of physical characteristics, potential to support supply chain management, and implications on inventory management within supply chains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA451
Introduction to Predictive Analytics

Prerequisites: SCMA 335; SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: This course expands the basic statistical and analytics tools for developing understanding of advanced methods for data analysis and modeling, business strategy, information technology in order to develop automated structures to support decision making. The course is intended to provide tools for business applications working with data, databases and reports from analytic models. It covers fundamentals of data analysis and inferential statistics as wells as predictive modeling techniques; including linear regression, logistic regression, structural equation modeling, decision trees, artificial neural networks and support vector machines. The course is intended for students interested in Business Analytics in all Business Majors as well as students who are primarily interested in the applications of data mining from fields such as engineering, basic sciences, sociology, psychology etc.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA452
Database Organization and Management

Prerequisites: SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: Database technology and related human and managerial considerations. Databases from two perspectives: the logical view, as the manager and applications programmer see and use the organization's data; and the physical view, as the systems software programmers and database manager view the data. Theory on database organization and the practical applications of databases.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA454
Information Systems Analysis and Design

Prerequisites: SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: Methods and methodologies used in systems analysis, design, and implementation. Decision-making process: systems development life cycles, requirement analysis, logical and/or conceptual design, and basic database concepts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA458
Electronic Business

Prerequisites: SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: Management-related topics in electronic business. Conceptualizing and maintaining an e-business strategy. Economic impact of e-business strategies and management practices, models of e-business, electronic payment systems, Internet security, ethics and privacy, and advanced e-business trends and issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA459
Global Information Systems

Prerequisites: SCMA 350; 2.5 GPA

Description: The worldwide political and economic changes in the last decade that have propelled city, state, country governments, and corporations to expand business globally and enter into new markets. Information technology (IT) as a key role in the globalization of businesses. The necessary concepts and ideas to understand the issues in the global or international use of information technology. IT environments around the world, national infrastructures and regulatory regimes, global IT applications, global IS development strategies, global management support systems, and global IT management strategies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA474
Strategic Supply Chain Management

Prerequisites: Senior Standing; Open to SCMA Majors Only; SCMA 331; SCMA 335; MRKT 346; 2.5 GPA

Description: The focus of this course is on bringing together the concepts and theories of Supply Chain Management through the application in real world settings. Students will emulate decision making through simulated applications and will work with local/regional organizations to make improvements or explore opportunities enhancing supply chain applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SCMA499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission

Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE: