Supply Chain Management (SCM) builds on the business core and prepares students for careers as analysts, decision makers and managers in any and all segments of the organization’s supply, production and distribution chain. Students who complete this program will have a fundamental understanding of the systematic, integrated nature of the creation and delivery of goods and services, and the manner in which the supply, production and distribution chain includes or involves other internal and external entities. Students will be able to solve problems and make decisions in this environment by using concepts from accounting, economics and other business administration areas, computing and analytical skills, and appropriate quantitative and qualitative models.
Program Goals for BSBA
The departments have identified overall educational outcomes related to knowledge, values, and skills for all BSBA graduates. Following are the outcomes for the bachelor of science in business administration (BSBA) programs:
1. Knowledge-based educational outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program, students should:
- Have a working knowledge of business administration that will aid them in private, government, or non-profit careers and/or prepare them for additional study
2. Values-based educational outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program, students should:
- Comprehend ethical issues and be able to apply an ethical decision-making framework to business decisions
3. Skills-based educational outcomes. Upon completion of the BSBA program, students should:
- Function effectively when in teams both as a leader and as a member
- Demonstrate effective oral communication skills
- Demonstrate effective written communication skills
- Apply quantitative and qualitative critical thinking skills to develop, access, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions
Additional BSBA Graduation Requirements
The following special rules apply to students seeking the BSBA major:
- Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 in-the-major coursework to be eligible for a degree. In addition, the department requires a minimum GPA of 2.25 in the upper-division component of the in-the-major total.
- Transfer students must complete at least 40 College of Business credits at CWU to be eligible for the BSBA degree, including MGT 489. Additionally, students seeking a Human Resource Management specialization must complete HRM 486 at CWU and students seeking a Marketing specialization must complete MKT 470 at CWU.
- The BSBA program requires a single specialization of at least 25 credits. Occasionally a student requests a second specialization. To be eligible for a second specialization, a minimum of 20 unique credits must be completed. Unique in this sense means the credits have not been used as part of any other BSBA specialization.
Business administration courses may be repeated only once.
Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Develop foundation knowledge and skills in Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Business Law, Finance and Supply Chain Management.
- Demonstrate competency in specialized field of study (e.g., human resource management, supply chain management, leadership and management, finance, marketing).
- Create and deliver effective oral presentations.
- Students written communication skills meet professional and industry standards.
- Comprehend ethical issues in business and demonstrate an ability to make ethical decisions.
- Integrate and critically assess business information to make strategic decisions.
- Work effectively in small and large teams.