Program: B.S., Business Administration
Global Supply Chain Management Option
Global Supply Chain Management, also known as the value chain or logistics network management, consists of a network of suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses, distribution centers, wholesalers and retailers. It also includes a variety of specialized facilitating systems, such as transportation and information systems. The Global Supply Chain Management option develops an understanding of the design, control and operation of supply chains.
A Business major is any student majoring in Accountancy; Information Systems; or Business Administration with an option in either Business Analytics, Business Law, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Global Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, or Systems and Operations Management. The following are impacted majors with additional admission requirements: the B.S. in Accountancy and the B.S. in Business Administration with options in Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, and Risk Management and Insurance. All Business majors share 27 units of common lower division core courses and 19 units of common upper division core courses.
Double Major Requirements
Students seeking a double major in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics must be in good standing (2.0 overall and 2.0 CSUN GPA) and be able to complete both majors within a maximum of 140 units.
Transfer Course Requirements
Transfer students should be aware that no grade lower than a “C” will be accepted on transfer from another institution to satisfy department or David Nazarian College of Business and Economics requirements.
At least 50 percent of the business and economics course credit units and 50 percent of the specialized major credit units required for the Bachelor of Science degrees in Accountancy, Business Administration, or Information Systems and the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics must be completed in residence at CSUN.
Check course descriptions for prerequisite courses. Prerequisites must be completed prior to enrolling in the course.
1. Common Lower Division Business Core (27-28 units)
ACCT 220 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 230 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3)
BLAW 280 Business Law I (3)
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ENGL 205 Business Communication in Its Rhetorical Contexts (3)
IS 212 Information Systems for Business Users (3)
MATH 103 Mathematical Methods for Business (3)*
SOM 120 Basic Business Statistics (3)**
*MATH 103 or a higher-level mathematics course (e.g., Calculus: MATH 150A or MATH 255A) must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
**The 4-unit MATH 140BUS course also satisfies this requirement.
2. Common Upper Division Business Core (19 units)
BUS 302 The Gateway Experience (3)
BUS 302L The Gateway Experience Laboratory (1)
BUS 497A or BUS 497B Capstone (3)
FIN 303 Financial Management (3)
MGT 360 Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
MKT 304 Marketing Management (3)
SOM 306 Operations Management (3)
3. Breadth Courses: Communication Foundations (3 units)
Select one of the following:
4. Required Global Supply Chain Management Courses (15 units)
IS 312 Systems and Technologies for Managers (3)
MKT 442/SCM 442 Business to Business Marketing (3)
MKT 447/SCM 447 Logistics and Transportation Management (3)
SCM 416/SOM 416 Supply Chain Management (3)
SCM 492 Supply Chain Management Strategy (3)
5. Global Supply Chain Management Option Elective Courses (6 units)
Select two of the following:
ACCT 470 Strategic Cost and Profit Management (3)
***Senior Standing with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Other students will be considered with recommendation.
6. General Education (48 units)
15 units are satisfied by the following courses in the major: MATH 103 satisfies Basic Skills B4 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning; FIN 303 satisfies B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning; ECON 160 and ECON 161 satisfy D1 Social Sciences; and IS 212 satisfies E Lifelong Learning and fulfills the Information Competence requirement.
If taken, ECON 310 satisfies upper division D1 Social Sciences.
Total Units in the Major/Option: 70-71
General Education Units: 33
Additional Units: 16-17
Total Units Required for the B.S. Degree: 120
Department of Systems and Operations Management
Chair: Seung-Kuk Paik
Bookstein Hall (BB) 3121
Program Learning Outcomes
Students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be able to:
- Write professional business reports, deliver strong oral presentations, and create effective visual materials.
- Analyze problems and devise appropriate solutions using qualitative and quantitative techniques.
- Identify ethical dilemmas, analyze them from multiple perspectives, develop solutions, and support their decisions.
- Recognize and evaluate the role of diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism in the global business environment.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the functional areas of business as well as the ability to synthesize and apply this knowledge across disciplines.
Students receiving an option in Global Supply Chain Management will be able to:
- Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and tools associated with supply chain management.
- Apply analytical thinking to supply chain problems and issues in the global marketplace.
- Develop effective communication skills as related to the analysis and interpretation of supply chain problems.
Degree Road Maps
Transfer Road Maps
ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Maps
Students who have graduated with a verified Associate Degree for Transfer and have been admitted to a CSUN program that has been deemed similar will be able to complete the baccalaureate degree within 60 semester units. For additional information, see ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Maps.