Bachelor of Science in International Business with Concentration in Supply Chain Management, BSIB

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

NUpath requirements, Differences and Diversity (DD), Natural and Designed World (ND), and Formal and Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) are not explicitly satisfied by required courses in the business curriculum at this time. Students are responsible for satisfying these requirements, and if these are not fulfilled in required major courses, they should use general electives to do so.

Business Core 

ACCT 1202Financial Accounting in a Global Context4
ENTR 2301Innovation!4
FINA 2202Financial Management in a Global Context4
ORGB 3201Organizational Behavior4
MGSC 2301Business Statistics4
MKTG 2202Introduction to Marketing in a Global Context4

 International Business Requirements

INTB 1202Becoming a Global Manager4
INTB 2202Analyzing the Global Business Environment4
INTB 3202Managing the International Assignment4
INTB 4202Executing Global Strategy4

General Education 

ECON 1116Principles of Microeconomics4
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
ENGW 3304Advanced Writing in the Business Administration Professions4
BUSN 1100Introduction to Planning for Business Co-op and Careers1
BUSN 1102Personal Skill Development for Business1
BUSN 1103Professional Development for Business Co-op1

Language Proficiency or Minor Requirement

Students must test to a level of B1 proficiency in the language of their destination to qualify for their expatriate year.

Note: Students who opt for the expatriate year in England or Ireland must complete a globally focused general minor to earn the BSIB degree.  A list of qualifying minors may be found on the main D'Amore McKim School of Business Undergraduate page.

Concentration

Complete the required concentration appropriate to your program.  A second concentration is optional. Requirements for the concentrations are listed below. Certain concentrations require additional prerequisites. Please consult your academic advisor to ensure you have met these requirements.

Business Cooperative Education Requirement

Complete two six-month co-op experiences.

Business GPA Requirement

A minimum 2.000 GPA in business courses is required.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required


Required Concentration

Students in the Bachelor of Science in International Business with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management are required to take the following prerequisite:

Supply Chain and Operations Management

Concentration in Supply Chain Management

Required Courses
SCHM 3301Global Supply Chain Strategy4
SCHM 3305Sourcing and Procurement4
SCHM 3310Logistics and Transportation Management4
Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Supply Chain Analytics
Demand Planning and Forecasting
Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
Advanced Problems in Supply Chain Management

Second Business Concentration (Optional)

A second business concentration is optional and may be chosen from the following:

Concentration in Accounting 

Required Courses
ACCT 3401Financial Reporting and Analysis 14
ACCT 4501Financial Reporting and Analysis 24
Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Accounting Information Systems
Strategic Cost Analysis for Decision Making
Auditing and Other Assurance Services
Income Tax Determination and Planning

Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Note: The following courses do not count toward this concentration:
The Entrepreneurial Universe
Business Economic History of South Africa
Business, Economics, and History of Hispaniola and Latin America
Field Research in Sustainable Business
Field Research in Sustainable Energy in Iceland
Family Business in Italy
New Venture Laboratory Abroad
Development Practice and Global Citizenship in India
Introductory Course
ENTR 2301Innovation!4
or ENTR 2303 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Capstone Course
Complete one of the following:4
Business Planning for Technology Ventures
Business Planning for Small and Medium Enterprises
Advanced Studies in Social Enterprise
Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Global Social Enterprise
Understanding Family Enterprise
Social Responsibility of Business in an Age of Inequality
Social Impact Investing: Connecting Compassion and Capital
Innovation for Social Change
Global Family Business Leadership
Microfinance: Fostering Entrepreneurship in the Developing World
International Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Business Modeling for Entrepreneurs
Global Entrepreneurship
Microfinance and Economic Development in Latin America
Base of Pyramid Innovation
Sustainability in the Latin American Business Environment
Lean Design and Development for Entrepreneurs
Resource Management and Renewable Energy in Iceland
Family Business: A Global Perspective
Management of Operations and Growth in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Managing Operations in a Technology-Based Startup Firm
Entrepreneurship and Intrapraneurship in Innovation-Driven Markets
Impact Investing and Social Finance
Corporate Entrepreneurship through Global Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in India
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity

Concentration in Finance

Required Course
FINA 3301Corporate Finance4
or FINA 3303 Investments
Electives
Complete three of the following:12
Impact Investing and Social Finance
Sustainability in the Business Environment
Corporate Finance (if not selected as a required course)
Investments (if not selected as a required course)
Working Capital Management
Issues in Corporate Governance
International Financial Management
Valuation and Value Creation
Personal Financial Planning
Mergers and Acquisitions
Financial Risk Management
Investment Banking
Real Estate Finance
Risk Management and Insurance
Credit Analysis
Core Topics in Alternative Investments
Special Topics in Finance
Turnaround Management
Fixed-Income Securities
Advanced Financial Strategy
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity

Concentration in Business/Interdisciplinary

Complete four courses in consultation with approved D'Amore-McKim School of Business faculty member.16

Concentration in Management

Required Course
MGMT 4501Skills for Managerial Success4
Electives
Complete three of the following:12
Negotiating in Business
Developing Leaders for Global Sustainability
Managing Healthcare Organizations: Critical Challenges and New Approaches
Managing Human Capital
Social Networks and Organizations
Managing Global Teams Virtually and Locally
Project Management
The Management Practices of Great Organizations
Human Resources and Workforce Analytics
Leadership Seminar
Understanding Family Enterprise

Concentration in Management Information Systems

Required Courses
MISM 3403Data Management in the Enterprise4
MISM 4501Business Systems Integration4
Electives
Note: Only one non-MISM course may be used as an elective.
Complete two of the following:8
Information Resource Management
Data Communications
Introduction to Web Design, Practices, and Standards
Data Mining for Business
Special Topics in Information Technology Management
Accounting Information Systems
Digital Marketing
Global Supply Chain Strategy
Sourcing and Procurement
Supply Chain Analytics

Concentration in Marketing

Required Courses
MKTG 3301Marketing Management4
MKTG 3401Marketing Research4
Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Marketing and Society
Marketing Analytics
Retailing
Sales Management
Marketing in the Service Sector
Advertising and Brand Promotion
Consumer Behavior
Digital Marketing
New Product Development
International Marketing

Five-Year Program: Year 4 Abroad, 2 Co-ops (MSIM)

Note: Plan of study will vary based upon student's academic program. Individual study plans will be created with academic advisor.

  • Language proficiency tested at the end of each year to determine progression. Electives may be moved or fulfill language classes.
  • This plan of study will not work for the United Kingdom or Spain. Consult advisor for study plan example. Finance concentration requires Managerial Accounting in a Global Context (ACCT 2302) and Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 1115) to fulfill prerequisites.  Accounting concentration requires Managerial Accounting in a Global Context (ACCT 2302) as a prerequisite. Supply chain management requires Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCHM 2301) as prerequisite. Management information systems requires Management Information Systems (MISM 2301) as a prerequisite.
Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
INTB 12024MKTG 22024Vacation or study abroad /Dialogue0Vacation or study abroad/Dialogue0
MGSC 23014FINA 22024  
ACCT 12024ENGW 11114  
ECON 1116 or ENTR 23014Elective4  
BUSN 11021   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ENTR 2301 or ECON 11164INTB 22024Elective4Co-op0
Concentration course4Concentration course4Concentration course4 
Elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
BUSN 11001BUSN 11031  
 17 17 8 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0ORGB 32014INTB 32024Vacation0
 Concentration course4Elective4 
 ENGW 33044  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Expatriate yearExpatriate yearExpatriate yearExpatriate year
Elective4Co-op abroadCo-op abroadCo-op abroad
Elective4   
Elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
INTB 42024Final graduate-level classes for MIM  
Elective4   
Elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0  
Total Hours: 131

Five-Year Program: Year 3 Abroad with 3 Co-ops (Dual Degree) 

Note: Plan of study will vary based upon student's academic program.  Individual study plans will be created with academic advisor.

  • Language proficiency tested at the end of each year to determine progression. Electives may be moved or fulfill language classes.
  • This plan of study will not work for the United Kingdom or Spain. Consult advisor for study plan example. Finance concentration requires Managerial Accounting in a Global Context (ACCT 2302) and Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 1115) to fulfill prerequisites.  Accounting concentration requires Managerial Accounting in a Global Context (ACCT 2302) as a prerequisite. Supply chain management requires Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCHM 2301) as prerequisite. Management information systems requires Management Information Systems (MISM 2301) as a prerequisite.
Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
INTB 12024MKTG 22024Elective4Co-op0
BUSN 11021FINA 22024Concentration course4 
MGSC 23014ENGW 11114  
ACCT 12024BUSN 11031  
ECON 1116 or ENTR 23014ECON 1116 or ENTR 23014  
BUSN 11001   
 18 17 8 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-opINTB 22024Elective4Co-op0
 Concentration course4Concentration course4 
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Expatriate year abroad- school and co-op0Co-op abroadCo-op abroadVacation0
Concentration course4   
Elective4   
Elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Concentration course4Co-op0Co-op 0Vacation0
ORGB 32014   
ENGW 33044   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
INTB 42024Elective14  
Elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 16  
Total Hours: 131
1

If a student completes summer classes and no vacation, these electives will not be necessary.