Major Requirements

Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is one of the most important areas in business today. A degree in GSCM prepares students for a diverse and interdependent world through both classroom instruction and world experiences. Rider’s GSCM major features an integrated global supply chain and business management approach, combined with actual internship and/or co-op positions in private industry.

Core Requirements for the Major
GSC-235Supply Chain Management: External Focus 3
GSC-345Customer Focus 3
GSC-355Supply Chain Management: Internal Focus3
GSC-445Supply Chain Strategy and Design 3
Major Electives
Select two of the following:
CIS-200Introduction to Programming 
CIS-309Data Structures and Computer Architecture 
CIS - 315Integrated Business with SAP 
CIS-330Database Management Systems 
CIS-340Electronic Commerce 
CIS-360Data Mining 
CIS/GSC-375Advanced Seminar in Global Outsourcing 
ECO-305International Trade and Investment 
ENT-375International Entrepreneurship 
FIN-308International Finance 
MGT-375International Management 
MKT-310Business to Business Marketing 
MKT-330International Marketing 
MKT-340Personal Selling 
MKT-250Retailing Management 
MKT-440Sales Management 
International Business Elective
Select one of the following:
International Trade and Investment 
ENT-375Internal Entrepreneurship 
International Finance 
Short Term Study Abroad
International Management 
International Marketing 
Business Core Requirement 
GSC-385 Information Systems for Global Supply Chain Management*3
Business Elective Requirements  
GSC-115Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management3
Global Supply Chain Management Co-op**6

*Students majoring in Global Supply Chain Management may not take CIS-385 Management Information Systems.

**Students majoring in Global Supply Chain Management are required to take a 6-credit co-op OR a 3-credit internship and a 3-credit business elective.

Students must achieve at least at least a “C” in each of the major courses, and a minimum GPA of 2.0 overall (i.e. for all courses taken).

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