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2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Supply Chain, Information and Analytics, BS


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About the Program

Supply Chain, Information and Analytics is for problem solvers who love to work with data. Agile businesses rely on statistics and data analysis to make informed decisions on everything from client services to vendor management. Data is collected, stored in databases, analyzed and used to create efficiency in operations.  Data is now viewed as the most valuable asset a company has.  The challenge is turning data into information that guides strategy, customer service, and market analysis.  Technical knowledge in management information systems, business analytics, supply chain and operations provides support for every level of management in every business.

You’ve probably heard terms like supply chain, operations efficiency, big data, cloud computing, data mining, data science and digital economy. Learn what they mean, how they work and how they affect businesses. You’ll study a foundation of management courses to understand the different parts of a business. Data analytics - including statistical analysis, data modeling and database management - is stressed in this program. You may choose to dive deeper into one or more of these three areas: Supply Chain and Operations, Management Information Systems or Business Analytics.

Through a data-driven approach graduates are optimizing business performance as Data Analytics Managers, IT consultants, and Logistics Analysts for Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, Microsoft, General Motors and other companies.

Krannert also offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Management.  MS BAIM is a full-time, 11-month program beginning in June every year, designed to educate students in state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques. Students will undergo a rigorous curriculum and develop facility with a variety of software tools currently used in business. Students will also have opportunities to apply what they are learning to real-world problems through experiential learning.

The MS BAIM program is a STEM certified program (for details regarding the associated STEM OPT extension, please visit the USCIS website). Eduniversal ranks Krannert’s Management Information Systems field of study #4 in North America. Value Colleges has named the MS BAIM #8 big data graduate program in the country. Master’s in data science has named Purdue University 8th among schools with Master’s in Business Analytics Programs.

Supply Chain, Information, and Analytics Department website

Supply Chain Information and Analytics Major Change (CODO) Requirements  

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Department/Program Major Courses (61 credits)


Major Selectives - Choose One or More Tracks (12 credits)


Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (42-43 credits)


Electives (13-14 credits)


  • Electives - Credit Hours: 13.00-14.00

Management Admissions Index (MAI) Core


Management Admissions Index(MAI) classes consist of:

  • ECON 25100 Microeconomics
  • ENGL 10600 First-year Composition or ENGL 10800 Accelerated First-year Composition or SCLA 10100 Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication I: Antiquity to Modernity or HONR 19903 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Writing
  • MA 16010 Applied Calculus I
  • MGMT 20000 Introductory Accounting
  • COM 11400 Fundamentals of Speech Communication or COM 21700 Science Writing & Presentation OR SCLA 10200 Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and Communication II: Modern World OR EDPS 31500 Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills

Upper Division Requirements: A student must 1) complete all MAI courses with a 3.00 or above MAI GPA AND a 2.50 cumulative GPA 2) have a C- or higher in all MAI AND any School of Management courses(MEO) 3) Not be on academic probation.

  • University Policy states students may only attempt a course 3 times and grades of W or WF are included in this limit. Per the School of Management, no more than three different MAI courses, or their equivalents, may be taken two times for a grade.
  • Students are responsible for consulting their advisor about re-take options available to them.
  • Previous enrollments in MA 16100, 16200, 16500, 16600 do not count against the retake policy for the MAI.

University Core Requirements


For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


15-16 Credits


Spring 1st Year


16 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


13-14 Credits


Notes


  • MGMT, OBHR and ECON courses numbered 30000 or higher can only be taken after being admitted to Upper Division, with the exception of OBHR 33300. Students may take this course during their Sophomore Year.
  • Courses taken on approved Krannert study abroad programs may be used to satisfy degree requirements. Students participating in a Purdue approved study abroad program are registered as full-time Purdue students during their semester abroad. Schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss study abroad opportunities.
  • Information on summer courses is available at www.purdue.edu/thinksummer.
  • Graduation Index: 2.00 minimum - Major Index: 2.00 minimum
  • Transfer credit for upper level MGMT, OBHR and ECON (Purdue Transfer Credit Courses) will only be considered if taken at a 4 year AACSB accredited school.

World Language Courses


World Language proficiency requirements vary by program. The following list is inclusive of all world languages PWL offers for credit; for acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor.

ASL-American Sign Language

ARAB-Arabic CHNS-Chinese FR-French
GER-German GREK-Greek (ancient) HEBR-Hebrew (Biblical) HEBR-Hebrew (modern)
ITAL-Italian JPNS-Japanese KOR-Korean LATN-Latin
PTGS-Portuguese RUSS-Russian SPAN-Spanish  

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 

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