Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • Grade of C or higher in ISM 110
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  • For Business Analytics concentration, grades of C or better in ISM 210, ISM 218, and ISM 240.
  • For Cyber Security concentration, grades of C or better in ISM 201, ISM 218, and ISM 240.
  • For Information Systems concentration, grades of C or better in ISM 218ISM 240ISM 280, and ISM 301.
  • At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNC Greensboro

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses 

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Courses used to meet Bryan School Pre-Admission and Bryan School Common Business Core requirements cannot be used to fulfill major or concentration requirements in the following majors: ACCT, BADM, ECOS, ENTR, FINC, INTB, ISSC, HTMT, or MKTG.

See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information.

Required29-30
Blueprint for Personal Development
and Blueprint for Professional Development
Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets
Information Systems for Decision Making
Select one of the following:
Exploring Writing in College Contexts
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication
College Writing I
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
*

Or a grade of C or better in any one of the following courses: MAT 115, MAT 118, MAT 150, MAT 151, or MAT 190

Bryan School Common Business Core

Required41-42
Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy *
Business Communication & Innovation
Principles of Marketing
Ethical Issues in Business
Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below: **
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development
*

Hospitality and Tourism Management majors are exempt from the MGT 491 requirement; a similar course, HTM 491, is taken within the major requirements.

**

Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.

Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Courses

Required9
Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets
Information Systems for Decision Making
Operations Management

Concentration

Select one of the concentrations as detailed following the major requirements.

  • Business Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 120 total credit hours required for the degree.

Business Analytics Concentration Requirements

Required18
Principles of Business Analytics
Database Systems
Business Programming I
Business Analytics
Design of Management Information Systems
Select one of the following:
Business Programming II
Blockchain Technology Applications and Management
Undergraduate Internship in Information Systems
Independent Study
Problems in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Essentials of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Cyber Security Concentration Requirement

Required21
Essentials of Cyber Security
Database Systems
Business Programming I
Secure Networked Systems
Ethical Hacking
Blockchain Technology Applications and Management
Design of Management Information Systems
Select one of the following:
Business Programming II
Undergraduate Internship in Information Systems
Business Analytics
Independent Study
Problems in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Essentials of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Information Systems Concentration Requirements

Required21
Essentials of Cyber Security
Database Systems
Business Programming I
Systems and Process Analysis
Business Programming II
Design of Management Information Systems
Select one of the following:
Secure Networked Systems
Blockchain Technology Applications and Management
Ethical Hacking
Undergraduate Internship in Information Systems
Business Analytics
Independent Study
Problems in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Essentials of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Supply Chain Management Concentration Requirements

Required18
Logistics and Transportation Management
Managing and Organizing Projects
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Project
Select 6 credits from the following: *
Global Sourcing of Apparel and Related Consumer Products
Revenue Management
Principles of Business Analytics
Database Systems
Business Analytics
Essentials of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Undergraduate Internship in Supply Chain Management
Independent Study
Problems in Supply Chain Management
*

Or other approved electives.

Disciplinary Honors in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management 

Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
  • UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
Required3
Senior Honors Project
6 credits of Honors course work in the major6
3 credits of Honors course work in the major or another area3

Recognition

Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.

Honors Advisor

Contact Gurpreet Dhillon at gsdhillo@uncg.edu for further information and guidance about Honors in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf

Accelerated B.S. to M.S. in Information Technology and Management

Application and Admission

Qualified UNC Greensboro undergraduate students who are pursuing the B.S. in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management may apply for admission to the Accelerated Master's Program (AMP) and the M.S. in Information Technology and Management. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5 based on at least 30 credits earned at UNC Greensboro is required. Applicants must have completed at least 60 credits and may not apply for admission to the AMP before the first semester of the junior year. Applicants will not be required to take the GRE or GMAT entrance exam. All applicants must complete the Accelerated Master's Program information when applying for admission to the M.S. in Information Technology and Management.

Courses

Admitted students may apply a maximum of 12 credits from the following graduate-level courses toward completion of both the undergraduate and graduate degree provided that they earn a grade of B (3.0) or better in the course and fulfill graduate-level requirements of the M.S. in Information Technology and Management:

ISM 646Visualizing Data to Design Strategy3
ISM 665Principles of Cyber Security3
ISM 671Organizing Data for Analytics3
ISM 673Designing Secure Computer and IoT Networks for Business3
ISM/SCM 678Project Management for Dynamic Environments3
SCM 650Principles of Supply Chain Management3
SCM 652Strategic Cost, Procurement, and Supply Chain Finance3

Only four of the above seven courses will be specified on a student's AMP application after consultation with the Graduate Program Director. Please consult with an advisor to determine how the courses taken at the graduate level will meet requirements in the bachelor's degree program. All degree requirements for the M.S. in Information Technology and Management remain the same.