BA, Applied Studies, Supply Chain Systems

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies, Supply Chain Systems

The program is designed for students that are seeking to build upon their technical and occupational background. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies with an emphasis in Supply Chain System introduces students to concepts such as labor relations, organizational behavior, information systems, leadership, project management and strategies across the supply chain system.

With courses in liberal studies, organizational leadership, computer information systems and sociology, the program offers a generalist’s view of multiple specialties. Elective courses allow students to create a personalized degree while a unique capstone program provides an opportunity to showcase professional expertise and proficiency.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Diversity:  Demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultures as it applies to your discipline.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles to the practice of your discipline.
  • Communication: Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Experiences: Analyze the relationship between prior experiences and future professional goals.

Admission Requirements

Students must have completed 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent for admission to Brandman University.

Prospective students must submit the following:

  1. Completed application package. Applications are available online.
  2. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.
  3. For those applying under an active military agreement with Brandman University, admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts. If additional coursework from other institutions is submitted prior to admission this coursework will also be included in determining admissibility and transferability for course credit.

Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • 36 credits earned in upper-division coursework.
  • Minimum of 32 credits completed in residence at Brandman; 18 of which must be upper-division credits, 12 of which must be completed in students major.
  • A 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at Brandman and transfer work.
  • A 2.0 grade point average in all major and minor coursework. Programs may have additional grade requirements.
  • Resolution of all “I” grades.
  • LBSU 300 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)
  • LBSU 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)


Foundation courses (15 credits):

LBSU 305 Frameworks of Understanding 3
OLCU 350 Leadership and Professional Ethics 3
SOCU 453 Sociology of Social Conflict, Analysis, and Resolution 3
COMU 315 Intercultural Communication 3
LBSU 487 Transdisciplinary Learning Portfolio 3


Electives (21 credits) (Must be upper division):
Students may select courses from any undergraduate course offerings upon completion of the educational plan designed in consultation with an academic advisor as part of the LBSU 305 course.


Emphasis Area in Supply Chain Systems (21 credits):

MGTU320 Strategies Across the Supply Chain 3
MGTU 321 Project Management and Supply Chain Leadership 3
HRCU 352 Labor Relations 3
OLCU 300 Organizational Behavior 3
CSCU 315 Organizational Information Systems 3


Select two courses (six credits) from Communication, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, and/or Organizational Leadership

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