Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics Management Major (B.S.)


The Bachelor of Science degree in Operations, Supply Chain, and Logistics Management provides a sound education in business with an emphasis on operations, including supply chain management, project management, quantitative methods, and quality control. Operations, Supply Chain, and Logistics Management degree graduates understand how to be effective as managers and leaders, and are equipped to make strategic contributions through knowledge of operations, supply chain, logistics, production, quality, project management, transportation, and technology.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at UNH
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.0 is required for conferral*
Core Curriculum Required: General Education Program
Major, Option and Elective Requirements as indicated.
*GPA: Major and any state certification GPA requirements may be higher and are indicated in program details.
A minimum grade of C- is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor, and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor. Please note that Option requirements are considered part of the Major. Students must complete 16 upper-level credits in majors within the College of Professional Studies, Online.

General Education Program Requirements

A minimum grade of D- is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.

All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar, must be taken prior to the capstone.

ENG 420The Writing Process4
COM 460Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics4
COM 480Visual Communication4
CRIT 501Introduction to Critical Inquiry4
Select one of the following:4
Math for Our World
Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems4
Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World4
Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression4
CRIT 602Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking4
IDIS 601Interdisciplinary Seminar4
Total Credits40

Writing Program Requirements

All bachelor's degree candidates are required to complete four writing intensive courses as part of the University Writing Program Requirements as follows:

The Writing Process
One Writing Intensive course in the Major
One Writing Intensive course at the 600-level or above
One Additional Writing Intensive Course

Writing Intensive courses are identified with the label "Writing Intensive Course" in the "Attributes" section of the course description and/or a W following the course number.

Major Requirements

Prior to capstone enrollment, students are expected to complete the majority of their required major courses along with CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar. Students should consult with their advisor regarding specific major courses that may be completed with their capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.

Major in Operations, Supply Chain, and Logistics Management
Foundation Courses
APST 405Career Development and Planning2
CMPL 402Excel2
DAT 510Introduction to Data Analytics4
Intermediate Courses
ECO 635Economics of Artificial Intelligence4
MTH 504Statistics4
MGMT 410Principles of Management4
MGMT 569Budget Management4
Advanced Courses
CMPL 643Managing Information Technology4
MGMT 626Project Management Strategies4
SCM 610Supply Chain Management4
OPS 570Operations Management4
or MGMT 680 Global Business
OPS 605Quality Management4
or SCM 570 Supply Chain Purchasing Management
OPS 610Sustainable Facility Operations4
or SCM 715 Logistics Management
OPS 720Fundamentals of LEAN Process Improvement4
or MGMT 642 International and Cross-Cultural Management
Integrative Capstone
MGMT 795Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Internship4
or MGMT 798 Integrative Capstone: Strategic Management Experience
Total Credits56


Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, option or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree from the Online Division of the College of Professional Studies.

This degree plan is a sample and does not reflect the impact of transfer credit or current course offerings. UNH CPS Online undergraduate students should develop individual academic plans with their academic advisor during their first year at UNH.

Sample Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
APST 405 Career Development and Planning 2
CMPL 402 Excel 2
ENG 420 The Writing Process 4
MGMT 410 Principles of Management 4
General Education Course 4
COM 460 Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics 4
CRIT 501 Introduction to Critical Inquiry 4
MTH 402
Math for Our World
or Statistics
or Pre-Calculus
General Education Course 4
Second Year
COM 480 Visual Communication 4
MTH 504 Statistics 4
MGMT 569 Budget Management 4
Elective 4
CMPL 643 Managing Information Technology 4
DAT 510 Introduction to Data Analytics 4
ECO 635 Economics of Artificial Intelligence 4
General Education Course 4
Third Year
CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking 4
OPS 605
Quality Management
or Supply Chain Purchasing Management
SCM 610 Supply Chain Management 4
Elective 4
OPS 570
Operations Management
or Global Business
OPS 610
Sustainable Facility Operations
or Logistics Management
MGMT 626 Project Management Strategies 4
Elective 4
Fourth Year
IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
OPS 720
Fundamentals of LEAN Process Improvement
or International and Cross-Cultural Management
Elective 4
Elective 4
MGMT 798
Integrative Capstone: Strategic Management Experience
or Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Internship
Elective 4
 Total Credits120
Students will have the opportunity to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of operations, supply chain, and logistics management.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative methods to problem-solving in business analysis and operational decision-making.
  • Manage and lead strategically to enhance performance for individuals, teams, and organizations.
  • Analyze operational, supply chain, and logistics strengths and weaknesses from multiple perspectives, including ethical, legal, fiscal, and quality.
  • Communicate and interact productively in culturally responsive ways with a diverse and changing workforce.