Integrated Supply Chain Management Degree Requirements

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You'll earn your degree by successfully completing 30-33 graduate credits. Tailor your education to match your career goals with an area of emphasis. All courses listed are three credits unless otherwise stated.

Foundational Courses (6 credits)

BUSADMIN 6100 Supply Chain Management
(Prerequisite to ISCM 7100)
ISCM 7100 International Supply Chain Management

Core Courses (21 credits)
Core courses need to be completed before taking corresponding emphasis area courses.

Analysis: ENGRG 7820 Quality Engineering and Management

Purchasing: BUSADMIN 6160 Purchasing Management

Management: OCL 7330 Organizational Change Leadership: Theory and Practice

Operations: INDUSTDY 6950 Production Planning and Control

Logistics: ISCM 7500 Supply Chain Logistics

Customer Relations: ISCM 7700 Customer Relationship Management

ISCM 7840 Integrated Supply Chain Management Capstone, ISCM 7920 Seminar Paper, or ISCM 7990 Thesis Research

Areas of Emphasis (6 credits)
An area of emphasis must be earned by completing at least six credits in your chosen area.


Analyze the design of experiments, statistics, and quality in relation to supply chain. Help organizations analyze and identify ways to improve their supply chain.

ENGRG 6050 Applied Statistics
ENGRG 7030 Simulation Modeling of Engineering Systems
ENGRG 7070 Optimization with Engineering Applications
ENGRG 7510 Design of Experiments
ENGRG 7850 Taguchi Method of Designing Experiments

Customer Relations

Help individuals to anticipate and manage the needs of their organization’s current and potential customers. By focusing on the idea that better relationships can lead to a better supply chain, this emphasis will help you be able to identify ways to improve supply chain support and increase customer communication and collaboration.

ISCM 7710 Supply Chain Customer Synchronization
ISCM 7720 Reverse Logistics


Focus on the techniques used in the movement of materials. Explore the design and analysis of transportation systems, material handling, and inventory systems, as well as location of physical facilities for storage and manufacturing.  Expand your knowledge of importing, exporting, warehousing, and distribution management as it relates to the supply chain.

ISCM 7510 Import/Export
ISCM 7520 Warehousing and Distribution Management


Become a leader in the supply chain field. Develop an understanding of leadership theory, engineering communication and management, and advanced quality principles.

BUSADMIN 7110 Management Decision Analysis
BUSADMIN 7540 Advanced Quality Management
ENGRG 5000 Engineering Communications
ENGRG 7800 Engineering Management
INDUSTDY 7000 Research Methodology
PHLSPHY 7530 Business Ethics


Gain an understanding of supply chain from the manufacturing and design standpoint. Master the concepts such as production planning, lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and design concepts and processes.

ENGRG 7520 Design for Manufacturability
ENGRG 7550 Product Design and Development
ENGRG 7810 Advanced Production and Operations Analysis
ENGRG 7830 Advanced Cost and Value Analysis
ENGRG 7840 Systems Engineering Management
ENGRG 7860 Continuous Improvement with Lean Principles
INDUSTDY 5950 Industrial Design for Production


Learn to assist those looking at the managerial, administrative, strategic and tactical aspects of the procurement function. Expand your knowledge of outsourcing and project procurement management as well as sourcing arrangements, vendor selection strategies, and outsourcing lifecycles.

ISCM 7610 Outsourcing
PROJMGT 7050 Project Procurement Management

Six credits should be taken from each of the three disciplines.

Business: BUSADMIN and selected ISCM courses
Engineering: ENGRG and selected ISCM courses
Industrial Studies: INDUSTDY and selected ISCM courses

School of Graduate Studies Requirements

1. All students must complete a minimum of 30 graduate credits.
2. No more than 12 credits may be transferred from an external program, including other UW-Platteville graduate programs. All remaining graduate credits must be earned from UW-Platteville.
3. Courses in the 5000-6000 levels are open to graduate students for graduate credit, provided the courses had not previously been taken at the undergraduate level.
4. Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
5. Graduate students are allowed seven years from the date of admission into a master's program to complete degree requirements.
6. Transfer of credits requires approval by faculty in the Integrated Supply Chain Management program and the Director of the School of Graduate Studies.
7. Transfer credits will not be officially recorded until the student has successfully completed some graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and only courses where the student received a grade of B or higher will be accepted.

Master of Science ISCM

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