Supply Chain & Information Management

Welcome to the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management.

Why study with us?

Tailor Your Learning Experience: One of the remarkable aspects of this major is the opportunity to tailor your learning experience. You can choose to specialize in areas such as green supply chain, risk management, or procurement.

Become a Leader: At the College of Charleston, we aim to nurture future leaders in supply chain, global logistics and information management. Our curriculum focuses on practical, industry-relevant coursework, emphasizes the latest technology, and equips you with the skills to thrive in dynamic work environments.

In-Demand Careers Await: Supply chain management is a high-demand field, especially in our state and community. According to U.S. News & World Report, it's predicted to be one of the top 20 career paths of the 21st century. Information management is another sought-after skill.

Learn from Renowned Faculty: Our professors hold Ph.D. degrees and excel in supply chain management, operations management, management information systems, decision science, industrial engineering, and computer information systems.

Your future in supply chain and information management starts with us.

Academic Programs

The Department of Supply Chain and Information Management offers the supply chain management major, two minors and a concentration.
  • Supply Chain Management Major

    As a supply chain management major, imagine you’re in charge of a puzzle, and each piece represents a step in the process, from planning to buying materials and finally delivering products to happy customers. In the dynamic field of supply chain management, your critical skills ensure products go through a seamless journey.

    Only two universities had supply chain management undergraduate degrees in South Carolina. I ended up choosing the College of Charleston, and it has been one of the best decisions of my life. —JaJa Dumas '23

    Course information and requirements for the major can be found in the Academic Catalog.

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  • Information Management Minor

    This minor is designed for you to learn about computer-based information systems and how they are used in today's businesses. When you become skilled in information management, you gain the ability to apply these technologies in ways that improve the efficiency and efficacy of an organization.

    Pursuing this minor was one of the best decisions I made in my undergraduate career. So many doors opened because of it! —Elise Courtney '22, Business Technology Consultant for FIS Global

    Course information and requirements for the minor can be found in the Academic Catalog.

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  • Global logistics and transportation minor and concentration

    Complete an intensive, two-year program of study that includes six academic courses and a professional training certificate program with a minor or concentration in global logistics and transportation (GLAT). You will:

    • prepare for the diverse cultures and business practices of today's global marketplace.
    • enhance your professionalism through special opportunities, including internships and frequent contact with supply chain professionals.
    • gain a well-rounded learning experience that will rank you among the most desirable corporate recruits in global logistics.

    The GLAT Professional Training Program is required of all students pursuing the concentration or minor and provides in-depth industry perspective.

    Program Highlights

    Capstone Travel Study: Rotterdam, Netherlands

    As part of the final capstone course, you will be given the opportunity to travel to The Netherlands and Belgium during spring break. The trip is an outstanding way to conclude the two-year logistics and transportation program.

    BMW Logistics Advantage Program

    This program is a chance for you to develop professional skills while earning non-academic credits towards covering expenses for the Rotterdam Travel Study trip. The program is made possible by BMW Manufacturing Co., a generous supporter of the program. Current students interested in applying should visit The Hub.

    Course information and requirements for the minor and the concentration can be found in the Academic Catalog.

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