Supply Chain Management Education at the College of Business at UW Oshkosh
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh) has been providing the residents of northeastern Wisconsin with education since 1871. Among the largest public universities in the state, UW Oshkosh is committed to providing students with a broad knowledge base and transferable skills as well as a strong sense of values and ethics that prepares them for civic leadership in society.
Over14,000 students benefit from the nationally recognized expertise of the faculty, a wide variety of courses and degrees offered - including over 55 undergraduate majors,over 15 master’s degree programs and doctoral degree - and modest class sizes that foster one-on-one and collaborative learning with professors, rather than teaching assistants.
Continually breaking new ground in curriculum, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Business (COB) affords you the tools to compete in a global marketplace. As a student, you will learn from an award-winning faculty that has a wide range of expertise and real-world experience, and is dedicated to your individual success. The College of Business’ strong ties with the business community brings relevant speakers to classes, creates hundreds of internships and provides job opportunities for the graduates. More than 13,000 alumni serve as entrepreneurs and business leaders within the region and worldwide in businesses of all sizes.
- BBA Supply Chain Management Major: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program has three categories of learning goals that prepare undergraduate business students for a successful professional career: Business Knowledge, Business Environment (Diversity and Global Business Issues & Ethics), and Business Skills. Supply Chain Management (SCM) incorporates the approaches utilized to efficiently integrate suppliers, producers and distributors so that products and/or services are delivered at the right time, to the right place, in the right quantity, in the right quality, at the right cost in a sustainable manner. It is also the fastest growing major in the college.
- The SCM curriculum at UW Oshkosh incorporates a series of courses designed to make the student business-ready. SCM students will all complete an internship at a regional firm, and will complete a consulting-type project for select firms where they will address a specific business need. The students graduate with a unique exposure to the nuts and bolts of operations, combined with a strategic perspective which enables them to qualify for a variety of jobs at graduation. Employment opportunities are outstanding and starting salaries are among the highest in the College of Business.
- Admission Criteria: Minimum of 44 credits earned; Combined (cumulative, including transfer grades) GPA of 2.50 or above; Pre-core GPA of 2.50 or above; Earned a grade of “C” or better in every Business Pre-core course; and Completion of all Business Pre- core courses.
UW OSHKOSH Features
UW Oshkosh, the nation's first Fair Trade University, has been recognized for its role in embracing sustainable practices, such as building "green," examining its carbon footprints and promoting social justice. An integrated Campus Sustainability Plan, established in 2006, guides the University's effort to be a leader in responsible environmental stewardship, education, outreach and research.
- Campus: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is located in the city of Oshkosh in the heart of the Fox River Valley, a thriving business, manufacturing, and cultural center. Situated in the near northwest section of the city, the modern campus of more than 45 buildings is arranged along a central mall and boulevard and bordered on the west by the Fox River.
- Accreditation: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is accredited by Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Oshkosh’s College of Business is the only business school in Northeast and Central Wisconsin accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
- Collaborations and Partnerships: UW Oshkosh’s impact on the region extends far beyond its brick- and-mortar boundaries. The institution’s economic contribution to the state totals more than 0 million annually. As an incubator of creativity, knowledge and innovation, the University extends faculty expertise through collaborations with schools, businesses and communities regionally as well as nationally and globally.
- Student Life: College of Business students are encouraged to explore all the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has to offer outside of the classroom. Students can join one of the college or University’s nationally recognized student organizations, or get involved in other aspects of campus, such as theatre, music or athletics. A welcoming environment, you’re sure to feel at home at UW Oshkosh.
- Semester Study Abroad: The College of Business supports semester study abroad and overseas internships. Through the Office of International Education, business majors have the opportunity to spend a semester studying in Germany, Japan, Peru and Canada, in addition to other locations. Students can also spend a semester studying and interning with partner universities - Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru and Fachhochschule Osnabruck in Lower Saxony, Germany.
- Work Experience: Some aspects of professional preparation can only come from hands-on experience. Punctuality, on-the-job learning, proper appearance, networking and business courtesies are among the many business skills that can best be acquired by work experience. COB graduates will have at least 100 hours of working in an internship.
- Career Preparation: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Business prepares its students not only for success within the classroom, but most importantly, success upon graduation. The only business school in the state with an internship requirement, the students obtain the real-world experience needed by today’s employers. Undergraduate students also participate in Networking Night, a unique opportunity that brings students and employers together to socialize and learn about potential employment opportunities.