May 18, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrated Supply Management (ISUJ)(43 hours)

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Admission Requirements

Only the Office of Admissions and Orientation grants admission to Western Michigan University for undergraduate students. Application forms may be obtained from that office or the University’s website at

The Integrated Supply Management (ISM) major is in high demand. Because the resources required for this major are limited, there is an acceptance process for students seeking to pursue the Integrated Supply Management degree. Upon acceptance into the Haworth College of Business, students requesting the ISM major will be conditionally designated as an ISM major to facilitate registration for courses. Acceptance will only be confirmed when the student completes the application process and is accepted into the program. Students who either do not complete the application process or who are not accepted into the program will be removed from any classes restricted to ISM majors.

Students must complete the application process for spring semester admission by December 1 and will be notified of their status no later than December 23. The application process for acceptance in fall semester must be completed by April 15 and students will be notified of their status no later than May 15. Students must begin the application process in the Haworth College of Business Office of Advising and Admissions. Students applying to the ISM program must be eligible for and complete an application to the Haworth College of Business or already be accepted into the Haworth College of Business.

Applicants are evaluated using the following four criteria:

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • ISM Faculty Member Interview
  • Overall GPA

Because most employers require a minimum 3.0 GPA to be considered for internships or full-time employment, the student’s overall GPA is a critical factor in the acceptance decision.

In addition to the courses listed below, ISM majors must complete an internship or have related work experience prior to graduation.



Select two additional courses (6 credit hours) from the following: 

  • Basic or intermediate foreign language courses (1000, 1010, 2000 or 2010)


A major or minor in the following areas (if offered and available): accounting, business analytics, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, food and consumer package goods marketing, foreign language, international business, management, marketing or sales and business marketing.

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