Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.

Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in economics and finance, transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations, federal transportation and safety regulations are emphasized.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of supply chain and logistics positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level distribution, planning, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, trucking operations, international freight, and logistics.

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The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations. Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in economics and finance, transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations, federal transportation and safety regulations are emphasized. Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of supply chain and logistics positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level distribution, planning, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, trucking operations, international freight, and logistics.

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Supply Chain Management (A25620)

General Education Requirements
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry3.0
ENG 112Writing and Research in the Disciplines3.0
COM 231Public Speaking3.0
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy3.0
or MAT 152 Statistical Methods I
Select 3 credits from the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Select 3 credits from the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Cultural Studies
Myth in Human Culture
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
World Religions
Major Requirements
BUS 115Business Law I3.0
LOG 110Introduction to Logistics3.0
CIS 110Introduction to Computers3.0
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting4.0
Select one of the following courses:3.0
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
BUS 137Principles of Management3.0
MKT 120Principles of Marketing3.0
OMT 110Intro to Operations Mgmt3.0
INT 110International Business3.0
or INT 230 International Law
Select 4 credits from the following:4.0
Elementary Spanish I
and Spanish Lab 1
Elementary German I
and German Lab 1
Elementary French I
and French Lab 1
Technical Electives
Select 4 credits from the following:4.0
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Introduction to Analytics
Data Visualization
Entrepreneurship I
Human Resource Management
Business Ethics
Travel Study Abroad
International Marketing
Work-Based Learning I
Work-Based Learning I
Payroll Accounting
Intro to Acc Spreadsheets
Human Relations
Introduction to E-Commerce
Social Media Marketing
SIFE Business Development
Introduction to Business
Operations of Trucking II
Select one of the following tracks:15.0
Total Credits69
Global Logistics Track:
LOG 125Transportation Logistics3.0
LOG 215Supply Chain Management3.0
LOG 235Import/Export Management3.0
LOG 240Purchasing Logistics3.0
LOG 250Advanced Global Logistics4.0
Total Credits16
Distribution Management Track:
LOG 120Global Logistics3.0
LOG 210Fleet Management3.0
LOG 211Distribution Management3.0
LOG 220Logistics Management3.0
LOG 230Transportation Management3.0
Total Credits15
Trucking Operations Track:
BUS 153Human Resource Management3.0
LOG 125Transportation Logistics3.0
TOM 130Fleet Maintenance3.0
TOM 250Operations of Trucking I3.0
LOG 210Fleet Management3.0
or TOM 120 Introduction to Trucking
Total Credits15

No diplomas offered.

Supply Chain Managament Technology Certificate Specialization in Global Logistics Technology (C25620-C1)

This certificate is designed to provide the student with a concentrated course of study in the field of global logistics. Coursework includes studies in global logistics, transportation, supply chain management and import/export management. Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of the importance of the design of a supply chain to the competitive advantage of every industry. Upon completion of the five required courses, a certificate is awarded by the college. This certificate may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Supply Chain Management with a concentration in Global Logistics Technology. For more information, call the division office at 704.330.6595.

Major Requirements
LOG 110Introduction to Logistics3.0
LOG 125Transportation Logistics3.0
LOG 215Supply Chain Management3.0
LOG 235Import/Export Management3.0
LOG 250Advanced Global Logistics4.0
Total Credits16

Courses

LOG 110. Introduction to Logistics. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an overview of logistics. Topics include traffic management, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, and the movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the different segments of logistics and use the terminology of the industry.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112
Take ENG 111

LOG 120. Global Logistics. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course examines logistics operations, processes, and modes of transportation in an interdependent world economy. Emphasis is placed on freight forwarding operations, analyzing and selecting transportation modes, and processing of import/export documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to arrange and coordinate the transportation of products globally.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 125. Transportation Logistics. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the role and importance of the transportation industry. This is an overview of transportation emphasizing its environmental and sociological aspects, economic impact, services, regulatory guidelines, policies, and its future. Upon completion, students should be able to identify modes of transportation, interpret governing regulations, and describe the principles and terminology used in the transportation industry.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112
Take ENG 111

LOG 210. Fleet Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the management of transportation, fleet operations, and safety. Emphasis is placed on DOT safety regulations in the hiring, training, and supervision of drivers in transportation. Upon completion, students should be able to write a safety program for drivers involved in interstate commerce following DOT regulations.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 211. Distribution Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the functions, techniques, and tools utilized in warehousing and distribution centers and their role in business and logistics. Emphasis is placed on warehouse and distribution center management, operations, productivity, software systems, picking, automation, cross docking, safety, security, material handling, benchmarking, and cost. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the role of warehouses and distribution centers, apply industry principles and terminology, and understand distribution productivity measures.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 215. Supply Chain Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers all activities involved in the flow of products and information between the suppliers, customers, producers, and service providers. Topics include acquiring, purchasing, manufacturing, assembling, and distributing goods and services throughout the supply chain organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the supply chain units, describe the materials management processes, and prepare for the APICS CPIM examination.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 220. Logistics Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the management of the movement and storage of goods and analysis of total costs involved. Emphasis is placed on the monitoring of inventory using automated systems, managing the storage function, warehousing, and distribution. Upon completion, students should be able to describe warehousing and facility layouts, identify material handling methods, and apply inventory control procedures. This course covers the management of the movement and storage of goods and analysis of total costs involved. Emphasis is placed on the monitoring of inventory using automated systems, managing the storage function, warehousing, and distribution. Upon completion, students should be able to describe warehousing and facility layouts, identify material handling methods, and apply inventory control procedures. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the logistics management concentration in the business administration program.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 230. Transportation Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the function of shippers and carriers in the transportation industry. Emphasis is placed on negotiating price and service requirements in the movement of goods, identifying areas of carrier liability, and the methods for processing claims. Upon completion, students should be able to compare common carriers and company operated transportation for service and cost, interpret pricing structures, and determine carrier liability. This course covers the function of shippers and carriers in the transportation industry. Emphasis is placed on negotiating price and service requirements in the movement of goods, identifying areas of carrier liability, and the methods for processing claims. Upon completion, students should be able to compare common carriers and company operated transportation for service and cost, interpret pricing structures, and determine carrier liability. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the logistics management concentration in the business administration program.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 235. Import/Export Management. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the elements of import and export operations, from transportation to documentation, finance, and security and the effects on the global supply chain. Emphasis is placed on existing import/export regulations, customs documentation, intermodal transportation, foreign freight forwarders, global technology, and homeland security initiatives. Upon completion, students should be able to perform import/export operations, channels of distribution, implemented technologies, and associate with operating a secure supply chain.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 125

LOG 240. Purchasing Logistics. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the various aspects of purchasing, and their impact on materials management, supply chain, transportation, and global logistics processes. Emphasis is placed on the different methods of electronic sourcing, negotiating and pricing principles, and on the internal and external considerations associated with international logistics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe and apply the principles and terminology used in procurement including electronic data interchange services, purchasing and logistics systems.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 110

LOG 250. Advanced Global Logistics. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the advanced application of global operations and logistics strategies, planning, technology, risk, and management necessary to cope with the global business environment. Emphasis is placed on an in-depth understanding of global sourcing, shipping, tracking, and e-logistics systems necessary to operate inbound/outbound logistics in a global market. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the different global markets and logistics technology available to process international inbound/outbound logistics transactions.

Prerequisites: Take LOG 125