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Logistics & Supply Chain Management Track

Course No. Course Title Credits
LOG 191 Basics of Supply Chain Management 3
The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. This module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur. Coursework is intended to prepare students for the first APICS Certification exam.
LOG 192 Transportation Management 3
Past, present, and future trends in product movement to and from the product’s origin are reviewed. Time and cost of various transporters and routes are discussed.   Government regulation for safe product handling is covered. Prerequisite: LOG 191
LOG 194 Warehousing and Distribution 3
This course covers all aspects of the supply and distribution chain and management including computer operations, bar codes, resupply, storage, handling, and subcontracting. An overview of the use of industry specific programs is also covered. Materials handling and OSHA requirements will be covered. Prerequisite: LOG 191
LOG 195 Product and Inventory Control 3
Master Planning of Resources and Detailed Scheduling and Planning are covered in this course. The course will explore demand management, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, and distribution planning. The effects of techniques such as MRP, CRP, lean, TOC, will also be covered. Coursework is intended to prepare students for the second and third APICS Certification exams. In addition, standard measurements for inventory and materials will be examined. Prerequisite: LOG 191
LOG 291 Total Quality Management 3
This course focuses on the development of efficient product management from production to customer relations. Various manufacturing processes are evaluated and the importance of employee input is stressed. Products are followed for quality control beyond production to purchase and warranty. Methodologies like Lean and Six Sigma will be addressed. Prerequisites: BUS 101, MAT 121
LOG 294 International Logistics 3
This course examines the policies and procedures used in the global transfer of materials and products. Consideration of cultures, manpower, geography, politics, natural resources, and communication are introduced, and strategic planning is coordinated to meet the requirements of international trade. Prerequisites: LOG 194, LOG 195
LOG 297 Internship 4
This is a planned and supervised off-campus experience in the workplace. It may be paid or unpaid. A selection of acceptable work sites and situations is offered to give students exposure to schedules, pressures, and responsibilities that are encountered in the world of work. Students are placed into a contracted facility after completing 45 credit hours and having a 2.00 GPA.   With the approval of the program advisor, students can petition to enroll in an internship after completion of 30 credits. The schedule for meeting the requirement of this experience will be arranged between the student, faculty member and internship site.
LOG 298 Cooperative Educational Experience 4
This work experience is designed to expose the student to an industrial, commercial, or clinical environment. Students are placed into a contracted facility after completing 45 credit hours, having a 2.00 GPA, and meeting all other program prerequisites and academic requirements prior to their final spring semester. Students are expected to adhere to all policies and regulations associated with the facility. Students will work on projects selected to expose the student to “live” work situations, while building upon the student’s knowledge, skill and attitude as an entry-level technician and will be used to grade the student’s performance for the course (Compensation.) With the approval of the program advisor, students can petition to enroll in an internship after completion of 30 credits.
ACC 101 Accounting I 3
This introductory course covers the basic principles of accounting:   the accounting equation, the accounting cycle, the trial balance, accounting worksheet, adjusting and closing entries and the preparation of basic financial statements will be covered.   An emphasis will be placed on learning the basics of microcomputer accounting.
BSL 201 Business Law 3
This course is an overview of the law as it pertains to the business environment. An introduction to law, legal process, negligence and contracts, among other topics, will be reviewed. Prerequisite: BUS 101, BUS 101, ECO 111, MNG 185
BUS 101  Introduction to Business 3
This course includes a survey of current business practices with an examination of the topics of management, ethics, organization, finance, marketing, and human resources function. Particular attention will be paid to examining the current economic environment. Students will also learn about basic personal income, household money management and financial planning skills as well as basic economic decision-making skills. This course may also be offered in a distance education format, when available.
BUS 201 Project Management 3
Project Management explores the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management. Topics include project integration management, project scope, time and cost management, human resource management, communication, ethics, risk and procurement. Microsoft Project will be introduced. Prerequisite: CPT 101
ECO 211 Contemporary Issues in Macroeconomics 3
This introductory course will familiarize students with the current trends and issues surrounding the field of economics. Changes in global and national trends, with a concentration on the impact these issues have on growth and productivity of global industries, will be examined. Prerequisites: ECO 111, BUS 101
MNG 185 Principles of Management 3
This is an introductory study of the fundamental concepts and approaches to the management of employees and production. Traditional and current organizational methods of planning, decision making, and motivating are reviewed. Emphasis is on diversity in the workforce and ethics in the business environment.   This course may also be offered in a distance education format, when available. Prerequisite: BUS 101
MNG 284 Management and Supervision 3
This course deals with the more complex aspects of management.   Because of the needs of today’s business world, students will be taught not only how to manage people but also how to manage performance, processes, and relationships. Learning to deal with pressure and constant change will be discussed. Prerequisite: MNG 185

 

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