Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Associate in Science

The Associate in Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management program prepares students for entry-level positions in the Supply Chain and Logistics Management field or to pursue a baccalaureate degree. It is also an excellent program for people who are working in the Supply Chain and Logistics Management field without a degree who seek advancement opportunities in their chosen career that require an associate degree.

The Associate in Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management covers the basics of supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control, purchasing and the physical distribution of goods to customers. Teamwork and communications skills will be enhanced by the use of lean process improvement techniques to improve warehouse, inventory and transportation costs for domestic and international supply chain operations.

Students completing an Associate in Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management will earn 61 credits and have the opportunity to receive nationally-recognized credentials from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) and as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT). Students may choose to continue their studies in a range of baccalaureate programs including Manufacturing Management and Business Administration programs.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Earn nationally-recognized, portable credentials from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) manufacturing areas (CPT, CLT);
  2. Contribute to supply chain and logistics system technology, with an understanding of materials management, procurement and Lean Six Sigma tools to reduce costs;
  3. Control the flow of material with appropriate process documentation in the most efficient manner, while employing lean principles, operational flow strategies Just In Time (JIT), value stream mapping, inventory control, and scheduling materials requirements planning (MRP);
  4. Coordinate and communicate key metrics and strategies, with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization;
  5. Manage materials for operations, supply chains, warehouse and distribution networks;
  6. Forecast materials and manage inventory requirements;
  7. Utilize transportation and logistics strategies to manage domestic and international distribution networks;
  8. Perform warehousing activities effectively with linkage to logistics, supply chain strategies and processes; and
  9. Develop skills to meet the challenge of a dynamic, evolving profession, utilizing a scholarly approach to acquire new knowledge.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all graduation requirements as stated in the catalog. In addition, students must maintain a GPA of 2.3 in the major.

Curriculum

Associate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

General Education Core Requirements - 21-22 Credits

ENG 101English Composition

3

ENG 1XXEnglish Elective

3

CAP 110*Computer Applications

3

MATH 1XXMathematics (MATH)

3

Science (BIO, CHEM, SCI)

3-4

Social Science (PSY or SOC)

3

Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, ASL, HUM)

3

*Students have the option to test out of CAP 110 and take a General Education elective instead.  The test must be completed prior to the first attempt.  See CAP 005 policy.

Elective credits may be chosen from any general education course, unless directed by the program.  General Education courses contain the following prefixes:  ENG, MATH, STAT, CAP, COM, IDA, BIO, CHEM, SCI, HIS, HUM, PHIL, SPAN, PSY, SOC, and PSC.

Non-Major Core Requirements - 15 Credits

OPEN Electives

6

ACC 110Applied Accounting

3

OS 210Organizational Communications

3

BUS 135Customer Relations in a Multicultural World

3

Supply Chain and Logistics Management Major Core Requirements - 24 Credits

Freshman Year

BMM 101Key Principles of Manufacturing

3

BMM 110Technology in Advanced Manufacturing

3

BMM 125Manufacturing Logistics

3

BMM 126Introduction to Materials and Logistics Management

3

Sophomore Year

BMM 221Warehouse and Distribution Center Management

3

BMM 223International Logistics

3

BMM 225Transportation Traffic and Contract Management

3

BMM 227Lean Supply Chain and Management

3

OR

BMM 228Quality Management and Supplier Integration

3

Total Credit Hours: 60-61