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Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology -- Geographic Information Systems

Curriculum Description

The Global Logistics / Distribution Management Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, 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 transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations and federal transportation and OSHA regulations are emphasized.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of logistics-related positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level purchasing, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, international freight, and logistics analysts. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible to pursue professional credentials through APICS, AST&L, CSCMP, and ISM.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate NEW

NC CIP: 52.0203
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2015

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
GIS 110 Survey of GIS/GPS 1 0 0 1
GIS 111 Introduction to GIS 2 2 0 3
GIS 211 GIS/GPS Project 1 2 0 2
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
  Total: 7 4 0 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
LOG 125 Transportation Logistics 3 0 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3
LOG 240 Purchasing Logistics 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Additional Information

2015FA - New Certificate