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Supply Chain Management-Distribution Management

Curriculum Description

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.

This track is a unique concentration under the Supply Chain Management curriculum degree. It is designed to prepare individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, and manufacturing organizations and provide the fundamental knowledge and skills to successfully manage customer and supplier relationships to meet company objectives.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Supply Chain Management with an emphasis in Distribution Management.

The following represents one way in which the program of study 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.

Associate in Applied Science

A25620DM
NC CIP: 52.0203
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2018

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy NEW VERSION 2018FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy NEW VERSION 2018FA 2 2 0 3
  Total: 14 4 0 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
LOG 230 Transportation Management 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Select one:
World Regional Geography (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Interpersonal Psychology NEW REQUISITE 2018FA (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
General Psychology 3 0 0 3
  Total: 13 2 0 14

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Survey of Economics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 0 0 9

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
LOG 120 Global Logistics 3 0 0 3
LOG 211 Distribution Management 2 2 0 3
LOG 220 Logistics Management 3 0 0 3
LOG 240 Purchasing Logistics 3 0 0 3
  Total: 13 4 0 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 231 Computerized Inventory 2 2 0 3
LOG 210 Fleet Management 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 1
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Org Behavior in Business (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Professional Development (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Intro To Project Mgmt 3 0 0 3
  Total: 8 2 0 13

Total Credit Hours: 67

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Elective – Select 1 credit hour: ACC 121, BUS 110, BUS 225, BUS 238, BUS 240, GIS 110, GIS 111, GIS 211, LOG 211, MKT 224, WBL 111, WBL 121, WBL 131

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240 or REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

2017FA State Curriculum Standard Revision; new title and code; repackaged only.
            This program was formerly Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology-Distribution Track A25610D.

A25620DM