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Global Logistics Technology

Curriculum Description

The Global Logistics Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation and manufacturing organizations. Classroom instruction, field of study experiences, and practical laboratory applications of logistics management and global technology capabilities are included in the program of study.

Course work includes computer applications, accounting, business law, economics, management, industrial sciences and international studies. Students will solve different levels of logistics-related problems through case study evaluations and supply chain projects utilizing logistical hardware and intelligent software tools.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of government agencies, manufacturing and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level purchasing, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation coordinators and logistics analysts.

Upon completion, graduates may be eligible for certification credentials through the Educational Society for Resource Management (APICS) and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L).

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25170
NC CIP: 52.0203
Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Spring Semester
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    3 4 0 5

Summer Term
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
World Regional Geography (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 238 Integrated Management 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
   
    9 2 0 10

Spring Semester
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
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)
   
    5 3 0 6

Summer Term
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    3 0 0 6

Fall Semester
Select one:
International Business 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Quality Management (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Principles of Industrial Mgmt (3) (0) (0) (3)
LOG 125 Transportation Logistics 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Spring Semester
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3
   
    5 2 0 6

Summer Term
Select one:
Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    3 0 0 3

Fall Semester
LOG 235 Import/Export Management 3 0 0 3
LOG 240 Purchasing Logistics 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Spring Semester
LOG 250 Advanced Global Logistics 3 2 0 4
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    3 2 0 7

Total Credit Hours: 70

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)

Additional Information

Business Elective: ACC 121, BUS 225, BUS 240, COE 111, GIS 110, GIS 111, GIS 211, LOG 211, MKT 120, MKT 224

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours vary depending on course selection.