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Global Logistics Technology -
Geographic Information Systems

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.

Certificate

C25170GI
NC CIP: 52.0203
Day, Evening, and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
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
   
    7 4 0 9

Spring Semester
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
   
    9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

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)

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