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Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology - Distribution Management Track

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.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology with an emphasis in Distribution Management Technology.

This track is a unique concentration under the Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology 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.

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

A25610D REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0203
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
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 (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
  Total: 11 2 0 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
LOG 120 Global Logistics 3 0 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management 3 0 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)
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
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
Select one:
World Regional Geography 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Interpersonal Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  Total: 16 2 0 17

Summer Term

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 2 0 10

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
LOG 211 Distribution Management 2 2 0 3
LOG 220 Logistics Management 3 0 0 3
LOG 230 Transportation Management 3 0 0 3
LOG 240 Purchasing Logistics 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
  Total: 14 2 0 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 231 Computerized Inventory 2 2 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
LOG 210 Fleet Management 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** 0 3
___ ___ 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: 10 4 0 18

Total Credit Hours: 72

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

Business Elective - Select one: ACC 121, BUS 110, BUS 225, BUS 230, DBA 112, MKT 223, MKT 224, WBL 111, WEB 110

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

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