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  Nov 19, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management, BAS


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90-120 CREDITS

Program Admission Date: Fall

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management prepares students to work as managers within companies that provide transportation or logistics services, warehousing, fleet maintenance, vehicle procurement or upgrades, transportation and logistics analyses, or sales and account management of logistics services. Graduates may also work as managers of individual proprietorships or small companies involved in transportation vehicle and equipment sales, service, or ancillary industries such as component manufacturing or inventory control.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management graduates will:

  • exhibit the analytical thought, informed judgment, ethical behavior, and appreciation for diversity required by management positions in the transportation and logistics management industries
  • demonstrate mastery of the tools, techniques, and technologies associated with the management of goods movement, inventory maintenance, fleet management, commercial vehicle procurement and disposal, and/or production management
  • identify and apply the business processes, economic factors, and personnel considerations needed to operate or manage a business, or team/section within a commercial entity
  • describe integrated management components of inter-organizational relationships in the supply chain, including vendor selection, bidding and negotiation processes, partnering and performance measurement
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • describe sound principles of organizational behavior
  • communicate effectively, orally and in writing, to demonstrate a wide-ranging technical knowledge of transportation, logistics, and supply chain management
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills

It is the student’s responsibility to discuss sequencing and define their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Prerequisites


Completion of requirements for an Associate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in an appropriate transportation, business administration, management or operations-related program or its equivalent with an overall minimum 2.0 GPA in all coursework.

Admission to the program may occur when any 15 credits of the following can be documented: 5 college-level credits in each: English Composition, Quantitative Reasoning, Social Science, and Humanities.
10 credits must have been earned in Natural Sciences, with 5 of those in a lab science course, all with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course.

This program includes a “Bridge” quarter, such that remaining pre-requisites defined above may be taken post program admittance, but prior to admittance to the junior year of the program. The bridge may consist of 0-30 credits.

Note:


If BUS& 201  , ENGL& 235  and/or MATH 246  were taken previously, they should not be re-taken. Alternative courses, with adviser permission, may be substituted to maintain the graduation requirement of 90 credits minimum for the upper division.

Academic Bridge - 0-30 Credits


  • Written Communication - ENGL& 101   or equivalent - 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning - any college-level math class with Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite - 5 credits
  • Humanities - 5 credits
  • Social Science - 5 credits
  • Natural Science - ENVS& 101  and CHEM& 121  recommended - 10 credits

Total Program Credits: 90-120


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