Supply Chain and Logistics Management Bachelor's Degree
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Supply Chain and Logistics Management Bachelor's Degree Course List
Major and Core Courses
- Principles of Supply Chain
- Procurement and Supplier Relations
- Quality Improvement
- Supply Chain Risk and Compliance
- Transportation and Distribution Management
- Inventory Management
- Operations Management
- Accounting for Business Managers
- Business Project Management
- Business Law and Ethical Behavior
- International Business
- Business Research and Analysis
- Winning Customer Service Strategies
- Leading Change
- Management of Information Systems
This course is the study of supply chain management from an operational, tactical, and strategic perspective within the organization. Topics will include the relationships and flows of materials, information, and resources. This course will provide students with the understanding of supply chain creating value, enhancing efficiencies, and satisfying customers through optimization.
Course ID: TRA3086
This course offers students exposure to a wide range of purchasing techniques and strategies used across a broad spectrum of industries. In this course, students will gain insight into both tactical and strategic decisions routinely found in today's business environment. Students will learn how to effectively source, solicit bids, negotiate, and select suppliers based on dynamic, real-world scenarios.
Prerequisite:Principles of Supply Chain
Course ID: TRA4017
This course provides a comprehensive discussion in Quality and Process Management. Topics include course work in the following areas; evaluating differing perspectives related to quality, understanding quality theories and applications, integrating Global Supply Chain and International Quality Standards , understanding the strategic quality planning process, describing the importance of the customer in the quality-driven process, describing the importance of benchmarking in the development of quality design, evaluating quality and innovation in product and process design, developing and managing quality improvement teams, describing processes for the implementation and validation of a quality system, and applying quality audit processes in the business environment.
Course ID: TRA3142
This course reviews regulatory compliance mandates around the world. Students will understand the scope, impact and risks associated with regulation requirements on supply chain including managing logistics and trade compliance, environmental and safety compliance and become skilled at policy development to ensure compliance throughout the supply chain.
Course ID: TRA4153
This course covers essentials of transportation and distribution management. Students will build key skills related to selecting the optimal mode of transportation while considering the impact to the customers and the overall supply chain.
Course ID: TRA4238
This course is the study of the knowledge associated with successfully managing a warehouse operation. Topics covered in this course will include strategic design, analytical assessment, and process build. This course will prepare students for work within the field of supply chain and logistics management.
Course ID: TRA4370
In this course students examine the operations function of managing people, information, technology, materials, and facilities to produce goods and services. Specific areas covered will include designing and managing operations; purchasing raw materials; controlling and maintaining inventories; and producing goods or services that meet customers' expectations. Quantitative modeling will be used for solving business problems.
Course ID: MAN3504
This course provides a review of accounting objectives and their relation to business, as well as a survey of the theory and application of managerial accounting principles. Topics include cost behaviors, production costing methods, data processing, economic analysis, budgeting, and management and financial control.
Course ID: ACG3357
This course is a study of the characteristics and functions of project management, team building, and facilitation. It places focus on project planning, scope, scheduling, and controlling of projects through completion. It reinforces and builds upon skills and knowledge students have learned in all of the various disciplines within the Business curriculum. It is recommended that students take this course their final quarter.
Course ID: GEB3422
This course reviews fundamental principles of law applicable to business transactions, and provides an overview of ethical concerns that arise in the world of business. Students will apply the basic principles of contract law, partnerships, and agency relationships to business activities. Public and private law are addressed. Critical thinking and ethical analysis are key areas of focus throughout the course.
Course ID: BUL4060
This course provides management students with an introduction to international economic, political, cultural and business environments. Students will develop a basic understanding and appreciation of the myriad factors involved in managing people within a global workforce.
Course ID: MAN4602
Students will develop research strategy and problem solving skills used for business analysis. They will examine the use of qualitative and quantitative research methodology and develop professional writing skills for presenting research findings. They will experience using various research methods such as surveys, business research proposals, and dashboards.
Course ID: GEB3124
Motivating and empowering employees to provide outstanding customer service is critical to an entrepreneur's success. This course teaches students the strategies, techniques, and tools for developing and sustaining long term customer relationships. Cutting-edge customer relationship management tools will be explored, as well as how to create customers who are "promoters" of your brand.
Course ID: GEB3388
This course will focus on the impact of change in an organizational setting. Various change management models will be explored, providing students with a foundation for approaching change and developing effective skills and techniques to perform in the workplace when change occurs. Students apply business concepts to real-world case study examples and determine strategies for bringing constructive change to an organization.
Course ID: MAN4701
Students are introduced to the foundations of management information systems. This includes current trends, fundamental MIS technology concepts, applications for business functions, and management practice. Students will gain exposure to analyzing, utilizing, and supervising integrated management information systems.
Course ID: ISM3015
Choose either Track l or Track ll*
Track I (Available to Residents of MN, WI, FL, ND, KS only)
- Supply Chain and Logistics Management Internship: Field Experience
This course will synthesize outcomes from the Supply Chain and Logistics Management program and allow students to exhibit their learning in a field experience. Students working in-field will reflect upon and apply knowledge and skills in the areas of global logistics, operations, supply chain, process improvement, and advanced technologies. At the conclusion of their internships, students will submit a capstone project demonstrating synthesis of, and reflection upon, their learning.
Prerequisite:Business Bachelor's student in final term
Course ID: TRA4490LL
- Supply Chain and Logistics Management Capstone
This course will synthesize learning from the Supply Chain and Logistics Management program. Students will reflect upon and demonstrate understanding in the areas of global logistics, operations, supply chain, process improvement, and advanced technologies. Students will submit a capstone project demonstrating synthesis of their learning.
Prerequisite:Business Bachelor's student in final term
Course ID: TRA4495
General Education Courses
- Visual Communication in the Media
This course examines how people understand their world through visual images. Students will examine how people visually gather, process, and interpret information presented through media sources.
Course ID: MMC 3407
Humanities (Select 2 Courses)
- Literature of American Minorities
- Political Thought
This course introduces students to a variety of texts by American minority authors from the mid- 19th century to the present. The central focus of this course will be on literary responses to social marginalization based on race/ethnicity, gender, national origin, sexuality/sexual orientation, ability, and other factors. Students will study the effects of exclusionary and oppressive practices, both historical and present day, on writers' perceptions and literary representations of their times, contexts, and identity. Students will also be introduced to samples of the most common critical-theoretical approaches to the primary texts they will study in this class.
Course ID: AML 4680
The aim of this course is to understand and appreciate some important authors and traditions of political thought. The course will cover such topics as authority, consent, freedom and obligation.
Course ID: POT 4001
Math/Natural Sciences ( Select 1 course, Recommend Advanced Statistics and Analytics)
- Advanced Statistics and Analytics
In this course students will be explore statistical methods used for predictive analytics. They will analyze and solve real-life professional problems using statistical methods. Topics may include, but are not limited to, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, chi-square tests, and analysis of variance.
Prerequisite: College-level mathematics or statistics
Course ID: STA3410
Social Sciences (Required Course)
- Managerial Economics
This course is designed to enable students to assess, understand, and evaluate managerial economics in the context of large and small businesses. Students will gain knowledgeable insight of how to solve real-life problems through questions and answers, problem sets, and by using a systematic approach to applying advanced concepts of both macroeconomics and microeconomics to business environments.
Course ID: ECO 3250
Social Sciences (Select 2 Courses)
- Visions of America Since 1945
- Comparative Politics
- American Religious History
- Work and Family
Since the end of World War II, popular culture has become an especially significant aspect of American history and an important element in many of our lives. Consequently, this course will explore the ways in which popular culture has represented and mediated conflicts and tensions post-World War II. Through this lens, issues of gender and family relationships, as well as class and racial politics, will be discussed. The dual role of television as a reflective and manipulative force in the new suburban family and the role Hollywood films played in the popular culture will be examined.
Course ID: AMH 3304
This course will introduce students to the field of comparative politics by examining classification of political systems according to institutional and developmental characteristics. Causes and costs of political stability and instability will be explored. Comparison will be made between contemporary political institutions and processes in various countries.
Prerequisite:American/US National Government
Course ID: CPO 4003
A survey of the contribution of religion to American culture, including the differences between rural and urban society, the development of religious freedom and the rise of a \"secular religion.\" Examines the emergence of new forms of belief and practice and the variety of religious issues confronting American society today.
Course ID: REL 3131
This course focuses on the overlapping worlds of work and family. It examines both the nature of the links that exist between the two major social institutions as well as the issues and problems that result from the combination of individuals' work and family responsibilities. An emphasis is placed on female labor force participation.
Course ID: SYO 4180
Total Bachelor's Degree Credits
Upper Division General Education Credits: 28
Upper Division Major and Core Credits: 62
Total Upper Division Credits: 90
Total BS Degree Credits: 180*
* Total credits above assume students enter in with a conferred Associate's degree which grants them a transfer block inclusive of lower division general education and lower division major and core courses.