Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Bachelor of Science Degree
There's a growing demand for professionals who understand and can manage operations in the procurement, warehousing, and transporting of goods in an increasingly global market. Coursework includes leading-edge supply chain strategies and technologies like Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID), Six Sigma quality methodology, e-logistics and green logistics, and much more.
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Courses in the major include:
Managerial accounting is designed to introduce the fundamentals of managerial accounting to both accounting and non-accounting majors. It covers accounting and management decision making in both short-term and long-term strategic situations. Students will be expected to explain and apply accounting concepts including basic costing and processes, cost classifications, responsibility accounting and ethical behavior of the managerial accountant. Prerequisite: AC 205
This course covers the basic principles, techniques, and institutional aspects of financial management in order to provide students applications of finance content similar to those encountered in a finance career. Topics include financial markets and environment, time value of money, bond and stock valuation, risk and return, financial statement ratio analysis, capital budgeting, financial planning and control, capital structure, dividend policy, and other fundamental finance issues. Prerequisites: AC 206, BAN 200 or MA 215, and MA 102 or MA 120
Introduction to the design, operation, and control of domestic and international supply chain and logistics systems. Emphasis is placed on transportation, distribution and warehousing in the business enterprise. Pre-requisites: NONE
Focus is placed on effective global sourcing including demand planning and order fulfillment. The role of customer demand and materials management is emphasized.
Analysis of business information systems such as Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for warehousing and logistics.
Application of business analytic techniques such as linear programming for intermodal transportation and inventory management. Additional mathematical model building techniques to direct order fulfillment and transport are addressed. Pre-requisite: MA 102 or MA 120 or MA 215.
Introduction to the legal and regulatory process. The role of law in business operations and the influence of government structures at the international level are introduced. Pre-requisites: NONE
Strategies to marketing in a globally competitive environment are addressed. Topics include international product adaptation and multicultural consumer behavior. Pre-requisites: BA 252
Topics include six sigma methodology and tools, lean thinking practices and tools, process mapping, and dashboard applications for business process improvement. Pre-requisites: BSCL 320
Applies e-logistics to select optimum distribution channels to achieve global competitive advantage. Included are tools that create value in the supply chain customer relationship such as management bench-marking, ERP, supply chain management, data warehousing and mining, business intelligence, and product lifecycle management. Pre-requisites: BSCL 305, 310, 315
This course focuses on tariffs and international regulatory systems, global financial systems, and international political and legal systems. Students will study international trade policy, including NAFTA and WTO, and how free trade and fair trade are differentiated. Pre-requisites: BSCL 325
International carrier operations and sourcing strategies for import, export and distribution of materials and finished goods are examined. Covers facility location and off shoring of operations. Pre-requisites: BSCL 305, 310
Focus is placed on the economic and service characteristics of international transportation. The role of government and the documentation requirements of global exporting and importing are emphasized. Also included are distribution techniques, major transportation modes and their capabilities and limitations. Pre-requisites: BSCL 305, 310
The legal framework of conducting business internationally including international law, contracts, carrier liability and world trade policy are examined. Pre-requisites: BSCL 325, 415
Examines the value chain and innovation cycle from product conceptualization, technical feasibility, design specification, materials sourcing and product marketing.
Analyze approaches to optimize supply chain relationships and business outcomes with vendors and carriers. Included are negotiation strategies for costing and pricing, bidding process and contracting. Pre-requisites: BSCL 305, 310, 315, 320, 325, 330, 335, 340, 405, 410, 415, 420, 425, 430, 435
Student develops a final project to solve significant operational problems and identify improvement opportunities in a service or manufacturing firm using integrated supply chain management strategies.
Designed for those for whom English is not their first language, this course orients students to classroom culture, conversation, and professional etiquette within a business context. The course focuses on building vocabulary and reading comprehension, increasing fluency in speaking and writing, and using credible research as applied in a business setting. Prerequisites: EN 101 and EN 102, or equivalent.
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