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Supply Chain Management (APSCM)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program is also available online.

Description

This program emphasizes both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in both customer-facing and behind-the-scenes jobs in any type of logistics setting as products move from point-of-origin to point-of consumption. The curriculum was developed with input from industry experts and topics include the supply chain ecosystem, warehousing, operations, transportation, purchasing, reverse logistics, retail, inventory management, and analytics. Students also learn about supplier relationship management and leadership/management skills. As part of the program, students will be ready to take the tests needed to receive their CLA (Certified Logistics Associate) and CLT (Certified Logistics Technician) industry certification.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, BBA degree;
Wayne State University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges/.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
Cheryl Byrne

Requirements

(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 181 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
BMG 182 Warehousing and Logistics 3
BMG 205 Creating the Customer Experience 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 1 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 206 Retail Principles and Practices 3
BMG 226 Transportation and Logistics 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
MTH 125 or Everyday College Math
MTH 160 or Basic Statistics
Elective(s) Math Any math level 4 or higher course 3
COM 101 or Fundamentals of Speaking
COM 102 Interpersonal Communication 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 228 Purchasing and Inventory Control 3
BMG 273 Managing Operations 3
BMG 275 Business and Supply Chain Analytics 4
Elective(s) Natural Sciences with Lab 3
MTA Elective(s) (0-2 credits) to reach minimum 30 MTA credits 2
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 230 Management Skills 3
BMG 295 Supply Chain Field Studies 2
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
ENG 111 Composition I 4
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
60

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