Thursday – December 18, 2014

 

Supply Chain Management

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business
Mequon and Oak Creek campuses
Program Code: 10-182-1


For Information:
Mequon Campus, 262-238-2200
Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500


Overview
— The Supply Chain Management associate degree program is designed to prepare you for employment in the fields of logistics, transportation or materials management. If you want to pursue a career in transportation, distribution, purchasing, production or inventory control, this program will interest you.


Taking the Logistics emphasis will assist you in developing skills necessary for success in a career in transportation or distribution. Materials Management emphasis courses prepare you for a career in purchasing, inventory or production control. Quality Management coursework provides instruction in Six Sigma Green Belt. 


Your potential for success in the program will be enhanced if you have some work experience and/or a strong interest in logistics. You should also possess conceptual abilities, problem-solving skills and organizational skills.

 

Career Outlook — The projected employment outlook in the field of supply chain management is optimistic and provides many career options. Working conditions vary in this career area, and responsibilities may involve pressure to meet precise deadlines. Shift work and overtime are often required. 

 

Added Career Value — Earn the Supply Management or Transportation - Logistics diploma while completing this degree program.


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers expect graduates to:

  • Demonstrate problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrate an overall knowledge of logistics in the areas of marketing, transportation, purchasing and customer service
  • Apply computer technology to assist in identifying logistics solutions
  • Exhibit effective communication skills, both written and oral

Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

 

Possible Careers:
Buyer
Inventory Supervisor
Production Planner
Purchasing/Materials Manager
Research and Development
Transportation Manager
Warehouse Supervisor

Related Programs:
Business Management
Marketing Management
Supervisory Management - Accelerated
Supply Management
Transportation-Logistics

 

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Curriculum effective 2014-15. 

 

TECHNICAL STUDIES

 

Credits

 

 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

 

 

 

(1)


COMPSW-106

Introduction to MS Office

3


 

(1)


LOGMGT-164

Supply Management ^ *

3


 

(1)

 

MKTG-102

Marketing Principles

3

 

 

(1)

 

MKTG-107

Customer Service Management ^

3

 

        (or) MKTG-104 Selling Principles    
 

(2)

 

LOGMGT-190

Transportation *

3

 

 

(2)


BADM-165

Legal Environment of Business *

3


 

(3)


MGTDEV-192

Managing for Quality ^

3


 

(3)

 

MKTG-185

Negotiation Skills for Business ^

3

 

 

(3)


MGTDEV-189

Team Building and Problem-Solving

         3


 

(3)

 

BADM-104

Business Statistics ‡

3

 

 

(3)


ACCTG-110

Financial Accounting

3


        (or) ACCTG-126 Accounting for Managers    
 

(4)

 

LOGMGT-170

Purchasing ‡ ^

3

 

 

(4)

 

LOGMGT-184

International Logistics — Transportation/Documentation *

3

 

  SELECT ONE AREA OF EMPHASIS FROM THESE THREE OPTIONS:
   
 

Materials Management emphasis



 

(4)

 

LOGMGT-144

Production Planning and Inventory Control ^

3

 

 

(4)

 

(&) LOGMGT-146

Operations Management ^

3

 

 

Logistics emphasis



 

(4)

 

LOGMGT-192

Transportation Pricing ‡ *

3

 

 

(4)

 

(&) LOGMGT-195

Freight Claims ‡ *

3

 

  Quality Management emphasis
 
 
  (4)         QETECH-132        Six Sigma Green Belt 1 ‡
         3
 
       
  (4)         (&) QETECH-134  Six Sigma Green Belt 2 ‡
         3
 
       
 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 

 

ECON-195

Economics

3

 

 


(or) Any 200-series ECON course



             
 

 

 

ENG-151

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

 

 

 

 

and ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 

 

 

(or) ENG-201 and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

 

 

 


MATH-123


Math with Business Applications ‡


3


 


(or) Any 200-series MATH course



 


NATSCI-149


Introduction to Geographical Information Systems ‡


3


 

 

(or) Any 200-series NATSCI course



 

 

 


PSYCH-199


Psychology of Human Relations


3

 

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series PSYCH course

 

 

 

 


SOCSCI-197


Contemporary American Society


3

 

 

 

 


(or) Any 200-series SOCSCI  or HIST course

 

 

 

 

 

 
ELECTIVES


Suggested Electives: Three Credits Needed
 


 

 

 

MGTDEV-191

Supervision *

     

 

 

 


HRMGT-198

Business Ethics


 

 

 

 

MKTG-168

Pricing Strategies ‡


 

      QETECH-142 Six Sigma Green Belt Project
   


TOTAL CREDITS: 69

‡ Prerequisite required.

* Counts toward Transportation-Logistics diploma.

^ Counts toward Supply Management diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

For course descriptions, times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

Page updated April 2014.