Logistics Management Specialization

The specialization in Logistics Management will supplement Bachelor of Arts programs by providing a background in logistics and analytics and giving insight into how they can be used to enhance a company’s performance and bottom line. This specialization will provide you with a greater understanding of how a company’s transportation system works, including the distribution of products, services, and materials. When taken as part of a business degree, the specialization in Logistics Management will help prepare you to pursue a variety of careers. Learn more about how the Logistics Management Specialization can help further your education. Your specialization may require prerequisite course work. Please talk to your advisor for more information.

Logistics Management Specialization for Undergraduate Degrees

Coordinate your career for success by adding a specialization in Logistics Management to your undergraduate degree with these four (4), three (3) credit courses listed below. You will learn how to distribute products, services, and material while preparing for a career managing transportation, warehouses, and supply chains.

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Degrees Offering the Logistics Management Specialization

Undergraduate Logistics Management Specialization Courses

MGT 323 Principles of Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

This course introduces supply chain management, and the related costs. It provides a systematic overview and analysis of the elements of supply chain functions in widely varying types of industries and agencies, including handling, warehousing, inventory control, and financial controls. Prerequisite: MGT 330.

MGT 325 Introduction to Transportation Management

3 Credits

This course focuses on intermodal transportation as part of supply chain management. The course addresses the development of the global transportation system, transportation regulation, the modes of transportation and how they interface, shipper issues, intermodal transportation management, and the future in transportation. Prerequisite: MGT 330.

MGT 370 International Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

Topics covered in this course include the government’s role in global logistics, the global logistics environment, ocean and air transportation, transportation to Canada, Mexico, and the European continent including intermediaries, documentation, insurance, exporting, and importing. Current trends in globalization will also be explored and evaluated. The role of logistics and transportation organizations in the global supply chain process will be discussed.

MGT 401 Hazardous Materials Management

3 Credits

This course addresses the significant issues associated with handling hazardous materials in a logistical system. The course also provides a firm foundation on basic hazardous materials management principles.Topics include definitions of hazardous materials, regulatory overview, technology to treat different hazardous materials, and tracking and manifest rules. Prerequisite: MGT 330.