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.
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.
This course introduces the professional practice of supply management and its application to business. Students examine procurement, total cost of ownership, sustainability, and strategic partnerships in a global economy with different market structures. Students also evaluate negotiating and contracting to achieve organizational strategic objectives. Finally, students explore supply management careers.
MGT 323 Principles of Supply Chain Management
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 370 International Supply Chain Management
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 400 Logistics Management
This course is an overview of logistics management in the modern business environment. It examines financial and economic aspects of logistics and highlights the value created by logistics activities. Students will evaluate transportation and warehousing management strategies. The course takes a practical approach to logistics and applies innovative logistics principles to business situations. The course examines contemporary topics, including the role of inventory, that support the organization’s strategic goals. Prerequisite: MGT 300.