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Associate in Science in Supply Chain Management

Division of Business – Curriculum Code: 2017

Will Earn Upon Program Completion: Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree

 

Why major in A.S. in Supply Chain Management?

This program is to prepare individuals to pursue careers in Supply Chain Management. Students will acquire knowledge that will enable them to work as logistics managers, supply chain consultants, transportation and warehouse operators, sales agents, forecasters, distributors, lean production personnel, customer service representatives, and planning managers. They will gain sufficient knowledge of the business world to enable them to function effectively within large and small corporations, in non-profit organizations and government agencies. Students will be prepared adequately to enable them pursue higher levels of study in the 4-year institutions in the area of Supply Chain Management or related fields.

If I major in A.S. in Supply Chain Management, can I transfer to an upper-division college or university?

Certainly! The major is designed for transfer to a baccalaureate program. Many colleges and universities will apply most or all the courses you have taken toward a bachelor’s degree.

Are there any requirements I must satisfy before I start taking courses in my major?

Based on your placement test scores, you may have to take developmental courses in reading, English, and/or mathematics before taking the core curriculum courses in this major.

How long will it take for me to complete this degree?

If you do not need developmental course work and you register for an average of 16 credits each semester, you can complete the degree in two years. You may shorten the amount of time by taking courses in the summer and winter sessions.

Where should I direct specific questions about this program?

Visit the Business Division in the Green Area of the Main Campus or Call us at (973) 877-3222 or 3217.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
  • Develop knowledge and understanding in relation to the fundamental concepts and components of Supply Chain Management and the role of each in the business environment;
  • Develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the areas of warehousing, inventory management, distribution, and transportation and discuss how an integration of each aspect helps in decision making;
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of demand planning, order fulfillment and consumer satisfaction;
  • Show understanding of how to apply various strategies in the supply chain management arena as it relates to procurement and risk management;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of manufacturing operations (planning, process, and control) as it relates to general logistics; and
  • Communicate effectively with accurate ‘business and logistics’ terms in written and/or oral form, with a demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

(32 – 33 credits)

Written & Oral Communications (6 credits)

ENG 101 and ENG 102 (two 3-credit courses)

Quantitative Knowledge & Skills (7 – 8 credits)

Choose two (2) Mathematics (100 or higher): MTH 100 College Math or MTH 101 Statistics & Probability or MTH 127 Basic Calculus (4 credits each)

Technological Competency (3 credits)

CIS 131 Micro Computers in Business or CIS 135 Micro Computer Spreadsheets (3 credits)

Society & Human Behavior (9 credits)

ECO 101 Principles of Economics I (3 credits)
ECO 102 Principles of Economics II (3 credits)

Choose one (1) from the SOC or PSY courses: PSY 101 or PSY 102 or PSY 219 or SOC 101 or SOC 108 or SOC 219 (3 credits each)

Humanistic Perspective (3 credits)

Choose any English 200 or higher: ENG 205 or higher (3 credits)

Historical Perspective (3 credits)

HST World Cultures

MAJOR COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

(15 credits)

SCM 101 Introduction to Supply Chain Operations (3 credits)
SCM 201 Principles of Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
SCM 219 Transportation and Warehousing (3 credits)

Select ANY TWO of the following:
SCM 229 Demand Planning and Fulfillment (3 credits)
SCM 239 Procurement and Risk Management (3 credits)
SCM 249 Manufacturing and Operations Planning (3 credits)

ADDITIONAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

(17 credits)

ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I – Financial
ACC 102 Principles of Accounting II – Managerial
BUS 101 Business Organization  & Management
BUS 211 Business Marketing
BUS 251 Business Law

Total Credits Required for Degree: 64

 

RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES:

 

First Semester
ENG 101 College Composition I (3 credits)
MTH 100 College(4 credits)
ECO 101 Principles of Economics I (Macro) (3 credits)
BUS 101 Business Organization & Management (3 credits)
PSY 101, 102, 219/ SOC 101, 108, 219 Psychology or Sociology (3 credits)

Second Semester
MTH 101 or 127 Statistics or Basic Calculus (4 credits)
ENG 102 College Composition II (3 credits)
BUS 211 Principles of Marketing
SCM 101 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
ECO 102 Principles of Economics II (Micro) (3 credits)

Third Semester
HST (Any)  History (World Cultures) (3 credits)
SCM 201 Principles of Supply Chain -Management (3 credits)
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I – Financial (4 credits)
ENG 200 Levels English Literature (ENG 200 or higher) (3 credits)
SCM 219 Transportation and Warehousing (3 credits)

Fourth Semester

ACC 102 Principles of Accounting II – Managerial (4 credits)
CIS 131 Micro Computers or CIS 135 Spreadsheets
BUS 251 Business Law (3 credits)

*Select ANY TWO of the following courses:
SCM 229 Demand Planning and Fulfillment (3 credits)
SCM 239 Procurement and Risk Management (3 credits)
SCM 249 Manufacturing and Operations Planning (3 credits)

 

NOTES:
(1) This plan assumes the completion of all required developmental courses in reading, writing, and mathematics as well as other pre- and co-requisites for some of the courses, as listed in the Course Descriptions section.

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