Total credit hours: 66
The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.
Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in economics and finance, transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations, federal transportation and safety regulations are emphasized.
Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of supply chain and logistics positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level distribution, planning, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, trucking operations, international freight, and logistics.
Division Chair: Jennifer Sink
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the economic, environmental, and sociological impact in the transportation of supplies and materials domestically and globally.
- Apply contemporary warehousing and distribution practices to monitor and evaluate the flow of products and information through an organization’s supply chain.
- Identify and procure proper supplies or materials in the proper time frame using a globally diverse base of suppliers and customers.
- Understand the use of technology to operate and manage global logistics operations.
Students must demonstrate English and mathematics “college readiness” levels, via college-level English/math courses or by completion of or waiver credit for specified “transition” or co-requisite courses.
In addition to Davidson-Davie requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program. Supply Chain Management Technical Standards (PDF opens in new window)
Decision to accept transfer courses must be approved by the division chair.
Students who complete this program may have opportunities to continue their education through the following 4-year institutions:
- North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Full-time and part-time schedules are available.
See below for an example of a full time pathway.