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Overview

Summary

Logistics management is a business management program that prepares graduates for employment in the areas of total supply chain management, including inventory control, materials management, and transportation. The field of logistics management includes occupations such as supervisors and/or managers of transportation, warehousing, and materials management.

In addition, skilled-labor in logistics-related areas such as materials handling, equipment operators, and administration support, play an equally vital role. Logistics is now widely recognized as a critical driver of operational excellence, cost reduction, and customer service to an organization’s bottom line.

Three major functional areas of logistics are warehousing, transportation and materials management. Advances in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Logistics Management Systems (LMS) technology have enabled logistics managers in each of these functional areas to gather, analyze and process data, resulting in automation and enhanced productivity. The demand for trained logistics professionals is growing nationally, resulting in career opportunities in high-growth industries and is projected to add substantial numbers of new jobs in Texas.

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Contact

Please contact Ellen Junious at Ellen.D.Junious@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.3511 for more information.

First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
LMGT 1321 Introduction to Materials Handling 3
LMGT 1425 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management 4
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
LMGT 1345 Economics of Transportation & Distribution 3
GEOG 1303 World Geography 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Third Semester Courses 6 Credits
ITSC 1301-or-BCIS 1305 Introduction to Computers -or-Business Computer Applications 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 13 Credits
LMGT 1323 Domestic and International Transportation Management 3
LMGT 1393 Special Topics: Logistics & Materials Management 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
LMGT 2434 Principles of Traffic Management 4
Second Semester Courses 13 Credits
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
Elective Humanities/Fine Arts Elective1 3
Elective Any 1 credit hour physical activity course 1
BMGT 2382 Co-op: Business Administration I2 3
Logistics Management AAS Degree Program Total 60 Credits

Footnotes

  1. Choose from the AAS core
  2. Capstone course

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Career Options

Median wage: $86,2411

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Global Logistics Manager2
  • Supply Chain Logistics Manager2
  • Production Planner2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $792 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.