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Logistics Management AAS DegreeASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

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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
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
LMGT 1345 Economics of Transportation & Distribution 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional 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
First Semester Courses 13 Credits
LMGT 1393 Special Topics: Logistics & Materials Management 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
LMGT 2434 Principles of Traffic Management 4
LMGT 1323 Domestic and International Transportation Management 3
Second Semester Courses 13 Credits
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
Elective Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, & Culture1 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

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Program Details

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 organizationís bottom line.

Three major functional areas of logistics are

  1. warehousing,
  2. transportation and
  3. 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.

The AAS degree in Logistics Management is a four-semester program consisting of courses from the core academic area, business management, and logistics management. The LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris Logistics Management AAS degree has incorporated Texas Skill Standards into the curriculum and received the Texas Workforce Investment Council recognition. The Texas Skills Standards enhance the logistics management curriculum and give students more marketable skills needed for the industry.  LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris offer the First Line Logistics Leader certificate as a one-semester program of five courses.

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