Curriculum and Outcomes

Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation and Logistics Management

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

90-120 Credits

Program Mission: The Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation and Logistics Management prepare students to work as managers within companies that provide transportation or logistics services, warehousing, fleet maintenance, vehicle procurement or upgrades, transportation and logistics analyses, or sales and account management of logistics services. Graduates may also work as managers of individual proprietorships or small companies involved in transportation vehicle and equipment sales, service, or ancillary industries such as component manufacturing, or inventory control.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation and Logistics Management graduates will:

  • be prepared for a range of management positions in the transportation and logistics management industries
  • master the tools, techniques, and technologies associated with the management of goods movement, inventory maintenance, fleet management, commercial vehicle procurement and disposal, and/or production management
  • identify important business processes, economic factors, and considerations in operating or managing a business or team/section within a business
  • communicate a broad range of technical knowledge of transportation and logistics management
  • understand and apply the business processes, economic factors, and personnel considerations to operate or manage a business, or team/section within a commercial entity
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

PROGRAM PREREQUSITES:

Completion of requirements for an earned Applied Associate Degree, AAS-T, Direct Transfer Associate Degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in an appropriate transportation, business administration, management or operations-related program or its equivalent with an overall minimum 2.0 GPA in all coursework.

Admission to the program may occur when any 15 credits of the following can be documented: 5 college-level credits in each: English Composition, Quantitative Reasoning, Social Science, and Humanities. 10 credits must have been earned in Natural Sciences, with 5 of those in a lab science course, all with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course.

This program includes a "Bridge" quarter, such that remaining pre-requisites defined above may be taken post program admittance, but prior to admittance to the junior year of the program. The bridge may consist of 0-30 credits.

Note: if BUS&201, ENGL&235 and/or MATH 246 were taken previously, they should not be re-taken. Alternative courses, with advisor permission, may be substituted to maintain the graduation requirement of 90 credits minimum for the upper division.

Academic Bridge - 0-30 Credits

  • Communications - ENGL& 101 or equivalent) - 5 credits
  • Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning - any college-level math class with Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite - 5 credits
  • Humanities - 5 credits
  • Social Sciences - 5 credits
  • Natural Sciences - ENVS& 101 and CHEM& 121 recommended - 10 credits


Admission Dates: fall

TOTAL

LEC

LAB

CL

CR

Term 1 - Winter

 

 

 

 

 

TLM

301

Introduction to Transportation and Logistics Management

50

50

5

BUS&

201

Business Law

50

50

5

ENGL&

235

Technical Writing

50

50

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 2 - Spring

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

246

Business Statistics

50

50

5

ECON

310

Business Economics

50

50

5

BUS

301

Managerial Accounting

50

50

5

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Term 3 - Summer

 

 

 

 

 

TLM

304

Domestic and International Freight Management

50

50

5

TLM

398

1st Year Project

30

10

20

 

2

PHIL

305

Professional Ethics

50

50

 

 

5

PSYC

324

Psychology of Organizations

50

50

 

 

5

Term 4 - Fall

TLM

306

Quality and Operations Management

50

50

5

TLM

415

Supply Chain Management

50

50

5

TLM

404

Warranty Administration

50

50

5

 

 

-or-

 

 

 

 

 

TLM

414

Warehousing and Distribution Center Management 

50

50

 

 

5

Term 5 - Winter

TLM

435

Shipping and International Logistics

50

50

5

TLM

305

Legal Concepts for Transportation/Logistics Management

50

50

5

TLM

422

Finance, Vehicle Fleet Risk, and Asset Management

50

50

5

 

 

-or-

 

 

 

 

 

TLM

416

Applied Supply Chain Technology

50

50

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 6 - Spring

 

 

 

 

 

TLM

430

Transportation Economics

50

50

 

 

5

TLM

302

Airline, Airport, and Seaport Management

50

50

 

 

5

TLM

444

Capstone Project/Strategic Management

50

10

40

3

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

TOTAL

 

930

 

 

 

90-120

(excluding bridge)