Bachelor’s Degree

Supply Chain Management & Logistics

An affordable bachelor’s degree program to prepare for employment in logistics, warehousing, procurement, materials management, distribution, and other related fields.

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Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management & Logistics

The BAS in Supply Chain Management and Logistics degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in supply chain management, logistics, and related fields. The curriculum includes courses that will provide a solid understanding of supply chain management and logistics for today’s global business and industry environment. The program is designed to aid and develop the potential of GMC graduates to be successful in the field of supply chain management and logistics. Students with an AAS in a business, CIS, supply chain, or logistics-related degree may continue directly into this BAS program.

Estimated Annual Cost: $8,280

Cost estimate based on enrollment in 45 annual quarter hours with current Tuition and Fees. Cost includes fees for textbooks and materials.

 

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Career Paths

Supply Chain Manager
A Supply Chain Manager is a professional who is in charge of every stage of an organization's supply chain, from purchasing raw materials to production.
Project Manager
Managing the production of the required deliverables, planning and monitoring the project, preparing and maintaining project, stage and exception plans as required.
Distribution Manager
Distribution management professionals organize and coordinate the supply, storage, and distribution of a company's goods or products,

What You Will Learn

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Fundamental supply chain management and logistics skills in inventory management, materials management, warehouse management, transportation, distribution, and purchasing needed for today’s global work environment.

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Incorporation of supply chain management and logistics performance goals to support the strategic initiatives and financial objectives involved within business operations.

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Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills to develop and manage business problems encountered within the global supply chain and logistics environment.

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Why pay more for the same degree?

Thanks to our Transfer Agreements, GMC Online students can take their college credits with them to dozens of other colleges and universities. Why pay more for core curriculum when you take the same accredited courses at GMC Online for less, and then transfer to the four-year college of your choice? Here’s a cost comparison:

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Concentration Courses

BSM 310 Managerial Accounting I 5qh

This course addresses the use of accounting information by non-financial managers. Emphasis is placed on the interpretation of accounting information and the language of financial accounting to participate effectively in business activities such as planning, investment, control, and managerial decision.

BSM 340 Operations Management I 5qh

This course describes the scope of operations management and how it pertains to the whole organization. Qualitative principles and techniques to effective planning and utilization of resources in the operations of manufacturing, research and services are emphasized. Topics include operations strategy, change management, product design, process selection, and planning and controlling the supply chain.

BSM 345 Purchasing and Global Sourcing I 5qh

This course examines the role and activities of strategic sourcing and operational purchasing. It addresses purchasing operations and structures, strategic sourcing processes and the critical supply chain elements of managing supply chain inventory, information systems, and supplier performance. It will cover inventory control, purchase orders, the importance of documentation, plus purchasing procedures.

BSM 400 Management Information Systems I 5qh

This course covers essential business aspects of information systems such as networks, databases, the internet, management reporting, and information ethics. Students will examine the use of management information systems, which will include fundamentals of computer-based technology and the use of business-based software for support of managerial decisions.

BSM 410 Financial Management I 5qh

This is an introductory course in financial analysis and decision-making from a management perspective. Topics include financial statement analysis, financial planning, time, value of money with analysis and computation tools, cash flow analysis, risk and rates of return, asset valuation, capital budgeting, and miscellaneous financial decision- making tools and methods.

BSM 420 Quality Management Systems I 5qh

This course will examine the continuous quality management and improvement philosophy. Topics will include quality assessment, lean manufacturing, six-sigma, quality processes, techniques for charting attribute and variable data, statistical process control, and total quality management.

BSM 430 Principles of Supply Chain Management I 5qh

This course provides a general knowledge of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and the associated functions necessary for efficient, cost-effective delivery of goods and services to customers. Technology, tools, and practices of modern integrated materials management and logistics are examined. Topics include, master scheduling, materials requirements planning, scheduling, enterprise resource planning, purchasing, distribution requirements planning, just-in-time, and inventory management.

BSM 435 Principles of Logistics Management I 5qh

This course is an analysis of the logistics function as a total system including inventory, transportation, order processing, warehousing, material handling, location of facilities, customer service, and packaging. Trade-offs and the interaction of various system components are explored.

BSM 437 Warehouse and Distribution Management I 5qh

This course will examine the various concepts and theories involved in the effective management of an organization’s warehousing and distribution systems. Topics will include warehouse layout and design, storage and handling techniques, distribution strategies, distribution requirements planning (DRP), distribution ERP systems (WMS), performance metrics, customer service considerations, and safety concerns across various types of distribution facilities.

BSM 440 International Business I 5qh

This course is designed as an overview of the principle aspects of conducting international business. Domestic and international business political and legal environments are studied. Topics include, international trade theory, foreign exchange, export and import strategies, negotiations and diplomacy, and human resource management in the global marketplace.

BSM 470 Project Management I 5qh

This course is a general introductory class in project management designed to give students an exposure in general project management concepts. This course is meant to provide students with a framework on which to build project management knowledge. Concepts will include Gantt charts, PERT charts, Critical Path and Critical Chain methods, and understanding how to develop a project budget.

BSM 480 Strategic Management I 5qh

This course covers the strategic planning process from identifying and engaging internal and external stakeholders to the development of a mission statement and identification of goals, objectives, and activities. Topics include, environmental analysis, organizational direction, strategy formulation and implementation, and strategic management theory.

BSM 497 Capstone: Supply Chain Management & Logistics Project I 5qh

This course serves as the capstone for the Supply Chain Management and Logistics major. The course will provide an opportunity for students to apply academic concepts learned in the program core courses to real- world cases. Students will identify the business problem(s) within a case study and provide valid solutions centered around supply chain management concepts. Students will be required to write a formal written report and presentation that provides their solutions. Case study oriented. This course should be taken in the final quarter.

Hiring Partners

GMC is fortunate to have partnerships with a wide range of businesses who hire our graduates. Here are a few of our partners:

Frequently Asked Questions

About This Program


The BAS in Supply Chain Management and Logistics degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in supply chain management, logistics, and related fields. Students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree will have the opportunity to continue their education and prepare for advancement opportunities within their business field of study. The curriculum includes courses that will provide a solid understanding of supply chain management and logistics for today’s global business and industry environment. The program is designed to aid and develop the potential of GMC graduates to be successful in the field of supply chain management and logistics. Students enrolling in this degree program must have a business, CIS, supply chain, or logistics related AAS degree.

Degree Program Coordinator


Dr. Russell Spears, rspears@gmc.edu

Program Benefits


The BAS in Supply Chain Management and Logistics provides students the practical knowledge necessary to seek employment in logistics, warehousing, procurement, materials management, distribution, and other supply chain management related fields. Graduates will be prepared to seek career opportunities in entry level and middle-management positions relating to supply chain management and logistics.

Cost for the Degree


Average Annual Cost for this Degree:
$8,280

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