Degree Plans

Supply Chain & Operations Management, AAS

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Division / Department: Business Programs / Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Degree Code: SCOPMGMT.AAS
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The Supply Chain & Operations Management program prepares graduates to perform in a supervisory role in manufacturing or service industries.

Graduates of this two-year program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.

The curriculum focuses on improving quality in organizations of all types by using the Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma approaches.

This includes measuring improvements using higher-level mathematics and statistics.

Courses within the program address a number of core competencies including production, quality assurance, inventory management, supply chain and logistics, safety, purchasing, and scheduling.

The program culminates with a Six Sigma internship reviewed by a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

This allows students to receive hands-on, real-world experience while contributing knowledge gained from their academic pursuits directly back to their employer.

Marketable Skills

1. Operations management skills: Learn to apply operations planning, manufacturing resource planning, lean manufacturing, and supply chain concepts within the global business environment.

2. Logistics and purchasing skills: Learn to apply logistics and purchasing concepts to improve supply chain operations, reduce costs, and ensure continuity of operations.

3. Six Sigma skills: Learn to use quantitative and qualitative methods to build, sustain, and improve processes to achieve organizational excellence.

4. Safety skills: Learn to apply industrial best practices and OSHA standards to mitigate hazards in the workplace through safety program management.

5. Leadership skills: Learn to lead others through the application of positive attitudes, goal-setting, motivational strategy, and humility.

6. Teambuilding skills: Learn to create, participate in, manage, and find success using functional and cross-functional work teams.

7. Computer skills: Learn to use word processing, spreadsheet, data analysis, presentation, and database computer software to conduct business operations.

8. Communication skills: Learn the ability to effectively develop, interpret, and express ideas through written, oral, and visual communication approaches.

9. Critical thinking skills: Learn to analyze operations of a business, diagnose, propose, and implement solutions to business problems through research, synthesis, and application of information.

10. Ethics skills: Learn ways to evaluate situations and make ethical decisions that are socially responsible.

Semester I

BMGT 2309 Leadership 3 hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3 hours
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3 hours
BMGT 1331 Production and Operations Management 3 hours
12 hours

Semester II

ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3 hours
QCTC 1301 Total Quality Management 3 hours
QCTC 1391 ST:Quality Control Tech: Lean Six Sigma 3 hours
QCTC 1343 Quality Assurance 3 hours
12 hours

Summer Semester

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3 hours
BMGT 1344 Negotiations and Conflict Management 3 hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking or
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication or
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication
3 hours
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics or
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics
3 hours
12 hours

Semester III

BMGT 1313 Principles of Purchasing 3 hours
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3 hours
IBUS 1341 Global Supply Chain Management 3 hours
LMGT 2388 Internship - Logistics & Material Management 1, 2
LMGT 2388, Internship is a CAPSTONE course that brings together skills and knowledge learned in other classes and applies them in decision making situations and completing job tasks. Check for prerequisites.
Must meet guidelines for Internships as outlined in the General Catalog.
3 hours
12 hours

Semester IV

HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3 hours
BMGT 1307 Team Building 3 hours
OSHT 2309 Safety Program Management 3 hours
BMGT 2310 Financial Management 3 hours
12 hours
Total hours:60 hours