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Supply Chain and Logistics Management Degree - Bachelor of Science
This accelerated degree program in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed to provide a foundation of professional skills needed to become a successful global business manager. This degree program is designed to provide a foundation in supply chain and logistics management from both a U.S. perspective and a global perspective. The analytical and problem solving skills necessary for solving a variety of supply chain and logistical problems will be presented. Topics include inventory management, transportation, procurement, and warehousing. Leading-edge supply chain strategies including global logistics management and RFID are also explored. A foundation in basic business concepts, business communication, problem solving and decision making is also provided.
The Supply Chain and Logistics Management program contains four core courses and four courses which concentrate heavily in the field of study.
The first two courses of the core (Business Capitalism Core) provide skill development in the areas of advanced business communication, team building, social networking tools and developing applied business decision making skills including computer-based and data analysis skills.
The last two courses of the core (Management Capitalism Core) focus upon business principles and areas common to all-cohort based business programs including accounting, the legal and regulatory environment of business, finance, human resources, ethics and marketing. Developing strong competency in courses three and four set the stage for specific and intensive study in the students' major area.
Prerequisites for the College of Business' Supply Chain and Logistics Management Accelerated Cohort Bachelor's Degree Completion Program
Bellevue University's College of Business offers Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs for working adult students, those with past employment history or those with significant volunteer experience who have completed an associate's degree or a minimum of 60 semester hours of transferable credit from regionally accredited institutions of higher education.
The accelerated nature of the degree presumes that students have organizational life experiences that can be applied to their studies. This allows for application-based instructor to student interaction and a student's contribution to peer-to-peer learning.
Prior to beginning the cohort-based major, you need to:
- Possess an associate's degree, or 60 semester hours completed with a grade of "C-" or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning. Please submit official transcripts
- Be currently employed, have a past employment history or have significant volunteer experience (such as serving on a not-for-profit Board of Directors or serving as an officer of a volunteer organization for a period of years) where the academic content of the major can be applied; and
- Submit an Application for Admission, completed, signed, and accompanied by the $50 processing fee
Major Requirements (36 credit hours)
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RCBC 310 Foundations of Business Communication
This course focuses on the practical application of business communication. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different types of writing required in the modern business environment including an introduction to professional presentations.
RCBC 320 Decision Making in a Business Environment
This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions. Emphasis is placed on the role of the pillars of capitalism as the underlying assumptions for making economic decisions in the U.S. Emphasis will also be placed on developing critical thinking skills.
RCBC 330 Foundations of Fiscal Management
This course focuses on the practical application of accounting concepts and processes and financial data analysis. The importance of the management of business information systems will also be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how these basic concepts are used in today’s global business environment.
RCBC 340 Global Business Management
This course is an overview of global management theory and practices. Management strategies for operations and marketing in a global economy are examined. Economic theory is also examined as it relates to these strategies. Also included are team work and communication skills.
SCLM 410 Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics
This course provides an examination of supply chain and logistics management concepts from both U.S. and global perspectives. Key logistics and supply chain activities are explored with an emphasis on the opportunities that can be realized through effective and innovative supply chain and logistics management. The pros and cons of global sourcing are also explored as a foundation for understanding the supply chain management and logistics strategies. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management accelerated degree completion program and successful completion of RCBC 310, RCBC 320, RCBC 330, and RCBC 340
SCLM 420 Global Logistics and Transportation
This course addresses a variety of issues involved in the logistics and transportation components of the global supply chain. Topics also covered include an examination of how government and legal actions and security issues affect the transportation and logistics operations and the associated economics. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management accelerated degree completion program and successful completion of RCBC 310, RCBC 320, RCBC 330, and RCBC 340
SCLM 430 Business Logistics Systems Analysis
This course explores a variety of analytical techniques and information technology to supply chain and logistics management operations. The course will provide opportunities to analyze and apply the appropriate techniques to solve supply chain management and logistics questions. A variety of concepts such as inventory management, productivity, quality, capacity management, forecasting and information technology methods are examined. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management accelerated degree completion program and successful completion of RCBC 310, RCBC 320, RCBC 330, and RCBC 340
SCLM 440 Supply Chain Management Financial, Economics, Capital, Cash and Legal Considerations
This course provides an understanding of the interdependencies between the supply chain and the economic, financial, cash and capital performance of the firm. Economic and pricing aspects of various transportation modes are also examined. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Management accelerated degree completion program and successful completion of RCBC 310, RCBC 320, RCBC 330, RCBC 340, SCLM 410, 420, and 430
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