SCM Program Courses

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Financial Accounting

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ACC 142

Course Description: This course emphasizes fundamental bookkeeping procedures, including the handling of typical business and corporate transactions, adjusting, closing and reversing entries, the use of controlling accounts, and subsidiary ledgers, and the voucher system, preparation of financial statements, and financial statement analysis. Computers are used.

Introduction to Business

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: BUS 102

Course Description: This survey course explores the various fields within the world of business, how they differ and how they are interrelated. Topics include business in a global environment, starting and growing your business, management, marketing management, managing technology, and managing financial resources. Students who are interested in a career in business or want to further their knowledge of the business world would benefit from this course.

Business Law I

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: BUS 185

Course Description: An introduction to the principles of law as they relate to business. The course content includes an introduction to contract law, criminal law, tort law, constitutional law, court systems, anti-trust law, agency law, employment law, and labor law. Students may receive credit through CLEP examination.

Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: CSC 110

Course Description: This is an introductory course in computer literacy and software applications. The literacy components of the course include history of computing, computer systems, communications, networks, and computers in society. The applications training will include word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation software. No prior computer experience necessary.

Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ECN 120

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the general field of economics, description and analysis of the American economic system, national income accounting, modern employment theory, fiscal policy, monetary policy, and economic growth.

Principles of Microeconomics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ECN 130

Course Description: This course examines the economics of the firm and resource allocation, current domestic economic problems, international economics, and comparative economic systems including the underdeveloped countries.

Composition I

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ENG 105

Course Description: This course focuses on the process of writing expressive and informative prose, in incorporating oral, visual and electronic modes. It introduces research skills and critical thinking skills.

Math for Liberal Arts

Credit Hours: 4

Course Number: MAT 111

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce a student in non-math related majors to some of the basic uses of mathematics in society today including uses of algorithms for problem solving. Topics covered include principles of counting, sets, probability and statistics, geometry, logic, math of finance, and number theory. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Math/Science area.

Principles of Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 101

Course Description: Functions of management and describes the role of the manager. Major concepts in organization are developed along with an understanding of the decision-making process and consideration of the human factor in management. Students may receive credit through a CLEP examination.

Introduction to Business Logistics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 260

Course Description: Introduction to business logistics with a focus on logistics systems, intra/inter firm relations, customer service, material management, inventory, information systems, and organization of the logistics function.

Principles of Transportation Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 261

Course Description: A study of the transportation industry, including transportation history, regulation/deregulation, transportation modes, specialty carriers, pricing, and strategies.

Principles of Purchasing Logistics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 262

Course Description: Introduction to purchasing or supply management function including the history, global supply, strategy & concepts, information technology, quality and quantity, sourcing and supplier selection, performance metrics, pricing, and overall negotiations process & strategies.

Principles of Distribution & Warehouse Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 263

Course Description: This course will discuss warehouse site selection, warehouse layout and design, safety issues & the overall warehouse operations. Warehouse projects will illustrate students understanding of warehouse issues, selection factors, along with overall warehouse operations.

Demand Planning & Inventory Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 264

Course Description: The course introduces a student to the key aspects of demand planning and inventory management including supply chain management/performance, distribution networks, forecasting, inventory management, material requirement planning, distribution resource planning, aggregate planning, and the application of information technology to demand planning.

International Transportation & Logistics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 265

Course Description: Discuss organized movement of goods and services across national borders and different “world” countries. The course discusses differences in cultural and business standards, global infrastructure & transportation systems, government roles in international transportation, various modes of transportation international documentation, role of logistics in international supply chain management.

Operations Production Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 270

Course Description: The course discusses the science and art of ensuring goods and services are created and delivered to the customer at the most efficient and effective cost while incorporating valued added activities, total-cost analysis, customer service, quality, profitability and multiple other factors into the practices and procedures. Course provides a solid understanding of people, processes, technology and the creation of value into today’s supply chain’s goods and services.

Capstone

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 280

Course Description: This course will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge that they have gained in their program in a comprehensive way to business logistics and transportation management case studies. This course is recommended to be the last course taken.  At least five courses with the MGT prefix are required prior to enrolling in the capstone course.

Introduction to Ethical Conflict

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: PHI 145

Course Description: This course explores contemporary ethical conflicts as a way to develop students critical thinking skills. Students will examine various moral theories and their application to ethical problem solving by the use of case studies. Students will determine principles upon which to base their decision making. Areas for discussion may include personal decision making, job and workplace ethics, the social aspects of medicine, and the morals of politics and war.

The Online Experience

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SDV 118

Course Description: This course will provide online students the understanding and expectations of learning in an online environment. Students will learn skills such as time management and study habits. They will also learn about academic integrity and how to become a successful online student.

Psychology of Human Relations

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: PSY 112

Course Description: The basic psychological principles of human behavior and the operation of these principles in helping students to understand themselves and their relationships with others socially, in the family and the world of work are examined in this course.

Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SOC 110

Course Description: This course is a concise study of human behavior from the perspective of sociologists. It will examine the ways in which social interaction, social processes, and social institutions comprise our sociological imagination. The course will also explore the ways that personality, status, role, class, gender, age, race, and ethnicity affect human interaction and institutions.

Public Speaking

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SPC 112

Course Description: This course is designed to develop the basic skills of speech communication by studying the process from invention through delivery. Emphasis is placed on the preparation and delivery of presentations.

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