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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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0737

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Program General Requirements

18 CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.​             
             

Social/Behavioral Science course                                                                                                      3        

General Education Mathematics course                                                                                             3  

Economics
ECON 201
Principles Of Economics I 3
Covers macro or income analysis; includes money, income determination, public finance, and economic development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Psychology
PSYCH 201
General Psychology 3
Historical survey of psychology and a study of the sensory and perceptual processes: learning, thinking, remembering, emotional behavior, motivation, mechanism of adjustment, and the total personality. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Speech
SPEECH 101-1
Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Program Core Requirements

33 CH
Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Intro to Microcomputers 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and personal use; includes hands-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the consent of Departments Chairperson. ARC: 3 times.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Supply Chain Mgmt & Logistics
SCML 150
Intro To Transportation Administration 3
This course covers transportation practices and strategies for the 21st century Provides an overview of basic principles and processes for transportation related functions in both the public and private sectors; covers state and federal regulations; provides a historical look at transportation in the U.S. and the impact it has on the economy; characteristics of different modules of transportation will be discussed. The role and importance of transportation in the economy and its relationship to the supply chain will be covered in detail. Transportation modes - trucks, rail, air, and water - will be examined for both domestic and global transportation. Review support functions for transportation management. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 152
Intro To Business Logistics 3
An introduction to the interrelated activities involved with the inbound, in process and outbound movement and storage of goods as well as the related information from the manufacturer to the consumer. There will be a special emphasis placed on how the functional areas of logistics such as customer service, transportation, inventory control, warehousing and packaging impact supply channel decision-making. Introduction and analysis of the logistics concept to include a brief history of logistics, the management of transportation, inventory, packaging, warehousing, materials handling, order processing, facility location and customer service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. .
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 154
Customer Service Operations 3
An introduction to customer service operations and to the key elements of customer service that are necessary to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. Key elements include: the customer order process, reverse logistics, characteristics of good customer service, customer relationship management (CRM), customer life cycle (CLC), service performance metrics, supplier management inventory, order management, delivery and tracking and approaches to addressing challenging customer situations that inhibit satisfaction. Covers the fundamentals of finish goods movements from the point of production to the receipt by the customer; includes transportation, warehousing, inventory deployment and physical distribution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 155
Warehouse Management 3
Overview of warehouse equipment, procedures, facility layout, the role of the warehouse and logistic and business. This course will enable students to understand the various functions involved in the operation of a warehouse. Key elements include: the role of warehousing in the supply chain, storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and safety concerns across various types of distribution facilities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 158
Purchasing 3
An introduction to purchasing roles and functions. Functions include: strategic sourcing, purchasing operations, supply chain management, project management, credit, receiving, delivery tracking, supplier selection and administration, qualification of new suppliers, preparing purchase orders, negotiating price and delivery, strategic customer/vendor relationships, and resolution of problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 159
Inventory Management 3
Fundamental principles of inventory control; inventory classifications – raw materials, work-in-process, finished goods and maintenance, repair and operations inventory. Using Pareto analysis (80/20 rule) and ABC classifications; importance of inventory record accuracy; inventory turnover and other inventory measurements; principles of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II); inventory control systems; internal and external lead time and cumulative lead time; excess and obsolete inventory; role of inventory control in the logistics process and organization; physical inventories and cycle counting; and scheduling techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 160
Operations Management 3
This course provides management and analytical concepts/tools for the management of operations and the decision-making process within the scope of the supply chain. Recently, operations strategy has provided companies with a competitive advantage in supply chains and transportation. Decision-making regarding operational issues is one of the most common tasks within organizations. This course will enable the student to perform the quantitative analysis necessary and understand the management issues in order to make good operational decisions within the supply chain. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 180
E-Commerce/E-Procurement 3
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the role of electronic commerce (e-commerce), electronic procurement (e-procurement), and their impact on supply chain management decision-making. This course is designed to provide the student with a historical perspective of the evolution of e-commerce, e-procurement and how they have affected the supply chain. Topics include a history of e-commerce, business to business (B2B) models, business to consumer (B2C) models, consumer to consumer (C2C) models as well as the role of Internet technologies in e-commerce. How the Internet has changed warehousing and transportation strategies and the way we conduct business in the supply chain. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 181
Demand Planning & Forecasting 3
Provides an introduction to customer demand forecasting, planning and studies the critical concept of closely balancing supply and demand using both quantitative and qualitative forecasting techniques. Topics covered include sales and operations planning (S&OP), market and business intelligence, demand shaping, trends, cycles, mitigating risk, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) processes, independent and dependent demand. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
SCML 182
Global Logistics 3
Provides a study of the supply chain management and logistics function related to the global environment including import/export, customs clearance, international legal considerations, global sourcing, financing, import duties and letters of credit. This course is designed to survey the impact of the emerging global market place on today’s business environment. In particular, this course will integrate the concepts, theories, and evolving practices of global supply chains with today’s marketplace. Topics include international terms of sale, impact of e-commerce on global strategies, international transportation carriers, documentation issues, global third-party providers, global sourcing, legal and ethical considerations.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

9 CH
​Students must complete 9 hours of Supply Chain Management & Logistics electives to complete the AAS in Supply Chain Management & Logistics.
Business
BUSINES 111
Introduction To Business 3
Survey of modern US business, analyzing organization and types of businesses, major business functions, business and the environment, roles played by business and consumers in the economy and various economic systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 180
Fundamentals Of Accounting 3
This course emphasizes an understanding of basic accounting principles and other business concepts as they apply to the reporting of financial data and other economic events of a business enterprise. Emphasis is on recording, analyzing, and interpreting historical data and showing its effect on the business financially. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley
BUSINES 181
Financial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements as well as the limitations of using these statements in making forward-looking business decisions are included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Business 111 or Business 141 or Mathematics 098 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in Business 141; or placement test; or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 182
Managerial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation and interpretation of information for planning, controlling and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short-term and long-term business decisions are included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 181, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 211
Business Law I 3
Laws of business transactions, including contracts, agency, employment and partnerships, and study of the Uniform Commercial Code. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 231
Marketing 3
Examines the functions and objectives of marketing. Includes flow of industrial and consumer goods through the marketing system, and the role of the consumer, the product, the market, the pricing policies, promotion and distribution methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 111.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 232
Fundamentals of International Business 3
Analysis of problems stemming from the movement of goods, services, human resources, technology, finance, and ownership across national boundaries. Direct focus on the development of management skills in handling problems of multinational business. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 111.
Offered at: Harold Washington Richard J. Daley
BUSINES 237
Selling 3
Factors of successful selling of goods or ideas; buying motives, sales psychology, customer approach, and sales techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
BUSINES 269
Principles Of Management 3
Analysis of major functions and principles of management; emphasis on supervisory and operating levels of management; theories, policy-making, effective communications and art of decision-making. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 274
Industrial Management 3
Characteristics of industrial enterprise, problems of materials procurement, plant organization and layout; labor relations and human resources policies, efficiency techniques, automation, and production development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
BUSINES 284
Business Communications 3
Study of communication (including motivation, perception, language, distortions, organizations, listening) and its role in the administrative process; patterns of mis-communications (such as by-passing, deception, generalizations, association, labeling) are examined for better understanding of communication process and to improve organizational environment; consideration given to psychological impact of various communications media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey
Computer Information Systems
CIS 123
Microcomputer Spreadsheets 3
Fundamental concepts of computer programs as exemplified in the electronic spreadsheet. Emphasis on business applications and personal financial management and tax preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Economics
ECON 202
Principles Of Economics II 3
Covers micro or price analysis; includes the markets, production function, income distribution, and international trade. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 125-1
Introductory Statistics 4
Basic descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, mode, mean and standard deviation. Permutations, combinations, probability rules and Bayes Theorem. Binomial and normal distributions. Basic inferential statistics including sampling theory, confidence intervals for means and proportions, test of hypotheses. Chi-square distribution. Introduction to correlation and regression. Includes at least one hour per week using computers in statistical application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 99; or COMPASS PRE-ALGEBRA (17-99), ALGEBRA (43-99), and College ALGEBRA (1-50); or ACT Math (min. 21); or SAT Math 500+ if before 3/1/16 (530+ if after 3/1/16); or ALGEBRA Placement Test Waiver, or Consent of Dept.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Supply Chain Mgmt & Logistics
SCML 151
Central Store: Applied Logistics 6
This course allows students to perform entry-level job functions in "The Central Store," which is a live logistics operation. In this course, students work in the Central Store under supervision, allowing them an opportunity to gain the skills needed to demonstrate preparedness for full time employment in a logistics environment. Additionally, students will apply critical thinking and business communications skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey

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