Logistics and Supply Chain Management

AACSB Accredited

What is Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

Murray State University’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management Area is a program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate the efficient flow of materials, products and information within and among organizations.

Why Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

According to the United States Department of Labor, the Logistics and Supply Chain Management profession is expected to grow from 5 - 10% between 2010 and 2020 (www.onetonline.org).

Careers

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Logistics Manager

> Area in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University Studies Requirements: 38-49 hours

Oral and Written Communication: 7 hours
  • COM 161 [or HON 165] - 3 hours
  • ENG 105 [or ENG 150] - 4 hours
Global Awareness, Cultural Diversity, and the World's Artistic Traditions
BAB: 9 hours
  • Modern language course (single language), attaining a 202-level proficiency - 6 hours
    To reach proficiency at the 202-level, a student may have to complete up to six hours of 100-level prerequisites.
  • One University Studies elective in this category - 3 hours
BSB: 3 hours
  • One University Studies elective in this category - 3 hours
Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills
BAB: 7-10 hours
  • One University Studies science course with lab -- 4-5 hours
  • One University Studies mathematics course -- 3-5 hours
BSB: 10-15 hours
  • One University Studies science course with lab -- 4-5 hours
  • One University Studies mathematics course -- 3-5 hours
  • One University Studies science or mathematics course -- 3-5 hours
Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship: 6 hours
  • One Ethics, Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement category course -- 3 hours
  • One Social Science category course -- 3 hours
World’s Historical, Literary, and Philosophical Traditions
BAB: 9 hours
  • CIV 201 or CIV 202 [or HON 201 or 202] -- 3 hours
  • HUM 211 [or HON 251] -- 3 hours
  • One University Studies elective in this category - 3 hours
BSB: 6 hours
  • CIV 201 or CIV 202 [or HON 201 or 202] -- 3 hours
  • HUM 211 [or HON 251] -- 3 hours
University Studies Approved Elective
BAB: 3 hours
BSB: 6 hours

Business Core Requirement: 41 hours

  • ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting -- 3 hours
  • ACC 201 Principles of Managerial Accounting -- 3 hours
  • BUS 215 Business Communication -- 3 hours
  • BUS 355 Information Systems and Decision Making -- 3 hours
  • BUS 442 Business Ethics and Environments -- 3 hours
  • CIS 243 Business Statistics I -- 2 hours
  • CIS 343 Business Statistics II -- 2 hours
  • ECO 310 Issues in the Global Economy -- 3 hours
  • FIN 330 Principles of Finance -- 3 hours
  • FTR 100T Transitions -- 1 hour
  • LST 240 Legal Environment of Business -- 3 hours
  • LSC 343 Fundamentals of Operations -- 3 hours
  • MGT 350 Fundamentals of Management -- 3 hours
  • MGT 590 Strategic Management -- 3 hours
  • MKT 360 Principles of Marketing -- 3 hours

Required Courses: 21 hours

  • LSC 452 Process Management
  • LSC 461 Purchasing and Supply Management
  • LSC 470 Logistics Management
  • LSC 475 International Transportation and Logistics
  • LSC 480 Supply Chain Management Strategy
  • MGT 354 Techniques of Oral Reporting and Management Briefings
  • MGT 551 Organizational Behavior

Required Limited Electives: 3-6 hours

BAB: 3 hours
BSB: 6 hours
Choose electives from the following:
  • CIS 543 Data Analysis and Modeling
  • CIS 548 Enterprise Resource Planning
  • IET 587 Quality Control
  • IET 591 Materials Management
  • MGT 445 New Product Development
  • MKT 485 Business GIS in Marketing
A maximum of three hours cooperative education credit counts toward the degree

Business Electives (BSB only): 3 hours

A maximum of three hours cooperative education credit counts toward the degree

Unrestricted Electives: 6-11 hours

 

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120 hours