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Logistics Management Major, B.S. in B.A.

B.S. in B.A.
Major Map for Logistics Major
Major Map for Logistics and Marketing Double Majors

The Logistics Management major is designed to prepare CMU College of Business Administration students for a career in the field of logistics. Logistics Management is concerned with the effective and efficient movement and storage of products from raw material source through production to the consumer. Attention is focused on the integration and management of several areas including: transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging and materials handling, logistics information and customer service. As managers of logistics, graduates will be responsible for providing customers with the right product at the right place at the right time at an acceptable price. Students who complete this major will find a growing number of job opportunities in the areas listed above.

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

To declare a major in Logistics Management:

See an advisor in the Department of Marketing and Hospitality Services Administration. To register for most of the courses on the major, students must be admitted to Professional Business Studies. Please see the bulletin for course prerequisites.

Credit/No Credit coursework will not count on any major within the Department of Marketing and Hospitality Services Administration.

Program Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge Courses I (6 hours)

BUS 100Essential Business Skills

3(3-0)

MGT 499Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management

3(3-0)

Common Body of Knowledge Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

BUS 300QRApplied Business Statistics

3(3-0)

BUS 503QRApplied Lean Six Sigma

3(3-0)

Required Courses (21 hours)

MGT 333Purchasing Management

3(3-0)

MKT 255Introduction to Logistics and Physical Distribution

3(3-0)

MKT 305Buyer Behavior

3(3-0)

MKT 431Logistics Operations

3(3-0)

MKT 432Logistics Strategy

3(3-0)

MKT 450Marketing Research

3(3-0)

MKT 465Supply Chain Management

3(3-0)

Electives (6 hours)

Select two of the following:

ACC 321Managerial Cost Accounting

3(3-0)

BIS 423Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence

3(3-0)

FIN 442Intermediate Financial Management

3(3-0)

GEO 317Economic Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 320Population Geography

3(3-0)

MGT 446Industrial Relations

3(3-0)

MKT 310Marketing Communications

3(3-0)

MKT 320Retail Management

3(3-0)

MKT 340Personal Selling

3(3-0)

MKT 490Internship in Marketing/Logistics

3-6(Spec)

MKT 555Market and Sales Forecasting

3(3-0)

MKT 560International Marketing

3(3-0)

Total: 36 semester hours