Richland College - Course Descriptions for Logistics Technology

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Course Descriptions for Logistics Technology

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BMGT 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Special Topics In Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


BMGT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The role of the supervisor includes managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation, and human relations skills. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Communications in Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Facilities Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: For individuals whose responsibility includes general management and supervision of public buildings, business and industrial facilities, and other complexes requiring supervision and control. Includes fire alarm maintenance, plant maintenance, occupational safety, OSHA rules and regulations, management of maintenance supervisors, and hazardous materials awareness. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


BMGT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC, ECC

Information and Project Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Critical path methods for planning and controlling projects. Includes time/cost tradeoffs, resource utilization, stochastic considerations, task determination, time management, scheduling management, status reports, budget management, customer service, professional attitude, and project supervision. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Principles of Purchasing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The purchasing process as it relates to such topics as inventory control, price determination, vendor selection, negotiation techniques, and ethical issues. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Principles of Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Production and Operations Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of the various techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. Includes location, design, and resource allocation. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 1301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 1482 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 1483 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


BMGT 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Problem Solving and Decision Making
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations utilizing logical and creative problem solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities using managerial decision tools. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Leadership
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts of leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Total Quality Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Quality of productivity in organizations. Includes planning for quality throughout the organization, analysis of costs of quality, and employee empowerment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Strategic Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Strategic management process involving analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in interpreting data for effective problem solving and recommending corrective action with emphasis on a structured approach to critical thinking and problem solving in a team environment. (3 Lec.)


BMGT 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in HRPO 2307 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Business Administration And Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student should have previous credit in or concurrent enrollment in BMGT 2303 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


BMGT 2384 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education - Operations Management and Supervision
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


LMGT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - History and Industrial Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the radio frequency identification (RFID) system and its utilization in the current logistical industry. Includes an introduction of the value of the RFID system as it relates to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Introduction to Business Logistics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation, inventory management and control, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Introduction to Materials Handling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces the concepts and principles of materials management to include inventory control and forecasting activities. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, NLC
Single-Course Delivery for CVC

Domestic and International Transportation Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the principles and practices of transportation and its role in the distribution process. Emphasis on the physical transportation systems involved in the United States as well as on global distribution systems. Topics include carrier responsibilities and services, freight classifications, rates, tariffs, and public policy and regulations. Also includes logistical geography and the development of skills to solve logistical transportation problems and issues. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1325 (3 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Warehouse and Distribution Center Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasis on physical distribution and total supply chain management. Includes warehouse operations management, hardware and software operations, bar codes, organizational effectiveness, just-in-time, and continuous replenishment. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Freight Loss and Damage Claims
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An analysis of bill of lading contracts and liability for lost or damaged freight, including procedures for filing and documenting claims. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Economics of Transportation and Distribution
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the basic economic principles and concepts applicable to transportation and distribution. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Frequency Identification (RFID) - Wireless Information Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the wireless communication system and its application with the radio frequency identification (RFID) system. Includes an introduction of the value of both systems as they relate to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC
Single-Course Delivery for CVC

Materials Requirement Planning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of materials requirement planning that includes net change versus regenerative systems, lot sizing, and the time sharing of dependent demand. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - History and Industrial Applications
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of why and when the radio frequency identification (RFID) system begins and how it is utilized in the today's logistical industry. Introduces the value of system as it relates to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and material handling. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Information Systems
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of the wireless communication system and its application with the radio frequency identification (RFID) system. Introduces the value of both systems as they relate to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and material handling. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1393 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after June 9, 2014
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Special Topics in Logistics and Materials Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC
Single-Course Delivery for CVC

Warehouse and Distribution Center Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasis on physical distribution and total supply chain management. Includes warehouse operations management, hardware and software operations, bar codes, organizational effectiveness, just-in-time manufacturing, continuous replenishment, and third party. This course is cross-listed as LMGT 1325. The student may register for either LMGT 1425 or LMGT 1325 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


LMGT 1446 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - Wireless Information Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LMGT 1301.
Course Description: Overview of the wireless communication system and its application with the radio frequency identification (RFID) system. Includes an introduction of the value of both systems as they relate to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


LMGT 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, NLC
Single-Course Delivery for CVC

International Logistics Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Identification of the principles and practices involved in international distribution systems including the multinational corporation. Attention to global strategic planning, production, supply, manpower/labor, geography, business communications, cultural, political, and legal issues affecting global distribution and firm/host relationships. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Principles of Traffic Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the role and functions of a transportation traffic manager within a commercial or public enterprise. Includes training in rate negotiation, carrier and mode selection, carrier service evaluation, quality control, traffic pattern analysis, documentation for domestic and international shipments, claims, hazardous materials movement, and the state, federal, and international environments of transportation. (3 Lec.)


LMGT 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Frequency Identification (RFID) - Theory and Operations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A systematic approach to the theory and application of the radio frequency identification (RFID) system. Includes theory of RFID and its operation in a logistical environment as they relate to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


LMGT 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - Theory and Operations
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A systematic approach to the theory and application of the radio frequency identification (RFID) system. Introduces the theory of RFID and its operations in a logistical environment as they relate to traffic management, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and material handling. (3 Lec.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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