2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing Technology
Degree Plan: Logistics and Manufacturing Technology A.A.S.

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Cedar Valley and North Lake campuses only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.LSCM.LOG.MANUF

The Logistics and Manufacturing Technology AAS degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the growing fields of logistics, supply chain, advanced manufacturing, and warehousing. This degree will provide graduates with the skills required of the industry, enable graduates to seek immediate employment, meet labor market demands, and permit greater economic competitiveness.

Depending on the chosen specialization, students will learn about production and inventory management, warehouse management, transportation management, physical distribution, supply chain management, demand management, forecasting, procurement, sustainable logistics and international logistics. Students may also be prepared to earn the nationally recognized Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) logistics and production certification credentials:

  • Certified Production Technician (CPT),
  • Certified Logistics Technician (CLT), and
  • Certified Logistic Associate (CLA)

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
LMGT 1321 Introduction to Materials Handling 3
LMGT 1325 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods OR (3)
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences (3)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
LMGT 2330 International Logistics Management 3
LMGT 2334 Principles of Traffic Management 3
LMGT 1393 Special Topics in Logistics and Materials Management OR 3
LMGT 1340 Contemporary Logistics Issues (3)
IBUS 1300 Global Logistics Management 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics OR 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
Specialization Choose 3 courses from Specialization 1 or 2 9
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
Specialization Choose 4 courses from Specialization 1 or 2 12
BMGT 2384 Cooperative Education-Operations Management and Supervision 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

A student must complete courses in ONE specialization (Supply Chain Management or Manufacturing and Quality Management) to be awarded the A.A.S. in Logistics and Manufacturing Technology.

SPECIALIZATION 1: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management OR 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision (3)
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
LMGT 1323 Domestic and International Transportation Management 3
LMGT 1341 Freight Loss and Damage Claims 3
LMGT 1345 Economics of Transportation and Distribution 3
LMGT 1370 Sustainable Logistics 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3

SPECIALIZATION 2: MANUFACTURING AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IBUS 1341 Global Supply Chain Management 3
INMT 1311 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3
LMGT 1345 Economics of Transportation and Distribution 3
LMGT 1349 Materials Requirement Planning 3
MCHN 1319 Manufacturing Materials and Processes 3
MFGT 1302 Introduction to Automated Manufacturing 3
QCTC 1301 Total Quality Management 3

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the A.A.S. Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.