Associate of Applied Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Operations
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Logistics and Supply Chain Operations was developed with input from Alaska business, industry and military representatives to meet the needs in all aspects of the operational and technical career fields of logistics. Students will build a foundation of knowledge and skills for successful logistics and supply chain operations: information management and customer service, warehousing and inventory control, purchasing and supply chain operations, transportation services, transportation rates, tariffs, and carrier liability. The AAS is designed to prepare graduates for employment in all the operational and technical aspects of logistics and supply chain operations, careers and fields. Students planning to go on to a four-year program in the College of Business and Public Policy should know that all ACCT, BA, CIS, ECON, LGOP and LOG courses in those four-year programs must be completed with a grade of C or better.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees (15 credits). To provide maximum transferability, it is recommended that students consider the baccalaureate General Education Requirements and Bachelor of Business Administration core requirements when selecting courses to fulfill the Associate of Applied Science General Course Requirements.
- Complete the program requirements below.
|BA A151||Business Foundations||3|
|BA A231||Fundamentals of Supervision||3|
|BA/JUST A241||Business Law I||3|
|CIS A110||Computer Concepts in Business||3|
|ECON A201||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|LGOP A110||Logistics, Information Systems and Customer Service||3|
|LGOP A120||Warehouse and Inventory Control Operations||3|
|LGOP A160||Purchasing and Supply Management||3|
|LGOP A125||Transportation Services||3|
|LGOP A235||Transport Operations Management||3|
|MATH A121||College Algebra for Managerial and Social Sciences||3-4|
|or MATH A151||College Algebra for Calculus|
|Complete four of the following:||12|
|Introduction to Statistics for Business and Economics|
|Internship in Business Administration|
|Statistics for Business and Economics|
|Econometrics for Business and Economics|
|Economic and Business Forecasting|
Any 300- or 400-level LOG course
|Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health|
|Injury Prevention and Risk Management|
|Hazardous Materials Operations|
|Organizational Safety and Health|
|Complete 6 credits selected from Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, or Social Sciences from the AAS General Course Requirement list, other than BA A151, ECON A201, and MATH A121 or MATH A151.||6|
A total of 60-61 credits is required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Operations will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of logistics and supply chain operations in today’s business environment.
- Perform inventory control analyses used to improve supply chain efficiency.
- Demonstrate the impact of logistics and supply chain operations on an organization’s bottom line.
- Demonstrate skills in data mining in supply chain topics and sources.
- Explain the role of transportation in Alaska’s economy.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.