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.

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Associate Degree Programs.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

BA A151Business Foundations3
BA A231Fundamentals of Supervision3
BA/JUST A241Business Law I3
CIS A110Computer Concepts in Business3
ECON A201Principles of Macroeconomics3
LGOP A110Logistics, Information Systems and Customer Service3
LGOP A120Warehouse and Inventory Control Operations3
LGOP A160Purchasing and Supply Management3
LGOP A125Transportation Services3
LGOP A235Transport Operations Management3
MATH A121College Algebra for Managerial and Social Sciences3-4
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
Operations Management
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
Technical Internship
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.