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Plans of Study 2014-2015

 

Supply Chain Management encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities. It also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, such as suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers, and customers. In essence, Supply Chain Management integrates supply and demand management within and across companies, both domestically and internationally. The Greater Columbus Metropolitan Area is home to many distribution operations including centers for Limited Brands, Spiegel, Eddie Bauer, JC Penney, Kraft, Consolidated Stores Corporation, EXCEL, Logistics and McGraw-Hill Companies, and it is home to the only “Free Trade Zone” with customs clearance in the state of Ohio.

Supply Chain Management graduates may expect entry-level, first-line management positions as supervisors and managers in such areas as traffic and transportation, inventory management, warehousing, export/import, purchasing, materials control, traffic and operations management.

Columbus State Community College is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the offering of its business programs that culminate in the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Supply Chain Management, the graduate will be able to:

  • Describe the various functions that comprise supply chain management and describe the interrelationship between them and other functional areas within a company.
  • Be able to make channel-related decisions to satisfy industrial and consumer wants in both domestic and international markets.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of supply chain management terminologies including inventory techniques, bar-coding systems, picking and delivery processes, and storage and sorting systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the function and operation of warehouses and distribution facilities relating to inventory control and management.
  • Describe the traffic management function and its role in carrier selection, rate determination and rate negotiation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of state and federal laws that impact the distribution function.
  • Participate in the development of an integrated plan of action consistent with established supply chain management goals.
  • Recognize the analytical tools useful in supply chain management particularly as they relate to measuring and analyzing productivity.
  • Possess a basic understanding of industrial safety issues particularly as they relate to the development of a basic safety program.
  • Identify the principles of interactive management and how they apply to managing worker performance, retention/hiring procedures, and developing collaborative action plans.
  • Possess fundamental supervisory skills including setting performance objectives, coaching and feedback, and conducting formal performance reviews.

International Commerce Major

As the sixth largest exporting state in the U.S., Ohio values international commerce. The state capital, Columbus, and its environs are a hub for international shipping and commerce. Columbus is the USA’s third largest port of entry for textiles, and it is home to more than 40 freight forwarding companies and more than 132 internationally owned firms with over 27,000 employees. The International Commerce major is designed to respond to the need for an educated workforce at all levels of the career ladder within such organizations. Grounded in fundamental courses in supply chain management—transportation, global shipping, global marketing, etc.—this major also includes a three-semester language sequence in Spanish or Chinese, as well as supplemental courses in business culture and economics to broaden and deepen student understanding of the complexities of international commerce. A travel-abroad component is part of the program.

In addition to mastering the Supply Chain Management competencies, an International Commerce Major graduate will be able to:

  • Describe, discuss and comprehend the nature of current globalization.
  • Recognize the exponential growth of international trade and the economic impact of international supply chain logistics activities.
  • Discuss how Incoterms are used to share responsibilities between exporters and importers.
  • Differentiate the risks the currency exchange rates pose for international trade and the effect it has on the types of payment used in international commerce.
  • Identify and understand the purpose/function of various required documents common to international trade.
  • Explain cultural, social, economic, and political factors that impact organizations.
  • Identify the types of air/ocean transportation services and aircraft/vessel sizes.
  • Identify and understand the characteristics of intermodal transportation and the functions of international transportation forwarders and brokers.
  • Converse at a basic business level in Spanish or Chinese.

Strategic Procurement Major

The Strategic Procurement major is designed to provide focused skills in purchasing and negotiation to students interested in this field. This major is built upon a solid foundation in current supply chain management theory and practice included in the Institute for Supply Management certification examination.

In addition to the Supply Chain Management competencies, a graduate in the Strategic Procurement major will be able to:

  • Explain how policies and procedures are utilized to affect purchasing objectives and plans.
  • Explain how use of specifications, descriptions and standards are utilized to help determine right quality.
  • Explain how industrial and not-for-profit purchasing function operates.
  • Explain how and why “make vs. buy” and outsourcing decisions are made.
  • Develop a supplier management plan that provides development, evaluation, and selection of the right supplier.
  • Explain the different types of contracts and under what conditions and situations each works best.
  • Develop and present a purchasing strategic and tactical purchasing plan.
  • Develop and present a buying plan and inventory management plan that ensures right quantity/right time.
  • Describe and explain the what, why, and how of negotiation that develop negotiation objectives, strategies, and tactics.
  • Explain the ethical and legal issues that affect purchasing.

Supply Chain Management Certificates

Supply Chain Management certificates can be earned in International Business, International Commerce, Strategic Procurement, and Supply Chain Management. Each certificate can be completed totally in a distance learning format. Courses for these certificates follow the guidelines and cover the content established by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professions (CSCMP), the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and The North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) respectively, in their certification exams.

Supply Chain Management Associate Degree

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1001 Supply Chain Management Principles  3
ACCT 1211 Financial Accounting  3
COLS 1100 First Year Experience Seminar  1
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics  3
ENGL 1100 Composition I  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 13
Semester 2 . .
SCM 1101 Transportation & Traffic Management  3
SCM 1501 Information Technology in Logistics  3
SCM 1510 Strategic Procurement  4
SCM XXXX Technical Elective  3
MKTG 1110 Marketing Principles  3
MKTG 1230 Customer Service & Sales  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 19
Summer Semester . .
HUM XXXX Refer to approved GE - HUM list  3
STAT 1350 Elementary Statistics  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 6
Semester 3 . .
SCM 1190 International Business  3
SCM 2110 Warehouse Management  4
SCM 2111 Inventory Management  3
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliance  4
ACCT 1212 Managerial Accounting  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 17
Semester 4 . .
SCM 2601 Performance Management for SCM Managers  3
SCM 2802 Supply Chain Management Seminar  1
SCM 2902 Supply Chain Management Practicum  3
CSCI 2330 Project Management Fund & Case Studies  4
NAT XXXX Refer to approved GE - NAT list  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 15
TOTAL DEGREE CREDIT HOURS . 70

Technical Electives
The following courses are approved for technical elective requirements:

SCM 1301 International Management  2
SCM 2160 Perishable Supply Chain & Logistics  3
SCM 2250 International Shipping  3
SCM 2450 Transportation Rates & Claims  3
SCM 2910 CLA Certification  1
SCM 2911 CLT Certification  1

International Commerce Major

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1001 Supply Chain Management Principles  3
COLS 1100 First Year Experience Seminar  1
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics  3
GEOG 2750 World Regional Geography  3
ENGL 1100 Composition I  3
STAT 1350 Elementary Statistics  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 16
Semester 2 . .
SCM 1101 Transportation & Traffic Management  3
SCM 1190 International Business  3
SCM 1501 Information Technology in Logistics  3
SCM 1301 International Management  2
MKTG 1110 Marketing Principles  3
SPAN 1101 Beginning Spanish I 4
. or .
CHIN 1101 Beginning Chinese I  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 18
Summer Semester . .
HUM XXXX Refer to approved GE - HUM list  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 3
Semester 3 . .
SCM 2111 Inventory Management  3
SCM 2250 International Shipping  3
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliance  4
SCM 2450 Transportation Rates & Claims  3
SPAN 1102 Beginning Spanish II 4
. or .
CHIN 1102 Beginning Chinese II  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 17
Semester 4 . .
SCM 2601 Performance Management for SCM Managers  3
SCM 2902 Supply Chain Management Practicum  3
SCM 2802 Supply Chain Management Seminar  1
MKTG 2750 Global Marketing  3
NAT XXXX Refer to approved GE - NAT list  4
SPAN 1103 Intermediate Spanish 4
. or .
CHIN 1103 Intermediate Chinese  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 18
TOTAL DEGREE CREDIT HOURS . 72

 
HUM
GE-ART/HUMANITIES REQUIREMENT                                                        
(SELECT ONE)

HART 1201 History of Art I  3
HART 1202 History of Art II  3
HIST 1111 European History to 1648  3
HIST 1112 European History since 1648  3
HIST 1151 American History to 1877  3
HIST 1152 American History since 1877  3
HIST 1181 World Civ. I: Non-Western/Non-Amer to 1500  3
HIST 1182 World Civ. II: Non-Western/Non-Amer since 1500  3
HIST 2223 African-American History I:  1451-1876  3
HIST 2224 African-American History II:  1877-Present  3
HUM 1100 Introduction to Humanities  3
HUM 1270 Comparative Religions  3
MUS 1251 Survey of Music History  3
PHIL 1101 Introduction to Philosophy  3
PHIL 1130 Ethics  3

NAT
GE-NATURAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCES REQUIREMENT                           
(SELECT ONE)

ASTR 1141 Life in the Universe  3
ASTR 1161 The Solar System  3
ASTR 1162 Stars and Galaxies  3
ASTR 1400 Astronomy Laboratory  1
BIO 1111 Introduction to Biology I  4
BIO 1112 Human Biology  4
BIO 1113 Biological Sciences I  4
BIO 1114 Biological Sciences II  4
BIO 1125 Plant Biology  4
BIO 1127 Environmental Science 1  4
BIO 2215 Introduction to Microbiology  4
BIO 2232 Human Physiology  4
CHEM 1100 Chemistry and Society  5
CHEM 1111 Elementary Chemistry I  4
CHEM 1112 Elementary Chemistry II  4
CHEM 1171 General Chemistry I  5
CHEM 1172 General Chemistry II  5
GEOL 1101 Introduction to Earth Science  4
GEOL 1105 Geology and the National Parks  3
GEOL 1121 Physical Geology  4
GEOL 1122 Historical Geology  4
GEOL 1151 Natural Disasters  3
PHYS 1103 World of Energy  3
PHYS 1106 Physics by Inquiry: Properties & Motion  5
PHYS 1200 Algebra-Based Physics I  5
PHYS 1201 Algebra-Based Physics II  5
PHYS 1250 Calculus-Based Physics I  5
PHYS 1251 Calculus-Based Physics II  5

Strategic Procurement Major

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1001 Supply Chain Management Principles  3
COLS 1100 First Year Experience Seminar  1
ECON 2200 Principles of Microeconomics  3
ENGL 1100 Composition I  3
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology  3
STAT 1350 Elementary Statistics  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 16
Semester 2 . .
SCM 1101 Transportation & Traffic Management  3
SCM 1501 Information Technology in Logistics  3
SCM 1510 Strategic Procurement  4
MKTG 1110 Marketing Principles  3
MKTG 1230 Customer Service & Sales  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 16
Summer Semester . .
FMGT 2201 Corporate Finance  3
HUM XXXX Refer to approved GE - HUM list  3
NAT XXXX Refer to approved GE - NAT list  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 10
Semester 3 . .
SCM 2110 Warehouse Management  4
SCM 2111 Inventory Management  3
SCM 2450 Transportation Rates & Claims  3
SCM 2460 Procurement Planning & Negotiation  3
ACCT 1211 Financial Accounting  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 16
Semester 4 . .
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliance  4
SCM 2601 Performance Management for SCM Managers  3
SCM 2802 Supply Chain Management Seminar  1
SCM 2902 Supply Chain Management Practicum  3
ACCT 1212 Managerial Accounting  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 14
TOTAL DEGREE CREDIT HOURS . 72

International Business Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1190 International Business  3
SCM 1301 International Management  2
SCM 2250 International Shipping  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 8
Semester 2 . .
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliances  4
FMGT 2242 International Finance  3
MKTG 2750 Global Marketing  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 10
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 18

 

International Commerce Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1190 International Business  3
SCM 1501 Information Technology in Logistics  3
SCM 2250 International Shipping  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 9
Semester 2 . .
SCM 1301 International Management  2
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliance  4
MKTG 2750 Global Marketing  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 9
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 18

Strategic Procurement Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1501 Information Technology in Logistics  3
SCM 1510 Strategic Procurement  4
SCM 2110 Warehouse Management  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 11
Semester 2 . .
SCM 2111 Inventory Management  3
SCM 2450 Transportation Rates & Claims  3
SCM 2460 Procurement Planning & Negotiation  3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 9
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 20

Supply Chain Management Certificate

COURSE . CR
Semester 1 . .
SCM 1101 Transportation & Traffic Management  3
SCM 1510 Strategic Procurement  4
SCM 2110 Warehouse Management  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 11
Semester 2 . .
SCM 2111 Inventory Management  3
SCM 2250 International Shipping  3
SCM 2290 Intro to Import/Export Regulations & Compliance  4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS . 10
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS . 21