Logistics Management is a concentration under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This curriculum prepares students for careers in transportation and warehousing through the study of the principles of organization and management in logistics.
Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, computerization, federal transportation, and OSHA regulations are emphasized.
Graduates should qualify for employment in logistics-related jobs such as material handling foreman, transportation, supervisor, traffic manager, warehouse manager, and inventory control manager.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Students will demonstrate the influence of supply and demand theories in various business situations.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze the marketing mix for a given product.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and apply law and ethics to various business situations.
- Students will apply contemporary supply chain management theories to various business situations.
Gaston College Business and Information Technology Associate Degree Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
This program is also available in a condensed format for evening students.