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2023-2024 Online Catalog 
2023-2024 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Supply Chain Management, A.S.

Program Description

The Supply Chain Management degree program provides fundamental principles of supply chain management and logistics. Students learn the roles and functions of inventory control and distribution planning, transportation systems, purchasing, computerized logistics, and careers in the field.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Differentiate supply chain management from logistics;
  • Explain purchasing processes, policies, and procedures;
  • Compare modes of transportation and related policies;
  • Outline computer and supply chain security measures;
  • Explain how technology is utilized in logistics and supply chain management;
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms for all business settings;
  • Apply critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and quantitative reasoning skills to resolve issues in supply chain management;
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively manage information using library and electronic resources to solve complex problems in the study of supply chain management;
  • Evaluate the various issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Supply Chain Management industry. 

After Union College

Graduates will be prepared with the knowledge and skills that have labor market value to the supply chain management industry. Graduates will be equipped for entry-level careers or advancement in the field of supply chain management and they will be able to continue their education by transferring to a four-year college.

Recommended Sequence

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information