Curriculum: Associate of Applied Business in Supply Chain Management Technology

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With UC Online’s Associate of Applied Business in Supply Chain Management Technology, all of your coursework is completed online. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of Supply Chain Management including its role and purpose within a larger business environment.
  • Explain technologies used by carriers to track the movement and storage of inventory between supplier and customer.
  • Define and examine the history of the role of procurement, purchasing, and sourcing relative to the supply chain and the current business environment, including benefits to the organization.
  • Evaluate the expanding influence of globalization and technology on Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in skills related to personal goal setting and career planning.
Sample Curriculum

A customized curriculum map for the AAB Supply Chain Management Technology program is available to fit your schedule and pace. Part-time and Full-time options are available to all students. Summer term courses are also offered. The program accepts students 3 times a year, Spring, Summer or Fall.

Course Title / Description Credit
MGMT1050
Introduction to Business
Course: MGMT1050
Credit: 3
FYE course that provides an introduction to the university, opportunity to explore business programs and career opportunities, and overview of business structure and issues.
3
ENGL1001
English Composition
Course: ENGL1001
Credit: 3
English Composition 1001 is a writing-centered course that emphasizes the careful reading, analytical thinking, and persuasive strategies inherent in researching and writing within an academic community. Students learn that rhetorical knowledge is the basis of composing while learning to write with purpose, audience, context, and conventions in mind. Students develop rigorous academic research practices: how to locate and evaluate primary and secondary sources relevant to their line of inquiry and position their own ideas in conversation with public writing. Students also engage in regular self-reflection: articulating what they know, what they can do, and how to apply their knowledge and skills in various contexts.
3
ACCT2081
Financial Accounting
Course: ACCT2081
Credit: 3
This course develops foundational knowledge and skills needed to prepare and analyze basic financial statements. Topics include cash, inventory, fixed assets, current and long-term liabilities and equity. Students will prepare multi-step income statements, classified balance sheets and statements of cash flows. Students will utilize efficiency and effectiveness ratios, as well as vertical and horizontal analysis, to evaluate financial performance.
3
MGMT2070
Fundamentals of Management
Course: MGMT2070
Credit: 3
This course is an introduction to theories and techniques of management. Course topics include an overview of managerial functions, organizational communication and group theories. The course emphasizes on the application of management skills by responding to a variety of case scenarios that require identifying the case problem and deciding on an appropriate remedy. This course is intended for the Associate of Applied Business (AAB) program, and does not apply toward a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA).
3
SCMT1001
Introduction To Supply Chain Management Technology
Course: SCMT1001
Credit: 3
This course provides an overview of Supply Chain Management Technology including its role and purpose across organizations, the various strategies and techniques used to improve organizations, analysis and performance measurement tools to ensure improvement, the integration of technology into the supply chain and global and emerging issues impacting the financial, legal, environmental and security aspects of organizations.
3
ECON1001
Introduction to Microeconomics
Course: ECON1001
Credit: 3
The course assists students to learn and comprehend (1) economics as a social science that draws conclusions based on hypotheses, theories, and data in order to understand human behavior, (2) basic microeconomics terms and concepts, including scarcity and choice, equilibrium, efficiency and equity, positive and normative economics, comparative advantage, and specialization, (3) the fundamental economic question of allocating scarce resources, (4) opportunity cost and the production possibility frontier, (5) supply and demand, the function of prices in markets, how markets work and sometimes don't work, including market failure and externalities, (6) the effects of government intervention in markets, (7) how consumers make choices, (8) production theory, (9) the costs of production, (10) firm behavior in competitive markets, (11) firm behavior in imperfect markets, (12) elasticity and its application, (13) markets for resources, the determination of wage rates, interest, and rent, (14) the determination of income distribution, including poverty and discrimination, (15) the determinants of international trade flows, (16) to apply economic
3
STAT1034
Elementary Statistics I
Course: STAT1034
Credit: 3
An introduction to statistics for students without a calculus background. The course covers data analysis (numerical summaries and graphics for describing and displaying the distributions of numerical and categorical data), the basic principles of data collection from samples and experiments, elementary probability, the application of the normal distribution to the study of random samples, statistical estimation (construction and interpretation of one sample confidence intervals), and an introduction to hypothesis testing (the structure of one sample hypothesis tests and the logic of using them to make decisions). Prerequisite: at least 46 on the ALEKS Math test or 420 on the Math Placement Test (MPT) is recommended.
3
ACCT2082
Managerial Accounting
Course: ACCT2082
Credit: 3
This course develops foundational knowledge and skills needed to apply accounting data in planning and controlling business operations. Topics include costs, cost drivers and allocation, contribution margin and managerial budgeting.
3
SCMT1003
Purchasing, Sourcing and Supplier Management
Course: SCMT1003
Credit: 3
This course examines the role of purchasing/sourcing within the integrated supply chain and how the management of suppliers is critical to the effectiveness and efficiency of today’s organization. The course addresses issues of process, tools and techniques, metrics, laws, and emerging trends.
3
Boks: FA, HP, HU
Humanities/Historical Perspectives/Fine Arts Elective
Course: Boks: FA, HP, HU
Credit: 3

Boks: FA, HP, HU – Humanities/Historical Perspectives/Fine Arts Elective

3
MKTG2080
Introduction to Marketing
Course: MKTG2080
Credit: 3
Marketing activities, analysis, strategies, and decision making in the context of other business functions. Topics include: integration of product, price, promotion, and distribution activities; research and analysis of markets, environments, competition, and customers; market segmentation and selection of target markets; and emphasis on behavior and perspectives of consumers and organizational customers. Planning and decision making for products and services in profit and nonprofit, domestic and global settings.
3
FIN2050
Fundamentals of Business Finance
Course: FIN2050
Credit: 3
This introductory course covers the fundamental elements of finance, including how to read and to use financial statements, and how to employ ratios and performance measures. The course will deal with working capital management, capital budgeting, financial leverage, capital structure, and cost of capital. This course is intended for the Associate of Applied Business (AAB) program, it does not apply toward a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA).
3
IS2080C
Digital Technologies for Business
Course: IS2080C
Credit: 3
Information Systems (IS)-and the enabling digital technologies-constitute integral and critical resources for all aspects of a business, from operational efficiency and managerial decision making, to the implementation of transformative business strategies. Businesses spend over $1 trillion annually on technology and related information systems. This course is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of digital technologies, to understand business opportunities created by digital technologies, and to gain awareness of how organizations leverage digital technologies to improve organizational processes and enhance related business strategies.The course also has a hands-on component-students will develop specific competencies in using spreadsheet, database, and web development tools to make informed business and financial decisions.
3
SCMT2001
SCMT Cross Cultural Experience
Course: SCMT2001
Credit: 3
Focusing on a required international travel experience as a key component, this course analyzes and evaluates the importance of integrating globalization, innovation, and sustainability as essential elements in developing the strategic competitive advantage required to succeed in the rapidly changing world of supply chain management technology in 21st Century.
3
Boks: NS
Natural Science Elective
Course: Boks: NS
Credit: 3

Boks: NS – Natural Science Elective

3
ENGL2089
Intermediate Composition
Course: ENGL2089
Credit: 3
Intermediate Composition is a writing-centered course that builds on what students learn in first-year composition and focuses students’ attention on theoretical underpinning of how meaning is made, understood, and communicated within and across various discourse communities and genres. The course emphasizes critical reading and writing, advanced research and analysis skills, and rhetorical sensitivity to differences in academic, professional, and public composing. This course challenges students to engage in substantive projects drawing on primary research and source analysis methods and asks students to document, communicate, and reflect on their research.
3
BLAW2080
Legal Environment of Business
Course: BLAW2080
Credit: 3
This course examines the legal environment in which business operates, and develops an understanding of the legal consequences attached to business decision making. Topics include the study of torts, contracts, property, ethics and the legal system of the United States.
3
SCMT2002
SCMT Classroom To Career
Course: SCMT2002
Credit: 3
This course is a collaborative project-based learning opportunity to develop work experience in the field of SCMT through the application of specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to resolve workplace issues in real time. Specific focus placed on professional skill development and career planning.
3
SCMT2003
World Of Work Experience
Course: SCMT2003
Credit: 3
Based on a competitive selection process, this course is designed to provide qualified students an opportunity to gain practical work experience in the application of SCMT principles and practices in a real-world setting. Students will be required to perform substantive work from an individualized custom set of SCMT outcomes under the direct supervision of a pre-selected regional employer in coordination with a representative of the college.
3
SCMT2004
Fundamentals of Service Management
Course: SCMT2004
Credit: 3
While traditional supply chain management is concerned with the physical movement of tangible goods, this course examines the unique nature of intangible service management and its distinctive place in the supply chain.
3
SCMT2005
Contemporary Topics In Supply Chain Mgmt Tech
Course: SCMT2005
Credit: 3
This course provides an overview of the contemporary professional and scholarly literature of supply chain management and its associated technologies with an emphasis on analysis and evaluation of current trends for practical workplace applications.
3
SCMT1001
Introduction To Supply Chain Management Technology
Course: SCMT1001
Credit: 3
This course provides an overview of Supply Chain Management Technology including its role and purpose across organizations, the various strategies and techniques used to improve organizations, analysis and performance measurement tools to ensure improvement, the integration of technology into the supply chain and global and emerging issues impacting the financial, legal, environmental and security aspects of organizations.
3
SCMT1002
Logistics and Transportation
Course: SCMT1002
Credit: 3
Logistics is concerned with the design and management of systems for the movement of products from points of production to points of consumption. Such systems typically encompass activities such as areas of safety, transportation, warehousing, materials handling, inventory planning, facility location, scheduling, and purchasing of transportation services.
3
SCMT2000
Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability
Course: SCMT2000
Credit: 3
This course analyzes and evaluates the importance of integrating globalization, innovation, and sustainability as essential elements in developing the strategic competitive advantage required to succeed in the rapidly changing world of supply chain management technology in 21st Century.
3
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