What is a Logistics & Supply Chain Management Major?
Ever wondered where the clothes you wear or the food you eat comes from? The field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management supervises the flow of products, services, and information. It is the management of goods, from supplier to consumer. This discipline deals with all types of transport; from domestic trucking, international shipping, and everything in-between. Those who specialize in Supply Chain must be willing to coordinate, handle, and adapt to ensure timely and efficient transportation of goods. Due to the rapid globalization of the world in the 21st century, the field of Supply Chain management has become increasingly important.
If you enjoy challenging yourself, planning and coordinating many different variables, and never experiencing the same day of work, the Logistics & Supply Chain Management major would be well-suited to you!
Possible careers include:
Supply Chain Designer
Supply Chain Consultant
Supply Chain Analyst
International Logistics Manager
Supply Chain Software Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
Director of Materials Management
Vice President Of SCM
And many more…
Human Resources Development Canada rates job prospects for managers in this field at its highest category.
The Logistics & SCM Major is comprised of four courses (12 credit hours), as follows:
Required courses in the major:
Transportation Principles SCM 2210 (3 hours)
Introduction to Supply Chain Management SCM 2230 (3 hours)
Supply Chain Logistics SCM 3360 (3 hours)
Plus one of:
Selected Topics in Logistics and Transportation SCM 2220 (3 hours)
Purchasing & Supply Management SCM 2240 (3 hours)
Transportation Infrastructure SCM 2250 (3 hours)
Transportation Strategy & Policy SCM 2260 (3 hours)
Global Supply Chains SCM 3230 (3 hours)
Airline Business SCM 3250 (3 hours)
Supply Chain Sustainability SCM 3260 (3 hours)
Lean Management SCM 3270 (3 hours)
Project Management SCM 3280 (3 hours)
Advanced Topics in Supply Chain SCM 4250 (3 hours)
Our Department offers the following two courses in the Asper School B. Comm core curriculum:
Introduction to Management Sciences (MSCI 2150)
Supply Chain & Operations Management (SCM 2160) *Note: Students interested in the Supply Chain major should take this course in year 2
Visit: Degree Requirements for more information on the Logistics & Supply Chain Management major.