Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - A.A.S. Degree/Certificate

Study to Become a Logistics Manager in our Newest Program

Digital tracking supply chainACC’s newest program, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management can help you get started in a fast-growing career field.

The Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management AAS degree is designed for the student to develop the knowledge and skills that will prepare the graduate for employment in areas within the total supply chain. Supply chain refers to a large network of critical business functions within an organization that work collaboratively to deliver products from a supplier to a customer. Logistics Management focuses on the management of daily operations concerning the movement of goods, services, and related information from the point of origin to the final point of consumption by the customer. 

Career Opportunities

Man takes inventory of warehous supply chainThe field of logistics offers some of the most well-paying and sought-after careers in today’s job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment for logistics is projected to grow five percent (5%) from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, in the State of Texas.

According to Texas Wages and Employment Projections for the Gulf Coast, including Brazoria County, the projected employment is 10,875, and a percent change of 17%. This includes hourly wages of $55.57 and annual wages of $ 115,580 for a managerial position as of May 2019.

The Logistics field employs people in many different roles including: 

  • Logistics Analysts
  • Logistics Engineers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Logisticians
  • Loss Prevention Managers
  • Warehouse, Inventory and Distribution Managers
  • Transportation Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Sourcing Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Operations Managers 

For more information on career opportunities, please visit Career Coach where you can explore the local job market, take a career assessment, and build a resumé.

What Will I Study?

Courses in the Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management program will teach you how to:

  • Analyze and determine the logistics, materials and supply chain needs of an organization.
  • Evaluate the logistics management policies of an organization in order to protect its essential information and assets.
  • Design supply chain management strategies for an organization.
  • Identify and utilize logistics, materials & supply chain software/tools.
  • Measure the performance of supply chain systems and troubleshoot within an enterprise-level logistics management system.
  • Create and communicate organizational logistics, materials & supply chain management strategies and policies.

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LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) 
60 credit hours 
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER CREDITS

LMGT 1319 - Introduction to Business Logistics

3

IBUS 1301 - Principles of Exports

3

IBUS 1302 - Principles of Imports

3

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3

+ENGL 1301 - Composition I

3
SECOND SEMESTER

LMGT 1321 - Introduction to Material Handling

3

BMGT 1313 - Principles of Purchasing

3

LMGT 1325 - Warehouse and Distribution Center Management

3

LMGT 1323 - Domestic and International Transportation Management

3

+MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences

3
THIRD SEMESTER

BMGT 1307 - Team Building

3
SECOND YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER  

IBUS 1341 - Global Supply Chain Management

3

LMGT 1345 - Economics of Transportation and Distribution

3

ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting

3

+SPCH 13xx - Speech**

3
 SECOND SEMESTER 

LMGT 2331 - Principles of Traffic Management

3

*LMGT 2388 - Internship: Logistics and Materials Management*  or 
*LMGT 1340 - Contemporary Logistics Issues*

3

+PHIL 2306 - Introduction to Ethics

3

+ECON 2301 - Principles to Macroeconomics

3
LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
(A.A.S.) DEGREE – CREDIT HOURS
 60

+Denotes core requirement
*Capstone course
**Advise to SPCH 1321, but will accept SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1318


LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATE I

18 credit hours
 
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER CREDITS

LMGT 1319 - Introduction to Business Logistics

3

IBUS 1301 - Principles of Exports

3

IBUS 1302 - Principles of Imports

3
SECOND SEMESTER

LMGT 1321 - Introduction to Material Handling

3

LMGT 1323 - Domestic and International Transportation Management

3

LMGT 1325 - Warehouse and Distribution Center Management

3
LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATE I – CREDIT HOURS
 18

LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATE II
33 credit hours 
FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER CREDITS

LMGT 1319 - Introduction to Business Logistics

3

IBUS 1301 - Principles of Exports

3

IBUS 1302 - Principles of Imports

3
SECOND SEMESTER

LMGT 1321 - Introduction to Material Handling

3

LMGT 1325 - Warehouse and Distribution Center Management

3

LMGT 1323 - Domestic and International Transportation Management

3
THIRD SEMESTER

BMGT 1307 - Team Building

3
SECOND YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER  

IBUS 1341 - Global Supply Chain Management

3

LMGT 1345 - Economics of Transportation and Distribution

3
 SECOND SEMESTER 

LMGT 2331 - Principles of Traffic Management

3

*LMGT 2388 - Internship: Logistics and Materials Management*  or 
*LMGT 1340 - Contemporary Logistics Issues*

3
LOGISTICS, MATERIALS, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATE II – CREDIT HOURS
 33

Capstone course                                                                                            

*How Much Will the Program Cost?

Yearly costs for the A.A.S. Degree program are approximately $4,300 for in-district students and $7,100 for those out-of-district. This includes tuition and fees.

Costs for the Level II Certificate program are approximately $2,800 for in-district students and $4,350 for those out-of-district per year including tuition and fees.

Approximate yearly costs for the Level I Certificate program are $1,400 for in-district students and $2,200 for those out-of-district. This includes tuition and fees.

Additional fees for books and supplies may vary according the the degree/certificate plan.  

For more information on education costs, payment options, payment plans, deadlines and more, visit our Tuition and Fees section.

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.  For more information, visit our Financial Aid section.

*Alvin Community College may change tuition rates and other fees without notice or when so directed by the Board of Regents.

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