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Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Associate of Arts Degree


The courses offered in this program will give the students the basic skills needed to obtain a position as a Procurement or Operations Clerk within a variety of logistics organizations. Supply Chain Management involves every aspect of purchasing, transportation, storage, and distribution of goods from manufacturers to consumers.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of business terms and concepts.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information-based approach.
  3. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing global environment.

Associate Degree Requirements

Unit Requirement

Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.

*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.

Program of Study

Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Academic/Career/Certificate Programs section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

General Education

Complete one of the three General Education options below (visit the General Education page for details):

Option 1 — Coastline General Education: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.

Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.

Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.

Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement

Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses. See what courses fulfill the Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement.

Course Title Units
Required Core
Students will complete all of the following:
MS C100Business Organization and Management3
MS C102Human Relations in Business3
MS C104Human Resource Management3
SM C101Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management3
or MS C171 Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management
SM C102Logistics/Supply Chain Operations3
or MS C172 Logistics/Supply Chain Operations
Program Electives
Select six units of the following:6
Introduction to Accounting
Introduction to Business
Introduction to International Business
Introduction to Marketing
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operations and Management
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Office Organization
Introduction to Information Systems
Management and Employee Communication
Purchasing and Procurement
Purchasing and Procurement
Supply Chain/Logistics Management
Supply Chain/Logistics Management
Total for Major21
Requirement Units
Total Units for Major Preparation 21
Degree Option 1, 2, or 3 Varies
Electives to satisfy unit requirement Varies
Total Degree Units 60