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Supply Chain Management, Associate of Science Degree

Banner Code: 3_AS_SCM

Control Number: 22939

Financial Aid Eligible

This Supply Chain Management Associate of Science degree program prepares students to progress in their careers and educational paths in a wide variety of industries that depend on their supply chains. For learners who are currently working, this program will provide them with the knowledge and skills to move up the career ladder to an analyst role or into another back-office function.

The supply chain management courses required for this degree prepare students to sit for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) SCProTM Fundamentals certifications. Courses focus on overall supply chain management, demand planning, inventory control, and warehousing operations. Coursework also covers the traditional managerial framework of leading, organizing, planning, controlling, communicating, training, and process improvement. Students will use analytical tools including strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis, and other frameworks. Coursework emphasizes embracing diversity within organizations and creating inclusive organizational cultures.

Potential careers include logistics analysts; industrial production managers; wholesale and retail buyers; cargo and freight agents; production, planning, and expediting clerks; and brokerage clerks. Supply chain positions are required in many industries and in businesses of many sizes.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. 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.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.
  3. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.
  4. Formulate strategies that embrace diversity within organizations and create inclusive organizational cultures.

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business 13
BUS C139Business Communication 13
or ENGL C136 Business Communication
MGMT C100Principles of Management3
MGMT C115Human Relations in Business3
MGMT C171Supply Chain Management Fundamentals3
MGMT C172Warehousing Operations3
Program Electives
Choose a minimum of six units from the following:6
Introduction to Accounting
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 1
ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners
Introduction to Project Management
Business Law/Legal Environment of Business 1
Introduction to International Business
Personal Finance
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management 1
Introduction to Data Analytics
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Interpersonal Communication 2
Public Speaking 2
Intercultural Communication 2
Principles of Microeconomics 1, 2
Principles of Macroeconomics 1, 2
Business and Organizational Ethics
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Units Required for Major24
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC patternVaries
Electives to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60

Course is on the Business Administration 2.0 Associate in Science for Transfer degree (BUS ADT) course pattern.


Course satisfies General Education requirements​.