Certificates/Degree

General Description
Students who wish to transfer, may take Logistics and Transportation to continue studies in logistics, supply chain management, and related fields. In addition to the transfer courses listed, elective courses which introduce students to the field may also be selected. These include studies in logistics, transportation, export/import trade, planning operations and management, legal issues, inventory, and warehousing. The certificate/A.S. degree program in International Logistics and Transportation prepares students to work in industries affected by the distribution of goods, such as global, international, and cross border trade. The program provides students with a foundation of knowledge to enter the field of logistics and transportation and addresses the changing industry needs as a result of globalization.The program focuses on logistics, transportation and trade issues along the San Diego-Tijuana border region; however, the students for positions related to the field in a variety of organizations which are involved with the logistics industry at a local, national, and international/global level. A work experience component allows students to gain practical skills and to do work toward employment. Students are introduced to the concepts of supply chain management, transporting goods, planning operations, inventory, and warehousing.Career Option

The following list is a sample of the career options available for individuals who focus on logistics and transportation. Most of these career options require a certificate or an associate degree; some require a bachelor’s degree: cargo and freight agent/forwarder, global transportation agent, industrial engineer, international logistics manager, logistician, operations research analyst, production, planning and expediting clerk, supply chain executive/supply chain and logistics manager, transportation, storage, and distribution manager, and warehousing and materials handler.

Degree/Certificate Options Major Code
Associate in Science Degree: Career/Technical
International Logistics and Transportation A1141
Certificates of Achievement:
Logistics and Transportation-Basic
Logistics and Transportation-Intermediate
A1143
A1144

Additional options:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Global Supply Chain Management – CSU San Marcos

International Logistics and Transportation Associate in Science Degree
Career/Technical (Major Code: A1141)To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed along with the following classes:ACCT 7 Basic Business Bookkeeping (3) 3-4
OR
ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I (4)
BUS 142 Business Ethics-Corporate & Personal 1
BUS 177 Principles of International Business 3
CIS 133 Advanced Microcomputer Spreadsheet Software 1
GEOG 145 Intro to Mapping & Geographic Information Science (GIS) 3
LEGL 256 International Law for Business 3
BUS 290-293 Work Experience in Business I-IV (2-4) 2-4Plus the courses required for the Logistics and Transportation-Basic Certificate 22TOTAL UNITS: 38-41International Logistics & Transportation Basic Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A1143)

BUS 122 Principles of Importing and Exporting 3
BUS 126 Introduction to Business Logistics Management 3
BUS 151 Principles of Operations Management 3
BUS 173 Transportation Management 3
BUS 183 Business Mathematics 3
CIS 101 Intro to Computers & Information Processing 4
BUS 211 Communication in Business & Industry 3
OR
BUS 212 Business Communication

TOTAL UNITS: 22

International Logistics & Transportation Intermediate Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A1144)

ACCT 7 Basic Business Bookkeeping (3) 3-4
OR
ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I (4)
BUS 142 Business Ethics-Corporate & Personal 1
BUS 177 Principles of International Business 3
CIS 133 Advanced Microcomputer Spreadsheet Software 1
GEOG 145 Intro to Mapping & Geographic Information Science (GIS) 3
LEGL 256 International Law for Business 3
BUS 290-293 Work Experience in Business I-IV (2-4) 2-4

Plus the courses required for the Logistics and Transportation-Basic Certificate 22

TOTAL UNITS: 38-41

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