Certificate - Manufacturing and Logistics

Enrollment into the certificate is by Departmental Permission only.

In this 18-credit Manufacturing and Logistics certificate, you will explore the exciting fields of modern manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution, and be introduced to the concepts of logistics and supply chain and their relationship to local and global economies.

You will learn the basic principles and practices of a safe and productive manufacturing environment, as well as the principles of planning, production, and product distribution. Elements to be covered include understanding the product life cycle from conception through distribution. Other topics include inventory control, protective packaging, and customer service. Students will learn various aspects of warehouse operations management, including bar coding, radio frequency identification (RFID), Kanban, just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, inventory replenishments, and use of third-party logistics.

Learn the effective process planning that goes into product distribution and transportation, as well as management techniques including analysis of warehouse locations, operations, and management. Classroom instruction combines hands-on use and operation of logistics equipment - knowledge that is essential to success in the logistics field.

Admission Requirements

Students entering a direct enroll certificate program in Manufacturing and Logistics (18 credits) must take the Accuplacer assessment if they have not successfully taken 6 college credits, including college level-English or math. The Accuplacer is used for assessment purposes only and not for determining prerequisites for program enrollment. Students who do not meet these minimum standards may be conditionally enrolled at the discretion of the Supply Chain and Logistics Management Program Director. Students who have completed the equivalent of MATH 097, ENG 101, and CAP 110 are more likely to find success in these certificate programs. Students not meeting the recommended Accuplacer levels are encouraged to take tutorials in English, math and computer literacy before starting course work in a certificate. Students cannot place into ENG 088 and be enrolled in certificate programs.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all the graduation requirements as stated in the catalog.

First Semester

BMM 101

Key Principles of Manufacturing (CPT)

3

BMM 125

Manufacturing Logistics

3

Second Semester

BMM 110

Technology in Advanced Manufacturing (CPT)

3

BMM 126

Introduction to Materials and Logistics Management

3

Third Semester

BMM 221

Warehouse and Distribution Center Management

3

BMM 227

Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management

3

Total Credits in the Certificate  

18