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On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4 years
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It's simple supply and demand: we supply you with the career skills to put yourself in high demand.
Known nationally for an innovative curriculum and dynamic programs that help arm our graduates with critical thinking skills and real-life interaction with logistics executives, company case studies and a required paid internship, the B.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares you for a rewarding career in logistics as a practitioner or an academic.

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Why Earn a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Degree?

Logistics and supply chain management encompasses all of the activities involved in getting a product to the consumer. The field is so broad that virtually any business could be a potential employer.

Components of the program include customer service, demand forecasting, distribution communications, inventory control, material handling, order processing, parts and service support, plant and warehouse site selection (location analysis), purchasing, packaging, returned goods handling, salvage and scrap disposal, traffic and transportation, and warehousing and storage.

The logistics and supply chain management program will provide you with a well-rounded, state-of-the-art education using a "learn today, apply tomorrow" classroom philosophy.

Marketable Skills
  • Supply chain management decision-making
  • Problem recognition/solution generation
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership ability
  • Oral and written communication

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Degree Highlights

You can achieve professional certification in transportation, logistics and distribution (CTLD) from the American Society of Transportation and Logistics.
Gartner Research recently ranked us 6th among all undergraduate logistics and supply chain management programs in North America, enabling us to attract many large and well-known corporations to recruit UNT students.
Our faculty members publish in journals such as the Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, European Journal of Operational Research and the International Journal of Production Economy.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a national leader in distribution, transportation and logistics services and students have interned or obtained full-time positions at more than 250 area firms.
You can now work toward this valuable degree at UNT at Frisco, allowing you to benefit from industry engagement with nearby companies while completing your junior and senior years.
We've developed the curriculum with input from the Dallas/Fort Worth Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the North Texas Commission's Logistics Development and Marketing Committee, and an advisory board of 20 senior logistics executives.

What Can You do With a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Degree?

The B.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares you for employment in a large number of different positions and types of firms across the entire supply chain.

Graduates typically obtain jobs in (as):

  • Freight broker
  • Logistics or Operations Analyst
  • Account sales
  • Production and Inventory Planning
  • Fleet or Railroad operations
  • International logistics including Ocean freight and Marine freight management

Graduates continue their careers as:

  • Account Executives
  • Director of Logistics
  • Director of Transportation
  • Director of Operations
  • Vice President of Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Degree Courses You Could Take

Global Alliances and International Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Supply chain and alliance strategy in the multi-national firms. Materials management, international sourcing and distribution, and importing/exporting procedures. International carrier management and operations are examined.
E-Logistics in Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Comprehensive inquiry into the role of e-commerce in collaborative distribution and logistics relationships. Special attention is afforded to resource and technology interdependencies, exchange governance mechanisms and relationship management bench-marking. Emphasis is given to the tools for creating value in the supply chain.
Advanced Logistics Management (3 hrs)
Application of logistics decision-making tools and skills as they apply to inventory, transportation, and warehouse management. Course stresses hands-on application of analytical tools useful in logistics; analysis of the characteristics of logistics system elements and their interrelationships within a company; developing skills to analyze technical logistics problems; and developing executive-level communications skills leading to the concise statement of problems and proposed solutions.
Introduction to Data Warehousing (3 hrs)
Investigates model-based approaches to the design of data warehouses. Examines their critical role in decision systems for business and industry.
Modeling for Business Intelligence (3 hrs)
How modeling for business intelligence systems can be utilized as a key element within a managerial decision process. Attention is paid to how and why such a model is used in a BI support system environment. Topics include the use of mathematical, statistical and business models that are both structured and semi-structured decision problems.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3 hrs)
Analysis and design of domestic and international logistics systems. Topics include transportation, warehousing, inventory control, materials handling and packaging, and plant and warehouse locations within and between firms. Emphasis on concepts and practices that provide firms with a competitive advantage.

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