Minor in Distribution & Logistics Management


The following minor is designed to offer knowledge in a certain field of study and to build capacities that will increase the candidates’ value vis-à-vis employment and/or promotion opportunities.

Upon completion of minor requirements candidates will be able to:

  • Find the best way to distribute a product to customers.
  • Manage both product and information flows.
  • Handle transportation warehousing, packaging, inventory control, supply scheduling, and order processing.

Distribution management activities are carried out by manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, public warehouse firms, freight forwarders, and public and private transportation firms. Careers in distribution management provide an individual with the potential for rapid advancement within a firm.

Positions available to students are:

  • In transportation
  • Purchasing and logistics include physical distribution manager
  • Inventory control manager
  • Traffic manager
  • Distribution center manager
  • Distribution planning analyst
  • Warehousing/operations manager, and customer service manager.

As such, students will be required to take the three required courses along with another two from a pool of courses available to them as follows:

Students are required to use the following table:

Course #

Description

Credits

Prerequisite

MRK 201

Fundamentals of Marketing

3

 

MRK 205

Principles of Channel Distribution

3

MRK 201

MRK 335

Materials & Warehouse Management

3

MRK 205

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

MRK 215

Fundamentals of Purchasing

3

MRK 201

MRK 315

Import-Export Management

3

BAD 315 , MRK 311

MRK 323

Retail Management

3

MRK 205 , MRK 311

MRK 422

Packaging, Warehousing & Inventory Control

3

MRK 335

MRK 345

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

3

MRK 205

MRK 404

Transportation Management

3

MRK 345

MRK 425

Business to Business Marketing

3

MRK 423

Total

 

15 cr.

 

Suggested Program:

First Semester: MRK 201
Second Semester: MRK 205, MRK 215
Third Semester: MRK 335, MRK 345