LSCM Courses


LSCM 3251. Principles of Supply Chain Mng. 3-0-3 Units.

Introduces students to an organization's resources and processes in its efforts to create products or services. The set of resources planned and managed includes the work force, equipment, materials and information. Topics include coverage of operations strategy and managing change, product design, process selection and planning, and controlling the supply chain.(F,M,S)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and BUSA 2850 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 3257. Object Oriented Programming. 3-0-3 Units.

Uses structured programming language for problems related to supply chain management. Emphasis is placed upon development of remote execution programming through LAMP paradigm. Topics include integrated use of operating systems, specialized server software, database and object oriented programming languages applied to problems related to supply chain management.(As Needed)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and BUSA 2201 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4253. Integrated Material/Supply Chn. 3-0-3 Units.

Examines the technology, tools, and practices of modern integrated materials sourcing and logistics. Topics include distribution requirements planning, continuous replenishment, just-in-time, and efficient replenishment.(S)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and LSCM 3251 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4255. Business Process Simulations. 3-0-3 Units.

Covers the basic techniques for computer simulation modeling and analysis of business processes in manufacturing and service industries. Course emphasis is on conceptualizing abstract models of real-world systems (for example, inventory or queuing systems), implementing simulations in Excel and special purpose software (ProModel), production planning and control simulation studies, experimental design, and analyzing simulation output.(F)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility, BUSA 3055, LSCM 3251 both with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4256. Application Programming SCM. 3-0-3 Units.

Combines database theory and techniques such as tables, queries, forms, reports, and sequential programming with optimization theory to create user friendly applications to support supply chain management.(As Needed)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and BUSA 2850 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4288. Logistics. 3-0-3 Units.

Examines the fundamental elements of channel systems and various institutions that utilize such systems. Distribution models that describe different industries will be investigated. These models will include ways to assess the legal environment and how price is impacted by channel relationships.(F)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and LSCM 3251.

LSCM 4503. Quality Management Systems. 3-0-3 Units.

Examines the continuous quality management and improvement philosophy. Topics include strategic management, quality assessment, teams, the role of leadership, lean manufacturing, tools for improving, quality processes, techniques for charting attribute and variable data, Statistical Process Control, Six-Sigma, and lean manufacturing.(F,S, M)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility, MNGT 3051 and LSCM 3251, both with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4580. Supply Chain Management System. 3-0-3 Units.

Covers the major components of supply chain management systems thaT support the major supply chain activities such as planning, sourcing, production, material flow, inverntory management, and delivery. Students will have hands-on experience with a commercial-grade supply chain management system.
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility, BUSA 3055, MARK 3010, MGIS 3351 and LSCM 3251.

LSCM 4700. Independent Study LSCM. 0-0-3 Units.

Supervised, in-depth individual research and study of one or more current topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in conjunction with an associated major project. Students will be required to prepare a formal report and presentation of the research topic and project.(F, S, M)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and LSCM 3251 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4701. Global Strat Supply Chain Mngt. 3-0-3 Units.

This course will provide students with current and emerging textbook theories about global SCM strategies along with participation in a cumulative live case study experience for the Operations and Supply Chain Management Major. Students will use the knowledge gained in the previous courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to develop operational strategies for business applications. The case project will allow students to solve practical problems at a manufacturing/service firm with faculty supervision. Student teams will address significant operational problems and identify improvement opportunities. Teams will write recommendation/implementation reports, oversee pilot/full-scale implementations when feasible, and make presentations of their work to faculty and members of the companies involved.(S)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility, have completed 9 hours of upper division coursework, completed or concurrently taking LSCM 4253, and LSCM 4288.

LSCM 4800. Special Topics LSCM. 3-0-3 Units.

Examines current, relevant topics in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Each special topics course will cover a new current topic.(F, S, M)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility and LSCM 3251 with a "C" or better.

LSCM 4900. LSCM Internship. 0-0-3 Units.

Provides students with on-site work experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management through a coordinated academic internship experience with a pre-approved employer. A portfolio chronicling the work experience, a project relating relevant academic literature to the Operations Management internship experience, and a final presentation encompassing the entire internship experience are required to receive academic credit.(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: Upper Division Eligibility, MNGT 4900 (Grade of "B" or Better), plus an additional 3 credit hours of upper division MNGT or LSCM, and 3 credit hours of any upper division business course, all with a "C" or better.