Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

From procurement to production to distribution and beyond, CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics/Supply Chain Management (BSBA-L/SCM) offers students the foundational knowledge and practical skills that are essential for efficient supply chain operations. This concentration combines core managerial philosophies with a focus on logistical support and supply chain integration. The BSBA-L/SCM curriculum links industry-tested concepts with real-world examples to illustrate techniques for distribution management, inventory control, material acquisition, and supplier management from a global perspective. CTU’s BSBA program is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) and is offered on campus in Colorado Springs or Online.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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  • Total Credits 

    180
  • Program Availability

    Online | Colorado Springs

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  • Program Outline

    Building an Understanding in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    The BSBA-L/SCM degree available through CTU is a 180-quarter credit program built around general education, core knowledge and classes in the logistics and supply chain management concentration. After students complete their learning in classes like business law, financial management, international business communication and spreadsheet applications, they go on to take courses in their area of business administration specialization. Concentration classes include:

    • Contract Management
    • Procurement and Acquisition
    • Quality Management
    • Supply Chain Negotiation

    The concentration comprises 28 of the total quarter credits needed for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with Logistics/Supply Chain Management concentration. This builds on top of the 66 required quarter credits in general education and the 86 required quarter credits in business administration.

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    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    or
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
     
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
     
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    or
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
     
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    MATH301Data Driven Statistics4.5
    MATH451Data Driven Decision Making4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
     
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    or
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications4
    ECON310Global Managerial Economics4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT440Managing Organizational Change4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    MGM255Management Fundamentals4
    MGM316International Business Communications4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM355International Business Practices4
    MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4
    MGMT235Business Law I4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MGMT495Business Capstone4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:86
    Courses: Logistics/Supply Chain Management Concentration
    BADM370Quality Management4
    SCM220Transportation and Distribution Management4
    SCM310Material and Inventory Management4
    SCM340Supply Chain Negotiation4
    SCM350Contract Management4
    SCM420Procurement and Acquisition4
    SCM430Logistics/Supply Chain Management Capstone4
    Total Credit Hours:28

    SCM430: Capstone class, SCM430, may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision.

    Total Credit Hours: 180

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    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor’s degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    Job Opportunities for those in Logistics

    Students in the BSBA-L/SCM program at CTU may gain a variety of real-life skills that can be beneficial to pursuing a job and developing a career, including:

    • Third-party logistics (3PL), supplier relationship management (SRM), and solicitation and pricing
    • Minimizing supply chain disruptions
    • Dealing with contractor malperformance and circumventing contract litigation
    • Implementing various processes to improve quality assurance

    The standards for the BSBA-L/SCM program at CTU are aligned to those of the Association for Operations Management (APICS) Distribution and Logistics Managers Knowledge Areas and Technical Competencies. These include foundational, professional and occupational related competencies that should drive students toward becoming better-prepared for logistics occupations. Students who finish their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with Logistics/Supply Chain Management (BSBA-L/SCM) could pursue a number of different positions including:1

    • Business Analyst
    • Management Analyst
    • Operations or Store Manager
    • Production Manager
    • Program Manager

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