Supply Chain Management Associate in Science

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Supply Chain Management Associate in Science
Type: AS
Major Code : SCMGT-AS
CIP: 1652020901
Educational Plan: SCMGT-AS

Program Description

Seminole State's Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Supply Chain Management prepares students for initial employment in an occupation within the broad range of Supply Chain Management disciplines, or to provide supplemental training for persons employed within this field. The content includes, but is not limited to, related business and accounting practices such as standard operating procedures, negotiation techniques, planning, organizing, logistical concepts, purchasing and inventory control theory and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the development of business and managerial skills necessary for the efficient and effective performance of all operations within an organization's supply chain.


Supply Chain Management professionals are trained in the areas of planning, forecasting, purchasing, production, transportation, storage, distribution and keeping track of products as they flow toward you and other consumers. Supply Chain Managers are responsible for processing orders, managing warehouses, inventory control and critical decision making. With a combination of specific training in business and management, coupled with general education coursework, managers entering the workforce will be well rounded and prepared for success and advancement. When you receive your package from Amazon in just two days, that’s supply chain management at work!

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to be employed as supply chain managers, customer service managers, fulfillment supervisors and supply chain analysts. These careers can be found with successful manufacturing and production companies, service providers, government agencies and many other industries.

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Job Outlook

Employment in this field is expected to grow by 4-26 percent through 2019. Continued demand for supply chain management professionals will lead to new openings for personnel in local organizations. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

College Credit Certificates

Students pursing this degree also may obtain the following college credit certificates: 

  • Business Operations Certificate
  • Business Specialist Certificate
  • Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • Supply Chain Management Certificate

Degree Transfer

The following transfer options are available for A.S. Degree in Supply Chain Management graduates:

  • Seminole State's Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business and Information Management (BIM).
  • DirectConnect to UCF: The University of Central Florida's Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)


Students pursuing a Supply Chain Management degree or certificate with Seminole State College who hold an industry certification approved by the Global Logistics Associate American Society of Transportation and Logistics may be eligible to receive up to 12 articulated college credits.

Program Note

Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field and/or transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to a college or university should consult with an academic advisor to ensure completion of all entry requirements for the baccalaureate program of their choice.

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Available Courses
Required Courses
This is an introductory course in computer applications that focuses on the effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software programs. Students will gain a fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and learn skills that have practical applications in real world business situations. This course utilizes lectures and hands-on computer exercises. Lab fee required.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the business environment. The business disciplines discussed include management, international business, marketing, finance, economics, accounting and business law. This course provides useful information for business majors and any others involved in owning or operating businesses. This course is also recommended for students expecting to take ACG 2021 Principles of Financial Accounting.
This course explores the dynamic environment of international business, a multi-disciplinary subject that draws from international economics (balance of trade, balance of payments), politics, institutions, culture and technology as well as insight into the mechanics of international trade and investment, the international financial system and business management in the global marketplace.
This course develops effective oral and written business communication skills to create successful human relations. Communication skills are taught in the four language areas: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Studies include grammar, proofreading, editing and business communication composition.
This course emphasizes the study of the four fundamental functions of management: planning, leading, organizing and controlling and their application to business decision-making. Connections will be made between the planning process and the controlling function to evaluate organizational performance. The course also studies theoretical principles of management, communication concepts, human resource management, organizational structures as well as motivational theory. Principles will be applied to entrepreneurial, corporate and international organizations.
Overview of the history and current practices related to the quality movement. Students will study contributions of quality experts such as Deming, Juran and Crosby and will be introduced to the concepts of team management, group processes and problem-solving skills. Various measurement tools for process improvement and control will be examined.
This course presents an analysis of inventory control problems and methods. Topics include demand forecasting, independent demand inventory systems, inventory models and aggregate planning. Inventory management will be presented within the context of sustainable, efficient and effective supply chain management.
This course introduces students to operations management techniques including their application to functional areas of the business enterprise. Topics include the design and management of production operations including productivity, strategy, capacity planning, location, layout, resource management, just-in-time systems, materials requirement planning and project management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to make decisions and resolve problems in an operations management environment and demonstrate an understanding of the role of operations management in the supply chain.
This course deals with the role of logistics in the supply chain, the economy and the organization. Topics explored are customer service, logistics information systems, inventory management, materials management and supply chain management. The objective is to explore the full scope of the transportation plant and services as a necessary preparation to efficient use of the transportation system.
This course is an introduction to the practical concepts of warehousing, including the types of equipment, storage processes and systems, the technologies used to identify and track units in a warehouse and the regulations designed to ensure safety in warehouse operations. The principles and processes of warehouse management are discussed within the greater context of the supply chain.
This course covers the study of purchasing skills as they relate within supply chain management. The course will cover inventory control, purchase orders, the importance of documentation and purchasing procedures. The purchasing function will be examined within the context of public, non-profit and private sector organizations.

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This course provides instruction and practice in the fundamentals of accounting. Selected topics include accounts payable and receivable, cash control systems, worksheets, financial statements, adjusting and closing entries, purchases and cash payments, sales and cash receipts and payroll. This course may be used to provide a foundation for financial accounting. Activities are recorded manually and in an accounting software program. Lab fee required.
In this course, students will learn to use Quickbooks, a computerized accounting software program. Selected topics include setting up a company, setting up and modifying a chart of accounts, tracking invoices and customer payments, entering and paying bills, tracking inventory, using banking features and preparing financial reports. Lab fee required.


This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of financial accounting. Topics include the accounting cycle, analysis of financial statement transactions, financial statement preparation, accounting for assets, liabilities, equities, revenues and expenses. Accounting for entities including partnerships and corporations is introduced.
This course introduces the student to the use of accounting information by managers. Topics include the use of accounting information for planning and control, capital investment, performance evaluation, decision-making, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis.
Elective Courses
This course will focus on management of sustainability in enterprises using a problem-based learning approach. A foundation of knowledge in sustainable business practices in a variety of industry settings will be developed.
This course presents an integrated approach to the design and management of activities and systems involved in the movement of goods and services from manufacturers and suppliers to consumers. Students learn the fundamentals of transportation, distribution, inventory, purchasing, logistics, warehousing and other topics related to the management of the supply chain in an electronic and traditional environment.
Any ACG prefix course
Any ENT prefix course
Any FIN prefix course
Any GEB prefix course
Any MAN prefix course
Any MAR prefix course
Any TRA Prefix course
Any MNA Prefix course
Any SBM prefix course
General Education Courses
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher. This class satisfies the General Education State Core Communications requirement for A.A. degree seeking students.
This is an introductory course covering the nature, scope and methods of economics, economic concepts and economic institutions. Emphasis is placed upon production, consumption, determination of prices, distribution of income, fiscal policy, national income determinants, money and banking and comparative economic systems. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This class satisfies the General Education State Core Social Science/History requirement for AA degree seeking students.

Humanities General Education course


Mathematics General Education course (MAC 1105 is recommended for students wishing to pursue the B.S. in Business & Information Management)

Science General Education course

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Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.


Students with a baccalaureate degree or an associate of arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met general education requirements for this degree program.


Mathematics General Education course MAC 1105 is recommended for students pursuing the B.S. in Business & Information Management (BIM) degree.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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Tuition and Fee Comparison*

 Seminole StateUFFSUUCF
Tuition and Fees$3,131$6,380$6,480$6,379
Room and Board-0-$10,120$10,666$10,010
Books and Supplies$1,000$1,030$1,000$1,030

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