Supply Chain Management (SCM & SCMC)

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Students in the Supply Chain Management degree program gain the knowledge and skills needed to oversee interconnected businesses by coordinating activities among suppliers, manufacturing, warehousing operations, shipping, and customers. Students also develop understanding of processes for moving, tracking, and distributing raw or in-process materials as well as finished goods. 

Students select elective courses from one of two tracks:
- The Operations track focuses on business decisions in Supply Chain Management.
- The Material Handling Technology track focuses on automation and technological advances in the industry.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Business degree and are prepared for entry-level employment in areas such as inventory management, material handling, manufacturing resource planning, warehousing, logistics, traffic and transportation, or procurement.

Graduates also are prepared to take the Level One Supply Chain Professional certification exam offered by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. 

For more information, please contact the Business Technologies Division at (513) 569-1620.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit the Admissions section of the College website.

Supply Chain Management Certificate (SCMC)

The Supply Chain Management Certificate prepares students for employment in several key areas of the supply chain field, including purchasing, warehousing, transportation, manufacturing, and order fulfillment.

Graduates of the certificate program are also prepared to take the Level One Supply Chain Professional certification exam offered by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. 

For more information, please contact the Business Technologies Division at (513) 569-1620.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit the Admissions section of the College website.

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
XXX XXX Computer Elective (B)  303
XXX XXX Track Elective 1 (B)  303
MAT 1XX Mathematics Elective (G)  303
CIT 105OSHA 10 General Industry Safety ( T) 101
SCM 105Principles of Supply Chain Management ( B) 303
Semester 2  
ACC 101Financial Accounting ( B) 223
BUS 190Professional Practices ( B) 101
XXX XXX Track Elective 2 (T)  303
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
MGT 101Principles of Management ( B) 303
SCM 110Warehousing and Distribution ( T) 223
Semester 3  
SCM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 1: Supply Chain Management (T)  1402
Semester 4  
ENG XXX English Elective (G)  303
XXX XXX Track Elective 3 (T)  033
IT 150Logistics and Distribution Technology ( T) 223
MGT 140Quality Management ( T) 303
SCM 120Transportation Systems ( T) 303
Semester 5  
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)  303
XXX XXX Track Elective 4 (T)  303
SCM 205Inventory Management and Control ( T) 303
SCM 290Supply Chain Management Capstone ( T) 223
XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)  303
Semester 6  
SCM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 2: Supply Chain Management (T)  1402
Total Credits:  559164

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
Computer Elective
IM 200Information Systems for Managers3
IT 105Information Technology Concepts3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Mathematics Elective
MAT 115Pre-Statistics3
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics3
MAT 125Algebra and Trigonometry4
MAT 131Statistics 13
MAT 151College Algebra4
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 1303
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Any Transfer Module course from ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC3
Cooperative Education Electives (4 credit hours required)
SCM 191Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Supply Chain Management1
SCM 192Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Supply Chain Management1
SCM 193Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Supply Chain Management1
SCM 194Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Supply Chain Management1
SCM 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Supply Chain Management2
SCM 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Supply Chain Management2
Track Electives (Meet with an advisor to choose a track and corresponding electives)
Operations Track Electives
Must take all three courses listed below
LAW 101Business Law3
SCM 115Manufacturing Planning in Supply Chain Management3
SCM 210Procurement Management3
Must take one of the following courses:
ACC 102Managerial Accounting3
CET 115Architectural Drafting and Computer Aided Design4
EMET 210Energy Efficiency and Audits3
EVT 187Materials Transportation Safety and Security2
MGT 130Project Management3
Material Handling Technology Track Electives
EET 101Electronic Fundamentals 13
EMET 150Introduction to Controls and Robotics 2
MHT 100Introduction to Materials Handling and Logistics Technology3
MHT 200Automation Systems3

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum. 

G = General Education course in this curriculum

B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum

T = Technical course in this curriculum

Supply Chain Management Certificate (SCMC)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
SCM 105Principles of Supply Chain Management 303
SCM 110Warehousing and Distribution 223
Semester 2  
SCM 120Transportation Systems 303
SCM 115Manufacturing Planning in Supply Chain Management 303
SCM 205Inventory Management and Control 303
Semester 3  
SCM 210Procurement Management 303
XXX XXX Technical Elective  303
Total Credits:  20221

Electives

Technical Elective
IT 150Logistics and Distribution Technology3
MGT 140Quality Management3
SCM 290Supply Chain Management Capstone *3
CDL 110Commercial Driver License Training5

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

  • Demonstrate the major functions of supply chain management: planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution of goods and services.
  • Differentiate logistics and supply chain management.
  • Describe alternative ways to organize for supply chain management.
  • Describe methods of inventory planning.
  • Utilize critical thinking in addressing issues.
  • Explain how technology has and continues to change logistics and supply chain management.
  • Compare modes of transportation and related policies.
  • Explain purchasing processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Describe warehouse processes, systems, and performance measures.
  • Analyze legal and ethical issues from a global awareness perspective within the supply chain management industry.
  • Identify improvement opportunities throughout the operations value stream (reduction in operational waste) and develop and implement a plan for acting on these opportunities.
  • Use computer simulation to model a supply chain within a cost effective inventory, facility, location, and transportation framework.
  • Discuss collaboration and communication skills and leadership styles.
  • Demonstrate professionalism specific to the supply chain management industry. 

Courses

SCM 105 Principles of Supply Chain Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on fundamentals of supply chain management and operations. Topics include: logistics, distribution, warehousing, material handling, material flow, transportation, procurement, and tracking.
Prerequisites: AFL 080 or appropriate placement test score
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SCM 110 Warehousing and Distribution
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on warehouse management and distribution skills, including OSHA General Industry Training and forklift operator safety training. Topics include: material handling equipment, information technology tools, receiving, order picking, shipping, inventory management, and storage.
Prerequisites: None
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SCM 115 Manufacturing Planning in Supply Chain Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on operational frameworks, challenges, and opportunities posed by supply chain management and sustainability trends. Topics include: demand forecasting, master production planning, lean production, push and pull production systems, capacity requirements planning, and inventory management.
Prerequisites: SCM 105
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SCM 120 Transportation Systems
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on laws, policies, and procedures related to transportation by ground, rail, air, and water. Topics include: planning, traffic management, environmental compliance, and relationships among suppliers, producers, and consumers.
Prerequisites: None
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SCM 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190 (minimum grade C)
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SCM 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 191
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SCM 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 192
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SCM 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 193
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SCM 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 194
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SCM 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Supply Chain Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 195
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SCM 198 First Year Special Topics in Supply Chain Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Supply Chain Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SCM 199 First Year Independent Project in Supply Chain Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Supply Chain Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Supply Chain Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SCM 205 Inventory Management and Control
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on inventory management and movement of materials. Topics include: independent and dependent demand methods, material management, manufacturing principles, predicting demand, just-in-time operations, quality control, and tracking and logistics technologies.
Prerequisites: SCM 105
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SCM 210 Procurement Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on procurement principles and practices. Topics include: strategic planning, quality control, purchasing laws and ethics, cost estimating, contract management, inventory control, and risk management.
Prerequisites: SCM 105
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SCM 290 Supply Chain Management Capstone
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Students use case studies and simulations to examine the entire scope of Supply Chain Management, including functional and decision-making areas such as distribution, transportation, inventory management, procurement, and logistics.
Prerequisites: SCM 210
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SCM 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Supply Chain Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190 (minimum grade C)
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SCM 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Supply Chain Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 291
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SCM 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Supply Chain Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 292
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SCM 294 Internship 1: Supply Chain Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their first unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190
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SCM 295 Internship 2: Supply Chain Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate?s degree participate in their second unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: SCM 294
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SCM 298 Second Year Special Topics in Supply Chain Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Supply Chain Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SCM 299 Second Year Independent Project in Supply Chain Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Supply Chain Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Supply Chain Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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Faculty

Program Chair

Brian Jaynes, MSEd
brian.jaynes@cincinnatistate.edu

Co-op Coordinator

Brian Hooten, MAOL
brian.hooten@cincinnatistate.edu