Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Technology PSAV (5582)

ADDENDUM October 10, 2017 (action based on curriculum evote results July 26, 2017) - New Program


Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Business


Program Description

This Program prepares students for employment in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry. Course content focuses on the practical knowledge and skills needed by a variety of employers, including distribution facilities, carriers, ports, manufacturers, retailers and third-party logistics firms. The program also covers general employability skills, technical skills and an overview of career pathways.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements

No high school diploma or GED is required. Students must:
1. Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.

2.Take the TABE exam if not exempt from TABE testing. To determine of you are exempt, please go to   www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/curriculum-and-programs 

3. Attend an information session or meet with the program advisor.


Completion Requirements

1. Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

2. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading 9; English 9; Mathematics 9; or qualify for TABE exemption.

3. All financial responsibilities must be satisfied.


Program Length
Total program hours:600

Approximate program length: 6 months (24 weeks) full time, 9 months (36 weeks) part time.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Contact Program Director Jenny L. Posadas, posadasj@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3864


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Clock Hours
TRA0011 Logistics and Supply Chain Technology 150
OTA0008 Business Technology Applications 150
TRA0097 Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerk 150
TRA0030 Logistics Operations Technician 150
Total Clock Hours: 600

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, graduates may seek employment in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry. Positions may involve working in the areas of warehouse operations, purchasing, route planning, regulatory compliance and more. For more information, visit the Career Center at www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career.


Career Path Notes
This program was developed with the support and collaboration of local logistics companies, resulting in a curriculum designed to meet industry needs. Program graduates are prepared to enter the industry, or if already working in a logistics-related business, the program can help advance their career.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/