Course List for Supply Chain Management | Programs | Fox Valley Technical College

Supply chains can be found in every business and industry. You may have heard it called logistics, purchasing, distribution or material management. These jobs are in high demand, and you can get the skills you need to be a part of this ever-changing and growing career field. In the Supply Chain Management program, you’ll learn all about the flow of goods and services from sourcing of materials, through manufacturing and distribution, and delivery to the customer. Your training will even include a course where you’ll apply your knowledge in a variety of real-life supply chain scenarios.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    General Studies

    (15 Credits)

    Course Title

    Course Number

    Credits

    Instructional Hours

    Outside Effort Hours**

    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility

  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm

    10-801-196

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

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    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree

  • Math w Business Apps

    10-804-123

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

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    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804123
    • Credits: 3.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    Covers real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, applying math concepts to the purchasing/buying process, applying math concepts to the selling process, and basic statistics with business/consumer applications.

    Prereq: Arith – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 46+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 16+ OR Arith Prep 10834109 OR Not pursuing a degree

  • Psychology of Human Relations

    10-809-199

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809199
    • Credits: 3.00

    Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and people’s everyday lives. Students seek a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others, and to improve their relationships at work, in the family and in society.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree

  • Written Communication

    10-801-195

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

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    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree

  • Economics

    10-809-195

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

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    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    This course is designed to give an overview of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree

    Suggested Electives

    (2 Credits)

    Course Title

    Course Number

    Credits

    Instructional Hours

    Outside Effort Hours**

    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility

  • Business Law 1

    10-102-103

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10102103
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces legal principles and standard business law concepts and their implications for business. It emphasizes contracts, sales, commercial paper, bailment, agency and real property, with references to the Uniform Commercial Code and recent consumer legislation.

  • Marketing 1, Principles of

    10-104-151

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

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    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10104151
    • Credits: 3.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    Introduces students to the marketing function and process. Techniques for analyzing the marketing environment and understanding customers’ needs and wants are explored. Students apply marketing principles to select target markets, develop positioning and create marketing programs to serve markets. Topics include product management and development, pricing, distribution and promotion strategies.

  • InternationalProfFieldStudy: Ireland

    10-140-100K

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10140100K
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provide students with firsthand knowledge of living, working and studying in an international environment. Participants will learn basics of a language and culture, interact with local students and professionals, and gain cultural awareness and understanding of values, beliefs and behaviors in a different society and workplace.

  • Problem Solving Methodologies

    10-623-157

    3

    Credit

    54

    108

    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623157
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers structured problem solving methodologies including Six Sigma, 8D, and PDSA used to identify true root causes and implement effective corrective actions. The application of individual quality tools and techniques to support these methodologies is also covered.

  • Lean Tools

    10-623-195

    2

    Credit

    36

    72

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    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10623195
    • Credits: 2.00

    Credit for Prior Learning Options Available

    Introduces useful tools to use when implementing Lean in your organization. Major course topics include team building, lean tools and project management.