What You Will Study – Curriculum
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management program aims to promote a broad, analytical, and highly integrated study of business with a specialization in the field of supply chain management. The specialization focuses on providing in-depth knowledge and understanding of: logistics and supply networks, the economic, socio-cultural, legal, and political environments within which supply networks operate; and key supply chain functions and processes in business systems. The degree also prioritizes the development of students’ personal competencies necessary to lead corporate initiatives, and the enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development to contribute to society at large. The program also includes an optional component which is a credit-baring internship placement in the field of logistics and supply chain management.
Deree students are eligible to receive two degrees: a US degree based on the College’s NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education) accreditation, and a UK degree awarded by The Open University (OU) based on the College’s validation partnership with OU.
Why Study Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Deree
- Attend a bachelor’s program that has been developed with the input of leading employers in the private sector, ensuring that the curriculum is relevant and career-driven.
- Gain knowledge and skills that are applicable to a wide variety of careers in supply chain related business areas, and receive sound preparation for graduate studies.
- Capitalize on the status of the Deree School of Business and Economics as a pioneer in business education in Greece.
- Develop a professional network utilizing Deree’s strong ties with leading companies and renowned professionals of the business world.
- Experience a student-centered approach to teaching and learning, and take advantage of study abroad and international internship opportunities.
- Study exclusively in English, among students from 70 countries and truly prepare for the international job market.
- Study on a 64-acre campus bursting with activities, student life, and opportunities to develop your interests.
Career/Graduate Study Opportunities
The theoretical, practical, and experiential foundations provided by studying Logistics and Supply Chain Management help graduates function effectively in any contemporary supply chain related business environment. Graduates are also well prepared for entry into specialized programs at the graduate level. The links with industry, commerce, and shipping create ideal opportunities for stimulating career paths.
The program requires a total of 121 credits. Generally, students begin their studies by enrolling in Liberal Education courses as well as a few major courses. They must complete 43 credits in liberal education core/electives, 72 credits in the concentration core, and an additional 6 credits from any academic area as elective courses.
Introduction to Academic Writing
Integrated Academic Writing and Ethics
Academic Writing and Research
Mathematics for Business, Economics and Sciences
Business Driven Information Technology
Any natural science with a lab
Liberal Education Electives:
OneLE designated course in STEM/natural sciences
Three LE designated courses in the social and behavioral sciences (from more than one discipline)
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- International Business
- One additional course from the social and behavioral sciences
Two LE designated courses in humanities (from more than one discipline)
- Business Ethics
- One additional course in humanities
One LE designated course in the fine and performing arts
Business Legal Issues
Business Research Methods
Principles of Microeconomics
Foundations of Corporate Finance
Principles of Operations Management
Managing People and Organizations
Fundamentals of Marketing
Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Management
The Logistics of Supply Networks
Information Flows, Financial Flows & the Management of Risk in Supply Networks
Total Quality Management
Supply Chain Management
Seminar in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
One of the following:
Export Strategy and Management
The Decision Making Process: A Qualitative Approach
Management of Services
Carriage of Goods by Sea, and Law of International Trade
Retailing and Supply Chain Management
One of the following:
Internship in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
or one course from the electives listed above