Logistics & Inventory Systems, Associate of Science

The systematic design and management of the many ways you connect to and the world

Ancilla College’s location, literally surrounded by transportation and distribution centers, is in the road, rail, and shipping nexus of the Crossroads of America. Today, logistics employs more than 250,000 Hoosiers, with 75,000 more in logistics-related careers with regional manufacturers. Overall, Indiana’s logistics employment rate in storage and warehousing is already 60 percent higher than the national average and that trend is likely to continue.

Why Logistics & Inventory Systems?

In the Logistics and Inventory Systems program you will learn to apply logistics concepts and analytically sound principles to the flow of goods in a supply chain.  You will solve and professionally communicate technical solutions and results. Your courses and experiences will also help you build a base from which you can continue your education and develop workplace skills in the field.

Suggested Schedule of Classes

Usual first semester courses

  • Computer Literacy
  • Writing I
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Statistics
  • Infrastructures

Usual second semester courses

  • Public Speaking
  • Writing II
  • Religion, Ethics or Philosophy course
  • General Psychology
  • Business Law

Usual third semester courses

  • Literature Course
  • Laboratory Science Course
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Financial Accounting
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Usual fourth semester courses

  • Art, Music or Spanish language course
  • Economics, History or Political Science course
  • Laboratory Science Course
  • Logistics & Transportation Systems
  • Principles of Management

Concentration Requirements: 18 credit hours

General Education Requirements: 44 credit hours


What are my career options with this program?

Warehouse & shipping management

Customer service and fulfillment

Retail sales, planning and management

Transportation analyst

Distribution center or transportation dispatcher

Shipping and receiving service and management

Inventory and materials processes