Manufacturing Technology: Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics (TWDL) Specialization, AAS

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Program Overview

Through general education and core courses, the Manufacturing Technology: Transportation/Warehousing /Distribution /Logistics (TWDL) Specialization is designed to provide the student with fundamental theories of manufacturing related to transportation, supply chain, the economy, modes of transportation, special carriers, global transportation, costing, pricing, carrier strategy and information management, exporting and importing skills, integrated supply chain management, process and capacity planning and control, inventory planning, forecasting, just-in-time philosophy, push vs. pull program, total quality management, enterprise resource planning and security related systems. The curriculum also includes practical skills in rigging, forklift operation, lubrication, and computer programs.

The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Students can finish a number of short-term training certificates as they progress through the program, and can join the program at multiple points, depending on assessment results and educational goals. To be successful in the Transportation/Warehousing/Distribution/Logistics (TWDL) Specialization, students should first complete the Manufacturing Logistics Certificate.

This program was created as part of the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing, which includes 21 Illinois community colleges.

Additional Program Information

Students who successfully pass the two assessments (TWDL 1113 and TWDL 1223) will be recognized as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).

Program Requirements

Major Courses

TWDL 1113Certified Logistics Associate

3 Credits

TWDL 1223Certified Logistics Technician

3 Credits

TWDL 1003Transportation & Physical Distribution

3 Credits

TWDL 1103Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1203Introduction to Import/Export

3 Credits

TWDL 1303Principles of Operations Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1402Transportation & Cargo Security

2 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

BSNS 1553Introduction to Business

3 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

MAFT 1102Manufacturing Forklift

2 Credits

MCHN 1442Rigging

2 Credits

MCHN 1452Lubrication

2 Credits

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:39

General education

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

or

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

MATH 1113Technical Mathematics I

3 Credits

MATH 1123Technical Mathematics II

3 Credits

SPAN 1503Basic Spanish

3 Credits

General Education Course

3 Credits

Technical Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:24

Higher level English and/or mathematics course(s) can be substituted.

Choose the General Education course from the General education courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Choose the Technology course from the Technology Electives list.

Total Credit Hours: 63

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

MATH 1113Technical Mathematics I

3 Credits

TWDL 1113Certified Logistics Associate

3 Credits

TWDL 1223Certified Logistics Technician

3 Credits

Spring semester

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

MATH 1123Technical Mathematics II

3 Credits

MAFT 1102Manufacturing Forklift

2 Credits

SPAN 1503Basic Spanish

3 Credits

TWDL 1103Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1303Principles of Operations Management

3 Credits

Summer term

TWDL 1402Transportation & Cargo Security

2 Credits

Fall semester

BSNS 1553Introduction to Business

3 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

TWDL 1003Transportation & Physical Distribution

3 Credits

TWDL 1203Introduction to Import/Export

3 Credits

Technical Elective

3 Credits

Spring Semester

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

 

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

or

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

 

MCHN 1442Rigging

2 Credits

MCHN 1452Lubrication

2 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 63
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$9,261.00
Lab fees:
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 10.00
COSC 1372 Excel 25.00
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 25.00
ELTR 1402 Industrial Safety 110.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 5.00
MAFT 1102 Manufacturing Forklift 20.00
MCHN 1442 Rigging 15.00
MCHN 1452 Lubrication 15.00
TWDL 1113 Certified Logistics Associate 130.00
TWDL 1223 Certified Logistics Technician 130.00
485.00
485.00
 Testing Fees:  TWDL 1113  Certified Logistics Associate  
43.00
 
   TWDL 1223  Certified Logistics Technician
 
43.00
 
        86.00  
Books:
BSNS 1553 Introduction to Business
154.40
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 191.40
COSC 1372 Excel 143.95
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 208.35
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 84.95
MAFT 1323 Lean & Quality Overview 189.05
MATH 1113 Technical Mathematics I or higher* 371.40
MCHN 1442 Rigging 63.95
MCHN 1452 Lubrication 63.95
SPAN 1503 Basic Spanish 39.95
TWDL 1003 Transportation & Physical Distribution 222.00
TWDL 1103 Intro to Supply Chain Management 162.40
TWDL 1203 Intro to Import/Export 68.00
TWDL 1303 Principles of Operation Management 432.85
TWDL 1402 Transportation & Cargo Security 78.90
2,475.50
2,475.50
*The same textbook is used for MATH 1113 and MATH 1123.
TOTAL $12, 367.50
This program requires six hours of electives. The total price does not include all costs associated with the electives. All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.