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 1003Transportation & Physical Distribution

3 Credits

TWDL 1103Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1113Certified Logistics Associate

3 Credits

TWDL 1203Introduction to Import/Export

3 Credits

TWDL 1223Certified Logistics Technician

3 Credits

TWDL 1303Principles of Operations Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1402Transportation & Cargo Security

2 Credits

BSNS 1553Introduction to Business

3 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

MAFT 1102Manufacturing Forklift

2 Credits

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

MCHN 1442Rigging

2 Credits

MCHN 1452Lubrication

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:39

General education

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

or

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3 Credits

SPAN 1503Basic Spanish

3 Credits

General Education Course

3 Credits

Technical Electives

6 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 1613English I

3 Credits

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3 Credits

TWDL 1113Certified Logistics Associate

3 Credits

TWDL 1223Certified Logistics Technician

3 Credits

Spring semester

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

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

 

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

or

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

 

MCHN 1442Rigging

2 Credits

MCHN 1452Lubrication

2 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

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