We offer bachelor of business administration (BBA) degrees majoring in logistics and intermodal transportation as well as a major in management with an emphasis in operations management. Our degree programs provide students with the problem-solving skills and supply chain knowledge needed to manage and lead modern organizations. We also provide foundational courses to develop critical-thinking skills in students of business by teaching upper level core classes in business statistics, optimization and operations management to all BBA majors.
Graduate courses delivered by the department serve our MBA programs and the PhD program in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
Leadership development is part of our culture. Our innovative curriculum incorporates business fundamentals and the current trends in today’s business environment. You will learn from faculty well-known for their published research and the strength of their teaching skills. Our faculty members genuinely care about your success as a student and will work hard to prepare you for future success in today’s highly competitive global environment.
What Is Logistics and Intermodal Transportation (LIT)?
Logistics involves ensuring the availability of the right product, in the right quantity and the right condition, at the right place, at the right time, for the right customer, at the right cost. Intermodal transportation is combining the cost and/or service advantages of more than one mode of transportation in an efficient, seamless product movement.
What Is Operations Management (OM)?
Businesses create value by producing products and providing services that meet or exceed customer expectations. Operations management deals with the processes by which a company uses its resources to create those products and services in a way that maximizes their value.
Why the College of Business at Georgia Southern University?
- International accreditation from the AACSB
Only institutions with proven track records of academic excellence are able to obtain this important stamp of approval, so you can count on receiving a high quality educational experience.
- A caring environment
Georgia Southern provides a student-centered environment led by administrators and faculty and staff who genuinely care about your success.
- Interaction with faculty and business leaders
Our classes are taught by qualified professors, not graduate students, and class sizes are often small. Regional and national speakers come to campus regularly to participate in our annual Executive-in-Residence and Accounting Day programs.
- First-rate facilities and computer labs
The Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management is housed in the College of Business building, which has state-of-the-art multi-media classroom facilities and four computer labs with the latest technology.
- Internship opportunities
Internships help you better integrate academic knowledge with practical applications. Exposure to logistics practices and business environments can also help you decide which career path is right for you and help jump start your career before entering the workforce on a permanent basis. Logistics students have recently been offered internships by clickinghere.
- Scholarships & Financial Aid
Each year, logistics scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of classroom performance, professional potential, and financial need. Financial support for the scholarship program is provided by the Georgia Ports Authority, Transportation Club of Atlanta, the Atlanta Maritime Association, Propeller Club of Savannah, Savannah Maritime Association, Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, and the Savannah Traffic Club, among others.
- Off-Campus Learning
Student field trips are a unique feature of the LIT program. Recent tours have included visits to the Georgia Ports Authority, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, and The Home Depot Distribution Center. The LIT program also benefits from its relationship with a number of industry organizations. Each year, students are selected to participate in national and regional conferences and meetings.
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