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College Of Technology

109 Sill Hall
Ypsilanti, MI,48197
734.487.0354


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About the Program

For detailed information, click the following link to visit the program website at : http://www.emich.edu/cot/progsites/id/index.htm

The College of Technology’s Industrial Distribution program is housed within the School of Technology Studies. Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial distribution. Concentrations in manufacturing, information systems, purchasing, materials management, international business, management, sales, electronics and others are offered. Students also have the option of completing a minor as part of the overall curriculum. The major curriculum is developed with the input from the Industrial Distribution Advisory Committee. This committee is representative of decision makers in the industry to ensure the curriculum stays current.

Boxes ride down the line at J&L Industrial Distribution. Warehouse distribution center for J&L Industrial Distribution

About the Curriculum

General Education Requirements 40 Credit Hours
 
Major Requirements 66-75 Credit Hours
 
Required Courses 39 Credit Hours

ID140 Introduction to Wholesale Distribution
ID240 Profit Strategies in Distribution
ID340 Relationships in Wholesaling
ID345 Industrial direct Response
ID346 Industrial Climate
ID387 Cooperative Education in Interdisciplinary Technology
ID391 Wholesale Account Development
ID440 Inventory Strategies in Distribution
ID444 Quality Planning in Distribution
ID448 Wholesale Policy and Distribution
IS215 End-User Computing
IS350 Enterprise Resource Planning
MFG123 Manufacturing Processes and Method I

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Concentrations 27-36 Credit Hours

Students may select concentrations from the following:
General Concentrations:
  Communication
  International Business
  Management
  Purchasing/ Materials Management
  Sales
  Supply Chain Management
Technical Concentrations:
  Apparels, Textiles Merchandising
  Electronics
  Information Systems
  Manufacturing
  Pharmaceutical and Sales-Combined Concentration


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Minor Requirements 0 Credit Hours

No minor is required.

University Elective Courses 9-18 Credit Hours
   
Program Total 124 Credit Hours

Note:
Each student must choose a writing intensive course as part of major completion requirements. Consult your adviser for course options.

About the Faculty

>>  Robert Teehan