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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 Distribution Operation and Technical Sales (DOTS) program is housed within the School of Technology Studies. Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Distribution Operation and Technical Sales. 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 Distribution Operation and Technical Sales 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

DOTS140 Introduction to Wholesale Distribution
DOTS240 Profit Strategies in Distribution
DOTS340 Relationships in Wholesaling
DOTS345 Industrial direct Response
DOTS346 Industrial Climate
DOTS387 Cooperative Education in Interdisciplinary Technology
DOTS391 Wholesale Account Development
DOTS440 Inventory Strategies in Distribution
DOTS444 Quality Planning in Distribution
DOTS448 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