California State University, Long Beach                                                                 Policy Statement
 
                                                                                                                                 02-14
                                                                                                                         October 4, 2002

Master of Arts in Global Logistics (code 5-8513)

This pilot program was recommended by the Academic Senate on December 7, 2000, approved by the President on January 19, 2001 and approved by the Chancellor's Office on April 11, 2001.

Prerequisites

1.  A bachelor's degree with a grade-point average of 2.75 or better.  A student whose overall grade-point average is less than 2.75, but who possesses a strong employment history in supply chain management or logistics or who possesses a recent record of academic excellence by completion of certificate or other coursework, may be admitted by special action of the Admissions Committee.

2.  Students are required to submit:  a completed application form; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework; two letters of recommendation from members of the academic profession under whom the applicant studied or from individuals in positions of leadership with whom the applicant worked; and a statement of the applicant's interest in pursuing a career in global logistics.

Advancement to Candidacy

Satisfy the general requirements of the University for advancement to candidacy.

Course Requirements

Completion of a minimum of 30 units beyond the bachelor's degree and graduate coursework as follows:

1.  Core requirements (15 units):  Satisfactory completion of ECON 500, 555, 556 and MGMT 500 and 541.
2.  Satisfactory completion of at least one course in each of the following three emphases (9 units):

A. International Emphasis (ECON 572 or MGMT 543);
B. Transportation Planning and Policy Emphasis (CE 522, PPA 550, or PPA 541); and
C. Coordination, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Emphasis (PPA 570 or HRM 654). 3.  Satisfactory completion of a Concentration Emphasis by completing one additional course (3 units) in either: A.  International Emphasis (ECON 572 or MGMT 543);
B.  Transportation Planning and Policy Emphasis (CE 522, PPA 550, or PPA 541); or
C.  Coordination, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Emphasis (PPA 570 or HRM 654). 4.  Completion of ECON 655 (3 units).



EFFECTIVE: Fall 2002 through Spring 2007

Code:  5-8513
College:  28
Career:  GR
IPEDS (Major) ERSS:  05101
IPEDS (Degree) ERSD:  05101