CSC Warehouse and Distribution Operations (221-212-30)

Program: Warehouse and Distribution Operations
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-212-30
Length: 9 credit hours, 1 semester. The program is designed for both full-time and part-time students. Length may vary.
Lead Faculty: Robert (Bob) Hayes

Purpose: The Warehouse and Distribution Career Studies Certificate program is designed for students seeking employment in the warehouse and distribution field or for those presently in the field who desire to increase their knowledge or update their skills. The curriculum is designed to prepare students in the study of inventory control, material handling, computerization, basic logistics federal transportation regulations and OSHA regulations. The program prepares students to read bar codes for locating and stocking products. In addition students learn to operate warehouse equipment such as forklifts, and reach trucks.

Occupational Objectives: Employment and advanced opportunities upon completion of the program include: Stock Picker, Material handler, Shift leader, Warehouse and Distribution Technician

Student Learning Outcomes: Warehouse and Distribution Operations Career Studies Certificate graduates will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Understand the basic role and practice of distribution center organizations, including transportation, shipping and receiving product as it applies to warehousing/distribution discipline.
  2. Read bar codes as it applies to the location, shipping and receiving of product in a warehouse.
  3. Demonstrate basic principles of human relationship skills which can be used to successfully interrelate with customers, associates, employees, and superiors in a business setting while adhering to a strong set of generally-accepted ethical principles.
  4. Understand the concepts necessary to address warehouse and logistics trade-offs between space and time in optimizing a modern distribution center operation.

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College. In addition to the admissions requirements established by the College, entry into the Warehouse and Distribution program requires a high school diploma or the equivalent. Students with deficiencies in English, reading, or arithmetic will be advised to take developmental courses offered by the College.

Warehouse and Distribution Operations (221-212-30)
Sample Schedule
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
IND 137 Team Concepts & Problem Solving 3
IND 193 Studies in Warehouse & Distribution1 3
Total Minimum Credits 9

1. Proficiency in English at the level of ENG 1, in reading at the level of ENG 5 and mathematics at the level of MTH 2 required.