Transportation Studies Minor

General Requirements

  • All minors are 15 credit hours or 5 courses, including business core courses.
  • Students must attain a 2.0 grade point average for all courses in the minor.
  • Students must attain a minimum grade of C- in each course included in the minor.
  • All courses in the minor must be on a graded basis.
  • A minimum of 9 credit hours of coursework included in the minor must be taken in residence at UMSL.
  • One must complete a baccalaureate degree at UMSL in order for a minor to be conferred.
  • A minor may be added for up to two years following completion of the baccalaureate degree

Specific Requirements for the Minor

Available to all students.

SCMA 3370/MKTG 3770Introduction to Transportation3
SCMA 3371/MKTG 3771Traffic and Transportation Management3
Select three of the following:9
Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Advanced Supply Chain and Operations Management
Transportation Security and Risk
Internship in Supply Chain and Analytics 1
Seminar in Supply Chain Management and Analytics 1
Independent Study in Supply Chain and Analytics 1
Business Logistics
Global Supply Chain Management
Advanced Topics in Supply Chain and Analytics 1
Basic Marketing
Internship in Marketing 2
Seminar in Marketing 2
Independent Study in Marketing 2, 3
Total Hours15

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the history and importance of global and domestic transportation on society from policy, regulatory, economic, legal, sustainability, and demographic perspectives.
  • Describe the role of transportation in supply chain management, the key elements of transportation, basic processes in managing strategic and tactical transportation management operations, and digital transformation of transportation operations.
  • Define and explain basic concepts of supply chain and transportation risk management, and their impacts on shareholder value and corporate performance.
  • Explain the role of data, analytics and technology in transportation.